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Product Manager

Koledo International BV headquartered in the Netherlands is a privately owned entrepreneurial spin-off of Royal Philips Electronics specialized in developing, manufacturing and selling professional LED solutions. The company has over ten years of experience introducing LED technology in the sign- and architectural-industry. Our LED-products meet the highest standards and quality specifications. We achieve this high standard because we manage and control the complete "route to market" process: from design, development, production, quality control to marketing & sales. Plants in Romania, Poland and China produce under strict supervision of our own highly educated technical engineers using Philips patents and Philips technologies. 

The product Manager / Engineer will be a key member of our development team that designs and develops LED systems and components for commercial use in signage and architectural projects. 

In addition to individual engineering tasks he/she will work with customers and vendors developing state-of-the art lighting systems. Success will be measured by the timely completion of ready-for-market product designs to be distributed internationally. Design focus will be on new products that round out our LED lighting offering. 


Successfully design LED lighting systems from concept to production 

Provide technical guidance for product road map 

Complete TUV, cUL, CE certifications 

Mechanical and optical testing 

Mechanical CAD 

Create new innovative and practical product designs in accordance with company specifications and design   standards 

Evaluate and develop design improvements and cost reductions for existing products 

Analyze engineering problems and recommend solutions 

Perform and check engineering calculations to verify product design 

Execute detailed component design, including tolerance evaluation, material and surface treatment selection 

Create, monitor and evaluate test programs to verify/validate product performance 

Create, check, and maintain appropriate engineering documentation in support of a product design, in accordance with company procedures 

Provide the sales, operations, and marketing groups with technical assistance 

Skills / Experience

Minimum seven years of electrical/mechanical development engineering 

BS in Engineering 

Excellent communication skills in English 

Ability to work in a team environment 

Demonstrated ability to independently design mechanical components based on a keen understanding of material properties, manufacturing processes, machining and assembly fit tolerances as well as kinematic and stress analysis 

Demonstrated proficiency in the use of MS Office 

No restrictions to travel 

Proven leadership and decision making abilities 

Familiar with electrical system design 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Preferred Skills 

Lighting equipment or component design and manufacturing experience highly desirable 

Establishing processes and tooling for off-shore manufacturing facilities 

Optical design 

3D CAD modeling 

MathCad software 

Heat transfer analysis 


If you are interested in being considered for this role on our expanding team please contact us at Koledo International, Eindhoven by emailing your resume and cover letter to nicolle.noordendorp@koledo.nl

1/7/2014 Vacancy has been filled.



Koledo is headquartered at Esp 214 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands with primary operations based in i.a. Asia, United States and across all major countries in Europe.