Global Trainee - R&D Electric

Husqvarna Group Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 2 days ago

Husqvarna Group is a global leading producer of outdoor power products and innovative solutions for forest, park and garden care. Products include chainsaws, trimmers, robotic lawn mowers and ride-on lawn mowers.The Group is also the European leader in garden watering products and a global leader in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. The Group's products and solutions are sold under brands including Husqvarna, Gardena, McCulloch, Poulan Pro, Weed Eater, Flymo, Zenoah and Diamant Boart via dealers and retailers to consumers and professionals in more than 100 countries. Net sales in 2016 amounted to SEK 36bn and the Group has around 13,000 employees in 40 countries.

Husqvarna's Global Trainee Program is a global leadership development program designed for new / recent graduates who have less than 3 years of working experience but with ambition to eventually move into senior leadership roles within the company. Trainees are permanently employed by Husqvarna from the beginning and will participate in a 2-year rotating (6-month) assignment plan that is focused on a targeted position upon graduation from the program. The program also includes 1-week training modules between assignment rotations which are hosted at our corporate hubs in Sweden, U.S., Germany and China.

More information about the Global Trainee program, as well as testimonials from current and former Trainees, along with FAQ's, can be found on Husqvarna's career page at http://www.husqvarnagroup.com/en/trainee-program

The U.S. will be hiring (1) Trainee position in the Consumer Brand Division's R&D Electric & Electrical Systems team. The targeted position upon completion of the program is a Design Engineer located in Charlotte, NC.

Job Requirements

Successful applicants will meet the following qualification requirements:

  • Recent college graduate with less than 3 years of professional experience

  • Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering; additional computer science coursework preferred with GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Previous international experience or education is preferred

  • Unrestricted right to work in the U.S. now and in the future

  • Highly flexible and mobile. During the Trainee program, this role may require multiple international assignments in Sweden/Germany for extended time (up to 6-9 months).

  • Mechanical aptitude with relevant hands on experience (mechanical and/or electrical)

  • Demonstrated leadership experience (in school, as a volunteer, on the job)

  • Strong work ethic

  • Demonstrated curiosity

  • Competitive nature

  • Resourceful / creative in achieving goals

  • Ability to effectively communicate and explain ideas to others

  • Strong initiative with a demonstrated ability to work independently and be a self-starter

  • Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, identify trends, and translate results in order to make effective decisions

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