Thule Group Sport & Cargo Carriers

Do you want to join an extraordinary team developing world-leading products that make it easy to bring along the things you care for – easily, securely and in style – when living an active life? Are you a team player who thrives in a sustainability-driven environment and where you will be given the opportunity to impact the design and technology of products designed to inspire to live an active life? Welcome with your open application!

About the position:

As Thule Group continues to grow we offer you the opportunity to join our Engineering team at our Global Product Development Center in Hillerstorp, within our different product categories; Sports & Cargo, Packs, Bags And Luggage and Active with Kids. As a Design Engineer you will have the opportunity to further develop your career together with a great team of highly skilled engineers with a high level of technical expertise and interest for the products that Thule Group develops. You will work with world-class products as well as gain new knowledge and experiences.

As a Design Engineer you will develop new products and components with high quality within targeted cost budget and time plans to meet market requirements of our consumer. You will also be evaluating technical solutions with respect to manufacturing methods, strength requirements, cost and aesthetics. You will work in close cooperation with Project managers, Concept engineers, Simulation Engineers, Test engineers, Prototyping and other Design Engineers as well as other resources within Thule Group.

Your profile:

We are always looking for talented engineers who want to participate in the challenging and exciting journey in front of us. We are looking for both experienced as well as less experienced talents.

To enjoy your new organization you need a pro-active and entrepreneurial personality who thrives in a high speed and team oriented environment. We trust you have a structured and professional approach with flexibility in mind and consistency in delivery together with a strong problem-solving ability. An important requirement is that you have an academic degree in Mechanical engineering or similar, preferably with a couple of years with relevant work experience in design engineering or product development. We expect you have 3D-CAD competence (preferable Solidworks), PDM-system competence, documented technical knowledge as well as fluency in English.

We believe in strong team work both within your own team but also across teams. We strive to be an open and curious organization, sharing our knowledge and inspiring one another. Within Thule Group you will find people who have a passion for the products we make and the outdoor company we are. We share the same values and we like to have fun. All of our employees have a joint responsibility to maintain that spirit and contribute to it.

About our Global Product Development Department:

We have over 120 engineers working in our Global Product Development Department and to keep the momentum in successful product development innovation, most of our Product Development functions are in-house, such as project managers, industrial designers, concept-, design-, prototype-, simulation- and test-engineers. Our team consists of highly skilled and motivated members with a well-balanced variety of experiences.

We are a truly global company with an international and multi culturally mixed team. English is the language we use in our daily communication. We see a great future with continued passion for product development that is so vital for our growth as a company. We have invested heavily in expansion of our site in Hillerstorp. New offices, more space and a highly equipped Product Development center with a very impressive Global Test Center are investments that we are proud of.

We also try to engage as much as possible in the nearby community to help develop a sustainable future. We are proud of our roots and history of being part of the entrepreneurial Gnosjö area. Our investment in new resources, facilities and product development is also a huge investment in the area of Hillerstorp and Gnosjö.


Show your interest in our company and our Global Product Development Department by submitting your application. If we see potential match between your profile and what we need in our talent pool, we will reach out to you as soon as possible.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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About Thule Group

Thule Group is a global sports and outdoor company. We offer high-quality products with smart features and a sustainable design that make it easy for people across the globe to live an active life. Under the motto Active Life, Simplified — and with a focus on consumer-driven innovation and long-term sustainability — we develop, manufacture and market products within the product categories Sport&Cargo Carriers (roof racks, roof boxes and carriers for transporting cycling, water and winter sports equipment, and rooftop tents mounted on a car), Juvenile & Pet Products (strollers, bike trailers, child bike seats and products to bring your dog), RV Products (awnings, bike carriers and tents for RVs and caravans) and Packs, Bags & Luggage (hiking backpacks, luggage and camera bags). 

Thule Group has about 2,600 employees at nine production facilities and 35 sales offices worldwide. The Group’s products are sold in 138 markets and in 2022, sales amounted to SEK 10.1 billion.

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