Dream Job – Product Development Leader, The Ocean Cleanup

Product Development Leader

Delft, The Netherlands

The Ocean Cleanup
Full-time • Permanent Reference: VA034


The Ocean Cleanup develops advanced technology to extract, prevent, and intercept plastic pollution. Our goal is to initiate the largest cleanup in history by 2020.

We are a young organization with a mission to tackle a global problem of an unprecedented scale. What we are aiming for is not easy, and we know we need to push the limits of current technological boundaries to reach our goals. We are passionate about creating awesome things. Working at The Ocean Cleanup isn’t for everyone. Cleaning the oceans is hard. But we believe that through optimism, perseverance and ingenuity we will succeed.

We are recruiting a diverse team of bright, high-performing people, who feel comfortable going off the beaten path, and who perceive setbacks merely as necessary obstacles to be taken on the route to great and lasting achievement.

About the role:

The Product Development Leader is responsible for bringing new concepts into a working prototype on the market.

Responsibilities include:

Leading the team developing novel cleanup technologies, delivering a reliable, environmentally-sound, cost-effective and executable systems on time and budget

Liaising with, and coordinating the input of external engineering and consulting companies

Formulating the engineering plan from a systems engineering perspective (requirements, work breakdown structure, individual work-packages)

Leading and coordinating the engineering team special projects and responsible for executing the design iteration and validation steps

Timely and within budget delivery of the team’s contributions

Please apply by sending your CV and motivation letter to hr@theoceancleanup.com You can also use this email address to send questions regarding the position.

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