Technical Manager

Research & Development | Sundbyberg, Sweden, Sweden
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Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at​.

Technical Manager

We are seeking a Technical Manager who will be responsible for managing and inspiring a team of passionate Product Owners and Design Engineers.

This is an opportunity to be part of a highly innovative company. We work with the entire product development chain, from idea to end customer. You will help to guide innovation forward with your team and enabling them to create and manage next generation technology.

Together, we develop designs and position ourselves as one of the world's leading players in water handling.

This role is placed at our product development site in Sundbyberg where we also have our well-equipped R&D Laboratory.


  • Coach, mentor and develop employees, including overseeing new employee´s onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities.
  • Active involvement in product development
  • Initiate technology development activities
  • Defines technical product roadmaps
  • Owner of the technical platform for the product portfolio, to be maintained in close cooperation with component owners and cross functionally with marketing and operations
  • Work with and initiate continuous improvements



We are looking for a person that enjoys guiding, developing, inspiring, and growing an engineering team. You have previous experience as a manager, and we think you have an engineering background yourself.

We believe you understand how to translate product and business goals into technical solutions and can mentor your team in this.

As a great leader, you possess compassion and understanding that every individual and situation is different. We also see you take great care in making sure everyone always feels welcome and included!

Personal skills

  • Structured
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Cross-boundary collaboration
  • Passionate about leading people and teams
  • Inspiring accountability

Why Work at Xylem!

We offer you a creative and international environment where you get the opportunity to focus on your personal and professional development together with committed and helpful colleagues. Engage as a volunteer through Xylem´s business program for community initiatives Xylem Watermark:

Everyone's equal value

We want people, regardless of skin color, age, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity, to feel at home, not just at Xylem, but everywhere in the world. For us, diversity means more than just a policy or a set of methods. Diversity is a fundamental part of our corporate culture and a key to long-term growth.

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We look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process if we find the right candidate.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Corporate Recruiter Leila Sayyad,

We only accept applicants through .

Union representatives are Mikael Lövås, Unionen, and Martin Larsson, Sveriges Ingenjörer, phone: + 46 8 475 60 00.


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