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You want to proof your skills by joining a global incubator program?

Our first internal start-up is about to kick off and it is not supposed to be the only one! In order to generate further ideas and products, we are looking for you in the role as...

Customer Development Lead (m/f/d)

In your new role you will ...

  • develop research and testing strategies for entrepreneurial teams; lead on research documentation and logistics.
  • execute on user research tactics and methods that uncover user pain; design tests that validate or invalidate hypotheses.
  • coach teams on tactics and best practices for conducting effective user research.
  • lead research synthesis and translate observations into findings.
  • partner with designers to create testing stimuli in various degrees of fidelity.
  • write interview scripts to match the testing strategy.
  • create hand-drawn storyboards.
  • work with designers on low-to-high resolution designs for testing.

You will succeed in the role because ...

  • you have a degree in Human Computer Interaction, Anthropology, Psychology, Behavioral Science, Cognitive Psychology or equivalents.
  • you gathered at least three years in a similar role.
  • you already gathered experience with a variety of qualitative research methods including foundational (remote and in-person interviewing), generative (participatory design, storyboard testing), and evaluative methods.
  • you demonstrated experience applying open-ended customer research methods in service of conceiving, validating, and building a product.
  • you enjoy collaborating in a multidisciplinary team.
  • you are able to proof your persuasive written and oral communication style.
  • you feel comfortable within a fast-paced, collaborative environment with a start up atmosphere.
  • You bring along some startup experience.

Who we are

TDK Corporation

TDK Corporation is a world leader in electronic solutions for the smart society based in Tokyo, Japan. Built on a foundation of material sciences mastery, TDK welcomes societal transformation by resolutely remaining at the forefront of technological evolution and deliberately „Attracting Tomorrow.” It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronic and magnetic products. TDK's comprehensive, innovation-driven portfolio features passive components such as ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, as well as magnetics, high-frequency, and piezo and protection devices. The product spectrum also includes sensors and sensor systems such as temperature and pressure, magnetic, and MEMS sensors. In addition, TDK provides power supplies and energy devices, magnetic heads and more. These products are marketed under the product brands TDK, EPCOS, InvenSense, Micronas, Tronics and TDK-Lambda.

TDK focuses on demanding markets in automotive, industrial and consumer electronics, and information and communication technology. The company has a network of design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Asia, Europe, and North and South America. In fiscal 2022, TDK posted total sales of USD 15.6 billion and employed about 117,000 people worldwide.

TDK Management Services

TDK Management Services GmbH (TMG) was founded in 2020 and is the global service provider for the TDK Group in the areas of Human Resources, Corporate Communication and Corporate Marketing & Incubation. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, TMG is a German registered limited liability company located in Munich and Düsseldorf.

Our benefits in Munich

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Flexible working hours

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Covered by collective bargaining agreements

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Company doctor

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Social counseling

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Career development and continuing education

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Company retirement benefits

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Your Job Application

Please send us your complete application documents.

We ask career starters and experienced professionals to state their earliest possible starting date and their salary expectations.

TDK attaches great importance to diversity. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic origin or disability. Applicants (m/f/d) who would like the support of the local representative for the severely disabled are requested to indicate this in their application documents.

We look forward to meeting you.


HR Contact

TDK Europe GmbH

Human Resources
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