The Engineering Director will be responsible for leading the engineering technical department of 100+ resources in order to meet schedule, financial and technical objectives mainly correlated to the Medical device product development.
Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do:
Leading Senior Functional Management team in all design engineering area;
Oversees Engineering activities, define priorities, promote new capability development and strategic initiatives;
Lead change management to adapt organization to business needs;
Define capability growth aligned to business trend and needs;
Understand technology trends and applicability to Flex customers’ products;
Support HR in strategy definition and implementation for people development drive strategy for Engineering and talent retainment;
Implementing best practice engineering methods, sponsoring DfX and Lean activities;
Monitoring & control of engineering resource KPI (utilization, performances, skillset) implementing common good practice;
Budget control for the engineering department;
Support the business organization for customer-facing, escalation, proposal development;
Interface with all other organization functions (PM-Quality-Technology-Sourcing-Finance) in order to work always aligned on common objectives and priority;
Coach Functional Managers under his staff.
Here is some of what you’ll need:
Master’s degree in engineering (Electrical/Software/Mechanical);
5+ years’ experience in management of a functional team in charge of product design;
Strong knowledge of all phases of a product development process;
Fast learner and decision maker, self-organized and able to work-out multiple priorities;
Strong leadership, proven evidence to work in complex environment in either people or product development management;
Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills;
Knowledge of main development process and framework: Agile, PMP, Waterfall, Iterative;
Fluent in written and spoken English.
We consider the following experience as a plus:
Experienced in highly regulated environment for engineering product design;
Experienced in working in a global environment, with strong attitude to work with different cultures.