GLOBAL ENGINEERING DIRECTOR - ELECTROMECHANICAL ENGINEERING
TOP JOB Global Engineering/R&D Director - Electromechanical
Our client is an international industrial company supplying process industries with high performance products and technical solutions. In order to sustain the strong growth of their activities, we're actively searching for a Global R&D/Enginering Director.
- Electromechanical engineering expert
- International experienced Engineering/R&D Manager
- Hainaut (Belgium) with 40% of international travels
Directly reporting to the Vice President of the BU, the role is created to align, co-ordinate and manage the Global Engineering and R&D activities of the Business Unit concerned. Your specific responsibility is to co-ordinate and support the R&D and Engineering Managers in their activities ensuring appropriate product innovation prioritization, product specifications and launch, customer installation and commissioning of products and optimized supply chain. You will be a key actor to resolve applications issues. You will manage large R&D and Engineering teams (more than 70 people) in several international locations. You will manage the Global Systems NPI project portfolio across regions and in cooperation with the M&T Vice President, Global Operations Manager, Regional Product line and R&D management. You will co-ordinate the product portfolio planning by balancing the product offering needs of the regions with the ability to manufacture those products to proper technical quality and cost and by providing product recommendations based on customer practices and needs. You will be responsible for driving the Innovation process within your BU. You will be responsible for consolidating global R&D budgets.
Master's Degree or PhD in Mechanics or Mechatronics Engineering, you present 10 to 15 years of practical experience in the following fields: Project Engineering in Mechanics, Automation or Mechatronics for process Industries; A Management experience in R&D/Engineering and Product Management/development is necessary to succeed in this relevant challenge. 10 years' managerial experience in Multicultural environment would be a must. Your technical area of expertise is large: mechanical engineering, process automation & PLC, mechatronics, thermo-mechanical modelling, hydraulic,… A practical experience in Robotics application engineering would be a plus. You're able to build, conduct and manage efficient and complementary global R&D and Engineering teams. You're marketing and business oriented, with an ability to understand and translate strategical business needs into pragmatically products and systems' solutions. You're a strategic thinker with capacity to manage hands 'on and operational projects/teams. You are a key interlocutor for clients all over the world. You're open for international travels worldwide (40% of your time). Natural leader, innovative, open minded, pragmatic, business oriented, with both strategical and operational skills. Your English is fluent. A good command of French would be a plus.
Our client offers a challenging technical management position within an international high-tech industrial environment.
Interested by this high level technical position? Thanks to apply on line or contact Alexandre Bouvier Hays Engineering 010/23.37.00.