Director R&D Navigation - 28840BR - DE in Freiburg im Breisgau at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Key responsibilities:
  • Provide overall leadership, vision, and direction to engineering teams and project leaders to ensure business objectives and customer expectations are met.
  • Develop a customer facing global organization structure and manage research, development and engineering staff to achieve optimal performance. Create a work environment to foster innovation, creativity, and effective use of intellectual property.
  • Provide engineering resources required to properly staff and execute on New Product Development programs. Manage the engineering resources on programs to make certain tasks and deliverables assigned to R&D are executed on-time and on-budget.
  • Contribute actively and collaboratively with the NSE/NAV R&D leadership team.
  • Partners with upstream marketing on all aspects of the development process.
  • Actively cultivates relationship with customers to capture voice of customer feedback and thinking to support field/sales related efforts.
  • Leads all aspects of development related to user experience and human centered design.
  • Participates as required in the development and review of strategy, research, product development, and business objectives. Present summary of progress on key programs and milestones for the business unit as requested. Will make decisions relative to the technology/product portfolio.

Job Requirements

Your profile
  • Engineering degree with comprehensive business acumen.
  • At least 8 years of related experience preferably in strongly regulated industry in one or more of the following functional areas: Engineering, Project Management, Operations and/or Quality.
  • At least 5 years of progressive managerial experience.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership defined as visionary, inspiring, collaborative, innovative, results focused, talent developer. Strong focus on growing and developing talents, acting as a mentor and coach.
  • Experience working with global teams, global mindset and knowledge of global markets.
  • Strong decision maker and collaborator who has demonstrated technical leadership.
Please contact Ina Strassburger (+31208082475) for any further questions.

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