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Job Description
The Position

Reporting directly to the R&D Director, the R&D Manager is responsible for managing the activities of (individual or cross-functional) engineering disciplines in the achievement of a robust, industry-leading products. Key interactions will be required with various groups (i.e., marketing, internal and external subsystem vendors, applications) across geographically dispersed locations including Hillsboro, OR; Acht, The Netherlands and Brno, Czech republic.

Specific Deliverables associated with this opportunity include:
  • Manage the development and delivery of specific tool platforms according to a concrete schedule.
  • Implement rigorous review processes and set clear expectations around the key deliverables of technology programs. Hold internal and external vendors accountable to specifications and timelines through rigorous project reviews, adherence to the quality management system and defined delivery schedules.
  • Develop and implement analytical rigor in systems and requirements analysis.
  • Effectively negotiate engineering requirements with cross-functional teams including sales and marketing, applications engineering, manufacturing and field service.
  • Work closely with Product Marketing to develop a robust and integrated product roadmaps.
  • Provide technical and management leadership and mentorship for high-potential individuals.
  • Contribute to the engineering budgeting process by providing rigorous financial/budgetary analysis and recommendations for projected systems development/design, enhancements/upgrades, manpower and prototype development.
  • Work with other Engineering Management to conceive and implement a more robust platform development methodology and process.
  • Ability to manage staff, assign specific duties, and create a constructive and cooperative working relationship.

Position Requirements

The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
  • Typically requires a University Degree in related technical field required. Advanced University Degree in related discipline preferred. PhD in these disciplines and significant prior design experience preferred.
  • Typically requires 10 years proven experience in systems or subsystems design experience of highly-integrated, high-performance web based environments and digital science oriented.
  • 2+ years management experience in directing engineering programs or development teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex engineering programs/projects through a defined and rigorous product management process.
  • Proven ability to build consensus among key stakeholders that may not be under your management control.

All experience may have been gained concurrently.

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