Sr. Manager Hardware Engineering

Geplaatst op: 17-08-2018 | Solliciteren voor: 01-01-2019

Job Description

As a Sr. Manager Hardware Engineering you will be accountable for all hardware engineering activities and deliverables in New Product Development and Sustaining Engineering. Reporting to the Director R&D, you will lead a team of approximately thirty professionals (BSc and MSc level) in engineering teams consisting of mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, embedded control and prototype realization. Within R&D you will have peers responsible for systems engineering and software engineering, together forming an R&D group of approximately 100 FTE.

BD is a matrix organization, organizing R&D work in cross functional projects, under leadership of Core Team leaders (project managers). Your key goal is to ensure professional execution of the hardware work in these projects, developing, guiding and coaching the team members to ensure project success and the engineer’s individual career development.


Core activities include

Lead team of hardware engineering to execute hardware engineering in projects

Assure cross functional cooperation in engineering teams

Assure best possible allocation of resources across the various projects, aligning personnel capabilities and project needs

Recruit, train, develop and manage performance of engineering team

Deploy best in class engineering principles such as DfSS, DFA, DFM

Grow functional excellence, through cross-site benchmarking, mentoring, training and functional reviews

Develop and execute technical roadmap within the hardware discipline, identifying and developing re-usable components and solutions, cost roadmaps and pre-development opportunities

Develop and ensure proper use of tools and systems, such as Inventor, Solid Works, PDM, Altium, Altium Vault and SAP Integrated CAD


You’ll love our position if…

MSc in a relevant Engineering discipline.

At least 5 years’ experience as individual contributor in hardware engineering

At least 5 years functional management experience

Demonstrated skills in identifying technical risks and mitigation

Demonstrated expertise in DfSS, DFA, DFM, EMC, ESD etc. etc.

Demonstrated expertise in design, prototyping and verification of hardware, including obtaining TUV approvals and certificates

Demonstrated ability to implement change.

Influencing and persuasion skills based on technical expertise and sound interpersonal skills.

Excellent command of English language


It’s a definitive PLUS if you are / have:

Experienced with Project management, preferably in new product development projects

Knowledge of medical device regulations (or willingness to learn)

High personal effectiveness, managing multiple high-paced work streams simultaneously.

If you have any question around the procedure please contact Richard van der Vegt (Talent Acquisition Specialist) on +31649983439.

BD Kiestra


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