VP of Global Engineering Technology

Compensation

: $95,170.00 - $147,950.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



While Company has best-in-class HV design resources in Hauppauge and in the UK, and talented design engineers in China, Valhalla and Bochum, fully qualified to address current requirements, we believe we need a corporate leader with the vision to strengthen our staff, develop the partnerships and resources, create the strategy, and execute the technical roadmaps that will enable Company to be the strategic partner our customers will need for tomorrow 's technologies.

The Global VP of Engineering Technology will:

  1. Ensure that development projects are appropriately resourced and facilitate internal processes and collaboration to shorten development cycles and achievement of stable production;
  2. Strengthen regional engineering resources to enable local design teams to partner effectively with local OEM design teams to develop products that address regional and application/market segment requirements (e.g. rapid development of more robust, user-friendly and cost-effective products for emerging markets);
  3. Collaborate with internal Order Acquisition (Sales, Marketing) to support current customers and identify and win new business opportunities;
  4. Partner with Order Fulfillment (Supply Chain, Production, Customer Service, Quality etc.) functions to enhance product development and introduction, reduce supply chain risk and develop strategic partnerships with best-in-class suppliers and value engineers;
  5. Continuously improve manufacturing processes, and quickly resolve customer system integration and field reliability issues;
  6. Create a culture of innovation that will enable Company to be a strategic partner to cutting edge global system developers.

Company has been developing a high-performance organizational structure and culture intended to:

  1. Foster each site 's cohesion, energy and creativity;
  2. Ensure that each site is aligned with each other and with corporate objectives;
  3. Develop synergies by increasing collaboration between sites and corporate functions.

The resulting organizational structure clarifies lines of reporting at each site, creates corporate leaders of major functions or departments, and enhances cohesion within sites and collaboration across sites by creating an 'accountability ' reporting structure in which the functional (departmental) leaders at each site report both to their site leader and to their corporate functional leader.

The Global VP of Engineering Technology is a new position created to enhance collaboration of engineering departments across sites and with other departments and develop a proactive strategic approach to:

  1. Define and execute a technology roadmap;
  2. Optimize global engineering organization, resources and skills;
  3. Develop internal and external strategic technical partnerships.

Responsibilities:

  1. Represent technology agenda in leadership meetings;
  2. Maintain knowledge of technology trends relevant to all aspects of HVPC and XR source design;
  3. Develop global engineering resources with appropriate skills for current and future needs in regional markets and key market segments and applications;
  4. Develop and execute strategy for design resources in Asia while protecting core IP;
  5. Collaborate with Operations and Quality to optimize DFM, Reliability, COP, COG, NPI, etc.
  6. Collaborate with Marketing in the Strategic Learning Process to gain market insights and execute technology and product roadmaps;
  7. Collaborate with Sales in customer homologation, Key Account Management and pursuit of new business opportunities.

Requirements:

  1. 10+ years of Engineering leadership in power conversion, system development or a closely related field
  2. Masters (PhD preferred) in Electrical Engineering
  3. Proven track record in Organizational and Talent Development
  4. International Leadership Experience (Asian markets preferred)
  5. Passionate about collaborating with other disciplines, customers, suppliers to create value
  6. Committed to fostering High-Performance teamwork


Job Requirements:
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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