In this role, you have the opportunity to
The Gantry Platform R&D leader role is responsible for functional leadership and management of a technical organization for CT and AMI gantry. The gantry, together with detector, couch, reconstruction and console is a key sub-system of a CT scanner.
The Director Gantry Platform leading an organization in multiple R&D sites and drive competence development, process improvement and execution of R&D projects. The role is responsible for the budget of the sub-system organization.
The role requires to develop and maintain a roadmap for the gantry sub-system in collaboration with other sub-system and system teams. Successful roadmap development requires staying up-to-date with competitive moves and to understand the possibilities offered by supplier led and in-house innovation.
You are responsible for
Part of the global R&D Management Team of CT/AMI
Creating and maintaining a sub-system roadmap for gantry in collaboration with other system and platform teams
Responsible for the budget of the organization and for management of headcount
Development of role-based competence and training plans
Execution of development and life-cycle management of gantry projects in time, quality and budget
Understand external factors including: Regulatory, Customers, Competition, and Industry trends
Drives functional excellence including: Professionalism in domain expertise, Building up of strong, innovative teams, World class productivity, Promote domain knowledge, system thinking, and customer understanding
Enables process management including: Support for all global initiatives, Prioritization of team goals, Enable adequate coverage for deliverables, Build and promote strong processes, Drives accountability across the team
Exemplifies global thinking including: Promoting openness to learning things and leverage others’ capabilities, Sharing capabilities across global locations, Building an environment of trust
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Master’s degree in Engineering or related discipline.
Deep knowledge and experience in electromechanical systems.
10+ years of experience working as an Engineer or in a similar field.
3+ years of experience as a R&D group leader or equivalent.
Experience in a regulated / process-oriented environment such as medical device development
Experience with imaging systems preferred
Experience managing teams in multiple locations.
Proven track record in platform development
Creativity and innovation
Can work with all levels people internally and externally
A real people manager can manage teams across different locations
Business proficiency in English