Global Senior R&D Manager   - Medical
Location  Galway, Ireland OR Trenton Lane, MN, USA
The successful candidate will:
·         Own all product development engineering activity for the Devices Group within the Medical BU
·         Own all process development engineering activity for the Devices Group within the Medical BU
·         Play a leading role in our Global Device product development strategy
·         Build strong relationships with our customer organizations
·         Drive strong collaboration with our Commercial and Business Development Teams
·         Partner with CTO, Metals and Interconnect on Product Roadmap and Innovation efforts
·         Partner with Product Management, PMO and Operations in executing new product deliverables and successfully transferring new products into Operations
·         Support technology group in the delivery of demonstration prototypes on time to support identified programs
·         Delivery of working prototypes to ensure projects hit agreed timelines to design freeze
·         Delivery of required test units (design/clinical as required) on time and on budget
·         Development of processes to ensure device design passes timely and in budget transition through stage gates into long term operations/manufacturing
·         Attract and retain top engineering talent across the devices organization
·         Ensure a focus on ECE Extraordinary Customer Experience
·         Work closely with our Commercial and Business Development Organizations to support new business initiatives
·         Partner with the CTO, Business Development and Commercial in the development of innovative solutions or platforms that can help our customers to win in their markets
·         Align with Operations to set clear expectations regarding transferring new products into manufacturing.
·         Partner with Product Management in overall Portfolio decisions and commitments.
·         Develop and manage a high performing organization which is fit for purpose.
·         Own and manage functional budget.
·         Drive accountability in their teams to meet project objectives and milestones.
·         Drive innovation and technical problem solving within the portfolio. Partner with Cross Functional Team in enabling the success of all new product development efforts
·         Work closely with existing and potential customers in selling our capabilities
·         Employee Development
·         Upskill and develop the R&D and PD teams to ensure effective execution of the existing and future portfolio
·         Apply the TE philosophy of I&D in all hiring and development activities.
·         Support employees in reaching their career potential, utilizing the available resources (both system and process) and creating development plans that meet their and the business expectations.
·         Represent Device Engineering during all customer visits, tech days and executive presentations
·         Drive a culture of winning spirit and success.
Qualifications & specialist training required:
·         Level 8 Degree in Engineering.
·         Proven expertise in process development
·         Proven experience as a Leader of a large Technical Engineering team
·         Execution and business results delivery focused
·         Experience of working in a multi-national - Public Company environment
·         Cost Center Management
·         International experience and personality geared toward New Product & Business Development &ndash collaborative working & effective listening skills are critical in this role
·         Master qualified with the following competencies a distinct advantage. - Portfolio Management Strategic Planning Technology Development/Evaluation
·         Strategic Marketing Clinical Expertise Integration Leader Business  Development IP Creation/Management Catheter/Guidewire Development Design Controls Expert     Hardware/Software Development
·         Strong communication skills both Written & verbal
·         Self-starter, entrepreneurial in nature, fearless as to Business Development challenges
·         Ability to both push-back and champion vision for Device Engineering while prioritizing key initiatives
·         Experience in Strategic Planning Mergers and Acquisition Business Development & Customer Partnering
·         Team development &ndash focus on building immediate and long-term team success through development
This position reports to the GM of the Metals and Devices Business with a dotted line to the Medical CTO
If you are interested in the role of Global Senior R&D Manager please click on the apply button and send us your CV" You can also contact our office on 093 41932 "If you would like to learn more about our company please visit our website www.bdr.ie