Leads development projects for production sites, including co-development with local engineers
Provides cost-efficient R&D for TT business unit via service level agreements
Incorporates relevant design expertise and experience in projects in line with brand/product strategy
Encourages creativity in R&D teams
Actively searches for best-in-class technologies among competitors and develops innovation roadmap
Implements structures respecting existing patents; creates min. 3 market-value adding patents per year
Cooperates closely with product managers to assure customer focus and target costing; co-develops product roadmaps
Coordinates product development managers defining the right allocation of the resources
Establishes and maintains operational budgets for his team personnel and equipment
Supports R&D projects at group level participating in meetings and sharing technical information and "best-practices
Encourages "best-practice" sharing through the participation and promotion of meetings, newsletters, knowledge sharing tools and all other initiatives liaising on a world-wide basis
Cooperates with design committee to ensure brand-consistent design of product ranges
12 - 15 Years of relevant experience in Gear Cutting and Transmission based products.
B.E, B.Tech with M.Tech, M.S. or PhD. Is preferable.
Is end-to-end responsible for developing products (Gear Cutting & Transmission Based Products) and driving innovation according to BU product roadmap.
Technical responsible for Gear Cutting & Transmission Based Products
Maximizes product profitability and improve product performances
Assures competitiveness and innovation of products and processes from a technological and design standpoint, in line with the reference guidelines
Ensures and consolidates that the growth of the technical "know-how" within the working group is shared and constantly increasing
Applies all relevant international regulations/norms/standards