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Manager R&D Future Grid

Job Description

Overview:

The Head of RD Future Grid provides leadership and technical support for FG AC & DC R&D Teams (local team of 15, also supports 20+ engineers in China, and ~ 20 contractors in India). Technology focus includes EV Charging stations, cloud /IoT, analog and digital technologies, power electronics. Member of global staff driving projects for North America as well as assisting in world-wide programs. Significant coordination with Germany, China, and India R&D for worldwide solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • As Head of R&D Future Grid you will coach R&D employees to increase skills, personal development, competencies and building up know how in accordance with current and future requirements.
  • Moreover, you plan and steer the R&D headcount and core competence in accordance to developed strategies.
  • You ensure a high innovation culture by initiating patent workshops, driving technology roadmaps and product profiles as well as supporting platform approaches.
  • You improve productivity within the development by driving processes implementing measures and relevant tools.
  • Further, you define strategies for R&D and overall R&D related processes, coordinate with related managers in HQ as well as define participation and support audits and process improvement projects.
  • You establish know how of future product requirements in the area of the DC and AC Charger market, support the PLM define phase and measure/improve the overall performance of 
  • You plan and control overall R&D cost center budget as well as R&D resources, coordinate with related persons in HQ and define strategies for the required headcount, competencies and budget. 

Knowledge, Skills, Education:

  • Successfully completed master's degree in a technical field of study.
  • Long-term experience in the development of power electronics, controls and PLCs including Hardware and Software
  • Extensive experience in the Project Management of mid-sized projects within an agile environment and PLM Processes
  • Experience in people management and coaching and as well as intercultural experience with teamwork in cross different countries in a leading position
  • Knowledge of the Future Grid portfolio as well as an understanding of DC chargers for E-Mobility would be an advantage
  • As you act in an international environment you bring in fluent English language skills and good German skills
  • Last but not least, you are result and quality oriented, are customer focused, and have great communication skills

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

www.siemens.com/careers/digitalminds - if you would like to find out more about Digital Minds at Siemens.

* Based on the level of the selected candidate, this position may be hired at level 5b or 5a.

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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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