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Head of R&D

Job Description

We are the biggest electric motor manufacturing plant in Europe. The production of electric motors is specific - it is a combination of honest human work and the latest technologies. Today, we have over 2 000 employees and more than 2 300 different machines and equipment units at the Mohelnice plant. We produce around a million electric motors per year, predominantly according to the individual requirements of our customers from all over the world. Become the Head of R&D and come to rotate the world with us!


You area of responsibility

  • Development of low voltage motors applying the latest technologies by permanent enhancement of the development environment through intensive use of simulation
  • Intensive use of magnetic and mechanical design simulation tools in motor development to optimize overall motor design and accelerate new product launches
  • Disciplinary employee management and personnel responsibility for more than 30 R&D employees at the Mohelnice site and promote growth mindset within the organization
  • Part of escalation team solving potential technical product issues
  • Being a part of the global Low Voltage Motors R&D team implementing the R&D and segment strategy as well as the overall strategy of the business unit based on existing and new motor platforms

Your objectives and main tasks

  • Drive innovations in technology or research activities in worldwide collaboration with other functions and departments to ensure Siemens' technological leadership
  • R&D project execution in collaboration with international cross-functional teams
  • Drive the development of low voltage motors and solutions and/or services based on existing or new platforms that are timely and competitive in the market
  • Drive cross-functional and segment alignment for R&D topics
  • Consistent implementation of R&D projects within the planned time, target cost, quality and in compliance with the planned R&D budget
  • Drive continuous improvement and productivity within own scope and cross-functionally, share best practices and lessons learned across business unit
  • Intensive cooperation and coordination with the motor plant in Mohelnice
  • Ensure business success and customer satisfaction as well as professional stakeholder management
  • Ensure compliance with specified architecture, design, guidelines, and product safety and hazard prevention
  • Drive the ideas and measures improving product competitiveness (Design to Cost)

You should have

  • Completed technical degree in physics, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering
  • Professional experience in the technical products development environment with lean agile development teams and processes
  • Experience in leading global development teams, transforming organizations and processes, and respective budget responsibility
  • Leadership skills: Entrepreneurial thinking, giving and receiving feedback, driving innovation and change, analytical problem solving and decision making
  • Personal skills: Communication, driving of results, creativity and innovation methods, teamwork and collaboration, fostering a growth mindset and conflict management

You can especially look forward to

  • International and dynamic industrial environment
  • Possibility to participate in significant changes to processes to the Siemens company
  • Possibility of personal development

We furthermore offer

  • Place of employment: Mohelnice, CZ
  • Possibility of finding work in a highly perspective field
  • Power and facilities of the thriving company Siemens

Employee benefit program

  • Company Benefit programm
  • Canteen on site, food allowances
  • Employee share scheme, 5 weeks of paid leave
  • Flexible working hours; possibility of working from home
  • Company car and other employee benefits



Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens, s.r.o., OZ Elektromotory Frenstat and OZ Elektromotory Mohelnice

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Either

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