Dietikon, Zurich

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What you can expect:

The primary role of this position is to lead and advance our team of mechanical, electronics and firmware engineers and to further the architecture and re-use of the control and mechatronics systems driving our measuring modules. You manage the team and implement a performance and customer oriented, collaborative and team spirited agile culture. Empowering the team members to work self-organized in their agile project teams contributes to the success of our customer projects.

Reporting to the Head of R&D you are a hands-on leader responsible for:

  • Lead, manage and further develop the capabilities in the team and improve the technical, methodical, and interpersonal skills of each team member
  • Harmonize and develop the functional and engineering discipline standards (e.g., design rules, tools,
    methods). Ensure training of each team member and a thorough implementation of best practices
  • Collaborate in the cross-team and cross-functional coordination that secures an agile and self-organized planning and coordination between various fixed project teams of the activities from parallel programs in the company
  • Participate in project reviews to assure the quality of project work and results and enforce adherence to rules and guidelines
  • Advise project management and team members on estimating resource and timeline requirements for mechatronics and controls subsystem developments in customer projects
  • Lead and facilitate the further development of architecture/platform standards for the Volpi product range and the provision of ready to use reusable assets that speed up the development of new modules
  • Build and maintain a network of external partners that can augment the staffing needs of the projects in case of peak resource demand or add specialty knowledge/skills
  • Manage our electronics laboratories and our Maker Space and advance our facilities for testing and fast prototyping of demonstrators, proof of concepts and prototypes

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor or Master in Electronics or Mechatronics
  • At least 10 years of experience in developing inter-disciplinary mechatronics or measuring systems
  • Several years of experience in a technical and personnel leadership role in R&D with a proven record to advance the capabilities of those managed
  • Experience in the development of medical or IVD products to ISO13485 standard or in other industries with a strong regulatory background would be an advantage
  • Experience in electronics and mechanical CAD systems and embedded software engineering environments
  • Strong self-motivation combined with a high personal responsibility, degree of reliability, quality awareness and sense for pragmatic solutions
  • Aptitude for working with people, very high level of social competence, and communication talent
  • Able to deal with VUCA situations and driving the way forward
  • Pronounced self-motivation and commitment in connection with a strong sense of responsibility and reliability
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English and German

What we offer:

Independent and varied position with growth potential in a dynamic and international work environment. A highly motivated, collegial team and attractive employment conditions in a modern office building with a rooftop terrace within walking distance from Dietikon train station await you. Ultimately, your work will have a positive effect on people’s lives through improved healthcare diagnostics.

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