Woodward Inc ENGINEERING MANAGER - NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION in Krakow, Poland

Description

DUTIES:

  • Organizational lead of team for new product development and implementation on frequency converters

  • Manage a multi-disciplinary team of approx. twenty electrical and mechanical engineers across three European locations

  • Collaborate with System Engineering in platform development

  • Responsible for design, validation and verification of electrical / electronic systems

  • Have a strong understanding in electro-mechanical and thermal design, ideally in the field of power electronic products

  • Drive product development and development of methods, rules and tools in an equal way.

  • Develop and lead a global development organization with members in Kempen, Krakow and Sofia

  • Drive an innovation and quality culture in the team

  • Deliver complete frequency converter solutions based on customer requirements

  • Experienced in technical customer contact during order execution

  • Continuous improve validation and verification concepts in development

  • Ensure design for reliability through quality measures in engineering, e.g. FMEA, DVP&R;

  • Lead of improvement projects, ideally certified LEAN practitioner

  • Resources and skills management

  • Personnel development of subordinates

Qualifications

JOB QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

  • 8 - 12 years of experience in electro-mechanical development engineering, finally in leadership position. International leadership experience will be a differentiating factor.

  • Completed university studies preferred in mechanical engineering with strong electrical background.

  • Person with ability to drive technical decisions

  • Very experienced in time and project management

  • Excellent leadership skills, being sensitive to human nature

  • Deep understanding of product development methods and processes

  • Knowledgeable in Six-Sigma-Methods, Lean Leadership

  • Very good communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent analytic and conceptual skills

  • Being pragmatic and willingness to make decisions

  • Very good English language knowledge will be essential

Job

Job: Engineering Management

Primary Location: Poland-Malopolska-Krakow

Organization: Woodward

Schedule: FULL TIME

Shift: 1st Shift / Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 18, 2017, 12:11:10 AM

Req ID: 1701097