The Intelligent Sensor Solutions (ISS) business unit Vice President of Research & Development (VP R&D) reports to the ISS business unit President who is a member of the corporate executive leadership team. The ISS VP R&D is a member of the business unit leadership team and will lead a department that includes a total of approximately 60 employees (including eight direct reports) who are responsible for the worldwide research, development, and engineering activities for the ISS business unit.
Together with the ISS leadership team, the VP R&D is responsible for leading the development of strategy and technology, delivering timely solutions to the market, and executing development activities necessary for the comprehensive array of ISS products. Specifically, the VP R&D will be responsible for innovation, development, design, engineering feasibility, testing, and support of products and technologies for new products, and product enhancements. The VP R&D will present a clear and exciting picture for the organization to ensure that the company is aligned toward common goals. This position will interface with other global business unit R&D organizations to leverage best practices and synergies.Specific duties include, but are not necessarily limited to:•R&D Team Leadership: Provide inspirational leadership to ensure that the R&D organization is highly competent, action oriented, customer centric, and accountable for attainment of development goals. Responsible for hiring, team management, and talent development within the research, development, and engineering team. Foster a spirit of cooperation between business functions.•Strategy: Contribute to ISS BU strategy definition including technology direction and development. Work in tandem with other functions to bring new products from R&D to market. Further define strategies and deliver on product roadmap.•Technology: Drive adoption of new trends including technologies, platforms, standards, and methodologies to increase competitive advantage. Oversee the patent management process, activities, and documentation. Lead research and development collaboration with universities.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation will be commensurate with experience including a competitive base salary, bonus opportunity, competitive benefits package, and relocation assistance.
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