R&D Manager
Full Time
Hangzhou, China

Overall management of R&D activities of hob (Induction hob, gas hob and electrical hob) development in APAC&MEA.
Create,drive and lead technology roadmap for assigned domain in alignment with glocal technology organization.
Provide input to product line regarding technology strategy planning and industry dynamics
Drive and foster a culture of innovation within business area and global CX area
Team up with product line and global CX laboratory to identify opportunity of product claim
Complexity management of technical architecture and platform in alignment with product line and global CX area.
Qualiyt improvement and cost optimization after product launch
Ensure all projects targets are achieved in terms of quality, cost and deliverables.
R&D budget planning and management
Supervises resources, workload and work allocation for different R&D groups and countinously improve R&D efficiency.
Ensure appropriate competencies are developped and acquired within the team to support development of products and systems according to consumer needs and benefits and lead by innovations

Reporting to:  R&D Director, Food Preparation, Taste, BA APAC&MEA

Minimum Qualification

Demonstrated leadership skills in people management
Keen to drive and deliver results with good quality
Be agile in a fast paced environment and take ownerhsip of task
Good communication skills and multinational culture background
Consumer driven innovation competence

Educational Requirements

Bachelor degree and above, major in Electrical engineering or gas engineering

Experience and Skill Requirements

Knowledge of Agile Methodology and Scrum / Project management skills
10+ years of experiences in R&D area, experience with hob development is a plus
Familiar with development tools like FMEA, system engineering, Design Review etc.

Language Requirements

 fluent in English, both writing and speaking

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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'