Website Videojet

Leader in printing and laser technologies, IOT networked systems

Videojet’s leadership position, competitive pressure, evolving customer and consumer preferences, and the need to offer unique and valuable experience require us to continuously innovate. The Research and Development (R&D) function advances innovation across our portfolio to drive growth and market share gains. As such, R&D delivers on Danaher core value of “Innovation Defines our Future.” In this context, the Vice President R&D is accountable for setting the R&D direction, developing and delivering innovation, driving execution, while managing the R&D organization and continuously improving the R&D organizational culture, structure, processes and talent.

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:

Provide global leadership and direction across multiple development sites in developing and delivering innovative, sustainable solutions for our customers across multiple printing technologies and consumables
Deploy process execution and continuous improvement in visual project management to deliver on time and quality our product roadmap.

  • Formulate and implement the long-term strategy with respect to new and emerging technologies that advance company objectives.
  • Support continuous quality improvement and life cycle management of current products. Drive development of product plans from product definitions to manufacturing as well as organize the allocation of resources in accordance with our internal process.
  • Provide technical and business leadership in the development of products within a highly competitive market.
  • Ensure robust product design and oversee verification and validation of initial and subsequent design changes making sure requirements are consistently met.
  • Collaborate closely with the IP team to ensure patent rights for new products are secured.
  • Establish and manage the operating budget
  • Lead the engineering teams to promote a high-performance, results-driven environment with a strict adherence to project management requirements
  • Take a systems integration approach in creating solutions, integrating hardware and software
  • Lead and manage global scientific, engineering, technical and management staff and participate in multifunctional project teams
  • Serve as a cross-functional champion (especially between Product Management, Operations and R&D teams)
  • Drive coordination and exchange between multiple global R&D sites in order to harmonize/standardize processes including best practice learning
  • Formulate action plans, objectives, and policy deployment to develop talent, organization, and best practice strategies to support innovation, quality, and time to market
  • Identifies, recruits and retains diverse talent to ensure the organization is resourced appropriately to meet goals and growth projections
  • Cultivate a collaborative and inclusive work environment

Organization:

  • Reports to: President
  • Direct reports:  8 Director/Senior Director level
  • Indirect reports: 250+

To apply for this job email your details to gwen.gioia@danaher.com

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