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Edelweiss HR is specialized on the placement of high-quality candidates, permanent staffing solutions for companies with HQ in Europe. On behalf of our client, we are looking for a motivated personality as:
Head of Technology & Testing Laboratory
By carrying out fundamental research and developing new technologies, the department of Technology & Standardisation provides the basis for the long-term strategic alignment of the two Fiber Optics divisions. In this role, you will manage two employees in the area of Technology, one employee in Standardisation, and a leader of a team of six employees in the testing laboratory. With this newly staffed department and in close collaboration with the development departments of the various business units of both Fiber Optics divisions as well as external partners and universities, you will be responsible for providing the fiber optics technologies and competencies required for the client. You will align the technology roadmap to market requirements and leverage it to drive future product development. You will also actively carry out research in the field of fiber optics and act as a centre of excellence by providing advice and assistance to the internal business units and their development departments.
We are looking for an individual with higher education in science or engineering (such as physics or material sciences). Further training in business administration (such as an MBA) would be desirable. You bring along extensive experience in a similar role and knowledge of fiber optics and photonics. Knowledge of process engineering and materials engineering as well as of testing represents an advantage. In addition, you possess management experience and excellent communication skills. Due to our international environment, requirements include very good written and spoken English skills and willingness to travel abroad occasionally.
If you want to become part of a very team-oriented and dynamic organization where your contribution will be recognized and rewarded, please apply online