About the Head of Engineering and Development
The Head of Engineering and Development will lead the development of high reliability optical switching systems and their transfer into series production. The role encompasses requirements capture; module and equipment design; resource and project coordination; and product lifecycle management.
Together with the CTO, the Head of Engineering and Development will maintain an overview of technological trends, contribute to the product roadmap and secure know-how with patents. Working closely with other departments and suppliers, as well as other engineering leaders within the HUBER+SUHNER group. They will be responsible for productivity of the engineering teams, helping to shape the culture and implementing the right approach to achieve optimal results in terms of cost and time targets. Working with the team leads, the individual will strive to deepen and broaden engineering capabilities through training and recruitment of the best people and by developing the next generation of leaders.