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R&D Operations Excellence Lead

Saint-Prex, Switzerland


For our R&D Team, we are looking for an experienced

R&D Operations Excellence Lead


in order to maximize our effectiveness and compliance by developing and maintaining business processes and supporting R&D operation to excellence on product design and technology development.

Key responsibilities and activities

  • Develop and maintain processes, guidance, tools, and templates in collaboration with process owners
  • Enable multi-technology processes & tool alignment and serve as the subject matter expert on R&D processes & tools
  • Provide guidance on product development, lessons learned and best practices
  • Ensure alignment in the product development processes, a clear and consistent design control practice to guarantee product integrity during development and along the life cycle (ECM process)
  • Lead design operation to excellence and ensure delivery of projects on time, in full.
  • Provide technical advice, recommendations, and methodology for problem-solving
  • Lead internal design decision and support design review
  • Lead all technical issues and task force to diagnose, troubleshoot and provide corrective actions and solutions
  • Research and develop technology with an R&D and product development focus

Hard skills

  • Master/PhD in System Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of related working experience with an understanding on multi-technology product design and R&D business processes
  • Experience in mechanical or electrical product design and qualification from concept to series production, industrialization field experience as a plus
  • Experience in R&D business processes optimization and deployment with the required change management skills
  • Experience on X-CAD, numerical simulation, PDP processes and PLM solutions as a plus

Soft skills

  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, and decision making skills
  • Driven, self-starter with excellent planning and organizational skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English and French)

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Willing to join? Send us your application (CV and cover letter) via our e-mail address or apply below.