BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Manager Hardware Engineering in Drachten, Netherlands

Job Description Summary

Job Description

As a Sr. Manager Hardware Engineering you will be accountable for all hardware engineering activities and deliverables in New Product Development and Sustaining Engineering. Reporting to the Director R&D, you will lead a team of approximately thirty professionals (BSc and MSc level) in engineering teams consisting of mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, embedded control and prototype realization. Within R&D you will have peers responsible for systems engineering and software engineering, together forming an R&D group of approximately 100 FTE.

BD is a matrix organization, organizing R&D work in cross functional projects, under leadership of Core Team leaders (project managers). Your key goal is to ensure professional execution of the hardware work in these projects, developing, guiding and coaching the team members to ensure project success and the engineer’s individual career development.

Core activities include

  • Lead team of hardware engineering to execute hardware engineering in projects

  • Assure cross functional cooperation in engineering teams

  • Assure best possible allocation of resources across the various projects, aligning personnel capabilities and project needs

  • Recruit, train, develop and manage performance of engineering team

  • Deploy best in class engineering principles such as DfSS, DFA, DFM

  • Grow functional excellence, through cross-site benchmarking, mentoring, training and functional reviews

  • Develop and execute technical roadmap within the hardware discipline, identifying and developing re-usable components and solutions, cost roadmaps and pre-development opportunities

  • Develop and ensure proper use of tools and systems, such as Inventor, Solid Works, PDM, Altium, Altium Vault and SAP Integrated CAD

You’ll love our position if…

  • MSc in a relevant Engineering discipline.

  • At least 5 years’ experience as individual contributor in hardware engineering

  • At least 5 years functional management experience

  • Demonstrated skills in identifying technical risks and mitigation

  • Demonstrated expertise in DfSS, DFA, DFM, EMC, ESD etc. etc.

  • Demonstrated expertise in design, prototyping and verification of hardware, including obtaining TUV approvals and certificates

  • Demonstrated ability to implement change.

  • Influencing and persuasion skills based on technical expertise and sound interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent command of English language

It’s a definitive PLUS if you are / have:

  • Experienced with Project management, preferably in new product development projects

  • Knowledge of medical device regulations (or willingness to learn)

  • High personal effectiveness, managing multiple high-paced work streams simultaneously.

Want to Apply?

If you’re a team player who is passionate about Medical Devices and healthcare and we’ve just described your career aspirations, then please click on the APPLY button.

If you have any question around the procedure please contact Richard van der Vegt (Talent Acquisition Specialist) on +31649983439.

Primary Work Location

NLD Drachten - Marconilaan

Additional Locations

Work Shift

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.