R&D manager – Switzerland (upper Neuchâtel region)
Our Client is a leading engineering company in the machine tool manufacturing field. Thanks to their know-how and the innovative team spirit, they create models used in tech fields such as aeronautics, aerospace, automotive, medical. The group is a Japanese multinational company. The site in Switzerland collaborates across the globe with different factories belonging to the same group. Today, the team collaborates mainly with the site based in Germany.
For the R&D department, we are looking for a professional that will lead the technical team towards conceptualization of new machines, developing and customizing high precision product lines. The team in Switzerland is made of different nationalities (multinational experts and technicians from various domains, such as, mechanical or electrical). The team also gives support to different activities such assembly activities, sales and after sales services.
Multiculturalism mindset is key for success in this role.
- 5 years minimum experience in the machine tool manufacturing field
- 5 years minimum in managerial roles (technical management)
- Fluent in French, German and English
- Like traveling (Japan and Germany) 25% of the time