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Head of R&D - Switchgear & Control System (15-20 yrs)
Duties & Responsibilities :
- Planning, Executing, Monitoring, Controlling, and Improving during development cycle.
- Risk assessment on technology implementation/development.
- Lead development and responsible for the developmental implementation of the technology roadmap.
- Leading the department hardware, software, mechanics development as well as certification and R&D project management.
- Coordination and control of all development projects (multi-project management) with milestone tracking up to series launch.
- Adhering to the product specification with defined timeline, project cost and target product cost during development.
- Creation of the technology roadmap in cooperation with the product manager, hardware and software team leader.
- Future-oriented design of the division organization, as well as standardization of the development processes for efficient workflows.
- Cross-site exchange of development managers within other group companies in order to exploit synergies.
- Technical and disciplinary responsibility of employees as well as their promotion and further development.
- Providing Technical solution for customer queries through product management or sales.
- Commitment for product costing by close interworking with Purchase / sourcing, production engineering and product management.
- Capable of sharing technical know-how to engineering team and internal functions for execution of customer orders on need basis.
- Train the team on technological know-how and monitor the progress.
- Knowledge upgradation of norms - IEC, ATEX, BIS, ISO etc.
- Lead the Cost reduction activity by redesigning the products based on market demand from product management.
- Product quality and reliability to be ensured and achieve the safety without any compromise.
- ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) focus
- EMS - Awareness and participating in EMS Programs/Initiatives by adhering to the instructions / operation control procedures.
Specialised Knowledge :
- Development for Low voltage switchgear and controlgear parts based on primary IEC norms both Ex and industrial.
- Installation equipment, control equipment, Power distribution panels, system solutions like Junction box, Terminal box, cable glands, control station, plug & sockets, limit switches, fuses, bus bars, DOL/star, contact blocks, actuators, relays, contactors, MCB, MCCB, RCBO etc.
- Added advantage if possess knowledge in LED Linear, floodlight and pendant lighting
- CAD Tools like Solidworks, Simulation, PDM, ECAD, etc and also ERP tool like SAP & NAV.
- DFMEA & PFMEA
- PDCA cycle of continuous improvement
- DFM and DFA
- VA/VE, PPAP, etc
- QFD, NPV, Scenario planning etc
- Six sigma, Lean, Kaizen