Site Leader R&D Center Dresden (m/f/d)

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Dresden, SN, DE, 01277

Company: Heraeus

Site Leader R&D Center Dresden (m/f/d)
Location Dresden
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of approximately 14,900 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.


Your role and responsibilities:

  • The primary responsibility of this position is to lead, manage, and coordinate the activities of the Heraeus Medical Components (HMC) Development Center in Dresden, Germany
  • In your role, you are responsible for leading and shaping the local organization. This includes leadership of all Product development and Design Engineering as well as Prototyping, Process Engineering and Quality resources.
  • As the site leader you are coaching the local team, supporting customer interactions and partnering the local team with the leaders across functional lines within our global organization.
  • With your customer centric mindset you are a role model for providing excellent customer experience
  • You effectively promote a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement and team work throughout the site.
  • The preparation of short-term and long-term plans, budgets and capital plans in accordance with HMC and business requirements are also part of your tasks as well as the participation in M&A scouting, due diligence, and post integration activities.



What is required for this role:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to think with a customer perspective and understanding the best methods to drive a distinctive customer experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization to ensure optimal information flow
  • Demonstrated consistent growth in dynamic leadership roles ideally in global organization with a track record in successful change management.
  • Technical degree and 15+ year’s industry relevant experience, including design and development of finished products devices in a regulated field.   
  • Understanding within FDA and CE regulated environment and demonstrated understanding within ISO13485 certified organization
  • Experience within multi-products in a technical manufacturing environment required
  • Working with a positive attitude, acting within the principles of the HMC and Heraeus Core Values and demonstrating the Heraeus Code of Conduct Policy as relates for position