Elekta is the global leading innovator of equipment and software designed to save, prolong and improve the lives of people with cancer and brain disorders. This by means of precise and individually tailored radiotherapy. The business line Brachy Solutions is based in the Netherlands and works constantly to innovate and improve solutions that deliver High Dose Rate brachytherapy with optimized workflow and accuracy.
What could be more satisfying than playing a significant role in this effort by managing and motivating a team of technical experts responsible for creating new radiotherapy solutions that are doing so much for cancer patients worldwide?
Manager Product Development Mechatronic Engineering
Veenendaal, the Netherlands, fulltime
This fascinating position operates at the forefront of cancer treatment technology by overseeing a product portfolio of afterloaders, integrated systems and accessories. You lead a product development team of approximately 10 FTE, consisting of mechanical, electronic, embedded software/firmware, and system engineers.
Being involved from new concepts to installed products, you interact with the team, product managers, medical professionals, suppliers and other professionals of Elekta. As such, you act not only as a technical expert but also as a sensitive and energetic people manager able to create an environment of open communication and collaboration that will enable the tiny advances that make such a big difference.
In guiding and motivating the team you are responsible for several activity areas:
You attract, recruit, and retain capable individuals, building and managing a high-performance culture while establishing goals for individuals and the team. In doing so you:
Together with other functions you define the technology roadmap and drive new product developments. In doing so you:
At all times you work within appropriate cost and time limits while seeking to create a high-performance environment in which individuals and teams are free to innovate and experiment.
It is crucial that you have experience in managing highly educated technical engineers from different areas of expertise. Furthermore, it is important that you are equipped with the following personal and professional attributes:
Elekta is a forward-thinking international organization that is fully focused on its customers and the well-being of its employees. You will enjoy a flexible working atmosphere with informal structures, along with the knowledge that you are contributing to the improvement of precise cancer treatments. Further benefits include: