Research and Development Director / Hidex, Turku
Hidex is a family owned high technology company which develops and manufactures high performance analysis equipment for life science research, radiation measurement and nuclear medicine. Our products utilize modern technology and excellent tradition of workmanship. With strong links to the scientific community we continue to innovate and develop to improve scientific research and safety of everyday life.
Today more than 4000 Hidex precision instruments are at service in leading laboratories worldwide as well as in some of the hardest conditions on the planet. Jungles and deserts, oil platforms and ocean going vessels – even submarines are no challenge for Hidex instruments. With our customers we improve the research of medicine, safety of nuclear industry, sustainability of the environment and purity of our food and water supplies.
We are currently looking to recruit a
Research and Development Director
In this role you will lead development projects focusing on analytical instruments for life science research and environmental monitoring. Reporting to the General Manager your main duties will include:
- Management of product development projects across the project life cycle
- Define, describe and develop product development processes to ensure efficiency and requirements of Hidex's quality system
- Leadership and management of the R&D team and related partners
- Assessing the level of competence as well as training of R&D personnel and taking care of their development
- Prepare budgets for the projects and monitor expenses
In addition you will provide leadership and oversight to ensure the development of all operations across Hidex and work closely with multiple stakeholders representing and promoting Hidex at conferences, webinars and client/partner meetings.
You possess an academic degree in physics, engineering or other related field. You have a proven track record from research and development function and strong project management skills. All prior knowledge in radiation detection or optical measuring procedures will be to your advantage. As this is a supervisor role, you have experience in people management and you are able to demonstrate experience of leading a team of multi-disciplinary experts providing scientific direction and support. You are a proactive team player with drive, initiative and ambition.
For more information please contact MPS Consultant Henri Huopalahti (tel. 050 406 5944). Please submit your application by Oct 12th. To apply please fill out the application form via the application button and attach your CV with expected salary request.