Head of R&D (m/f/div.)

Your role involves:

  • Direct report into the GM of i2s
  • Responsible for our mechatronics R&D Team of 30+ employees which consists of Mechanical Design, Electronics Design, Process Engineering and Software
  • Collaborating across departments (Sales, Operations, Quality, Project Management, Finance) to develop new products
  • Identifying of new technologies and their market needs in cooperation with Sales
  • Developing of logical and realistic plans for new product development that meet margin and return on investment targets
  • Responsibility for on-time and on-budget delivery of new products
  • Overseeing existing products with respect to quality, cost control, and overall product life cycle management
  • Developing of strong customer and technical relationships and uses these relationships to guide the development of selected projects

Your skills and experience:

  • Successfully completed engineering studies, ideally in the field of mechatronics or semiconductor technology
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in an engineering leadership position
  • High technical understanding of mechatronics components and assembly processes
  • In-depth knowledge of the requirements of the automotive industry requirements IATF16949, VDA6.3 and ISO 26262
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage, teach, train and motivate others
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of our global organization
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Willingness to travel

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What we offer:

In our company, we offer you long-term, secure prospects with an independent remit and tasks for which you are responsible.
One of our most important goals is a balance between family and work. For this reason, we provide you with social and health benefits that go beyond the typical level.
It goes without saying that we also support you in your professional development.

We look forward to meeting you!


Send your application documents, stating your salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date, preferably by email to bewerbung@i2s-sensors.de

Intelligente Sensorsysteme Dresden GmbH
Mr Holger Kühne
Zur Wetterwarte 50, 01109 Dresden, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)351 88 596 74