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Global R&D and Innovation Manager

Danvers, MA

Posted: 05/09/2024 Job Number: 16682

Job Description

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Title: Global R&D and Innovation Manager
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering
  • Duration: Perm
  • Pay rate: $130-160k
  • Job Location: Danvers, MA
  • Job# 16682

Job Summary: 
The Global R&D and Innovation Manager will lead our research and development efforts in advancing our interconnect products for aerospace and military applications. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with a proven track record of driving innovation, managing talented team of engineers, and ensuring the successful development of leading-edge solutions for military and aerospace applications.

Essential Functions:
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to engineering teams globally, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Lead the design and development of interconnect products (connectors and accessories, cable assemblies, cable and pipe support, etc.) tailored to meet the exacting requirements of the military and aerospace sectors.
  • Develop and execute global engineering strategies in alignment with company objectives, ensuring design excellence, cost-effectiveness, and product reliability.
  • Foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among engineering teams in different regions to optimize product development and integration.
  • Efficiently manage global engineering resources, budgets, and project timelines.
  • Stay abreast of the latest technology trends and apply relevant innovations to our product portfolio.
  • Other responsibilities or duties as required.
Required Skills/Qualifications (mandatory on resume):
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and delivering complex R&D projects from conception to market launch.
  • Extensive leadership experience in the military, aerospace, or related industries, with a proven track record of managing global teams.
  • In-depth expertise in interconnect design, manufacturing processes, and a deep understanding of industry standards.
  • Outstanding leadership, communication, and collaboration skills.
Desired Skills: 
  • 10 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • 5 years of experience leading an engineering department
Required Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree
Desired Education: 
  • BS in Engineering
Physical Requirements: 
  • Ability to lift up-to 25 lbs.
Supervisory Responsibilities: 
  • Will have direct reports domestically and internationally. 

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Meet Your Recruiter

Emily Donahue
Regional Recruiting Manager

  • Directthe recruitment efforts for both the Quincy, MA and Providence, RI branches. 
  • Manages a distributed team of recruiting leads, individual contributor recruiters and account managers. 
  • Responsible for leading the fulfillment and execution of sourcing, recruiting, sales and business development practices across the region. 
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