R&D – Fire Device & Systems

Air Energi
03 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
R&D – Fire Device & Systems

Key Skills: Senior Management, R&D, Fire or BMS

Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Salary / Package: Excellent Salary + Bonus + Car Allowance

Languages: English
Timeframe: Role has full sign off and budget, ready to interview and appoint

Interviews: Held at a time to suit

Recruitment Partner: Airswift

Key Words: Engineer, Design, R&D, Fire protection, fire suppression, fire systems, automated systems, BMS, building management system, optimisation, integrated solutions, industrial automation, construction, security, entrance systems, lighting, HVAC systems, oil & gas, industrial.

The Position & Experience Required:

This is a senior level role, that could suit someone in leadership, a director or senior manager within the BMS industry. Although the role is focusing on fire, we are open to people from other areas of controls, BMS systems or CCTV etc, if you have the relevant research and development experience. We are looking for someone who can:

* Provide strategic direction, leadership and accountability for research and technology activities for Industrial Fire offerings globally

* Be a thought leader within the organization to help advance the Product & Technology strategy. Drive Global Product Line Roadmaps for BMS and Industrial Fire, working closely with Marketing and Business teams.

* Direct and coordinate research and technology activities for development of new products, services and components

* Drive Engineering Execution with exceptional focus on, Innovation, Built-In Quality, and product cost.

Experience of value

* Extensive product and technology development experience in fire devices and systems for industrial environments

* Any experience in working with SIL systems, with a good understanding of MTBF, MTTR, and Functional Safety

* Understanding of products for industrial, oil & gas, and transportation segments.

* Extensive engineering leadership experience driving NPIs, O&M and VECE initiatives

* Demonstrated skills in negotiating & project planning, towards significant reductions in NPI cycle time

* Demonstrated ability to drive change, leveraging Scaled Agile Practices (SAFe), and Platforming approaches

* Experience in platforming projects to satisfy multi-regional regulatory / standards requirements

* Work with partners and ODMs to drive offerings faster to market, which being a lean organization.

* Master’s degree in Engineering

* Work well in a cross-functional, strongly matrixed environment

* Inspiring leadership for teams, engaging in talent development and growth.

The Next Step:

We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift, and the account manager Daniel Preston

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