Global Technology Manager
Our Global Technology Manager are now taking the next step in her career and we are now looking for the right person to take on this interesting and important role. We are approaching a paradigm shift in our business, for example related to electrification, automation and interoperability. We will be the innovative technology leader and we would like you to join us!
This is a strategic position for the Underground Rock Excavation Division (URE) in order to enable the strategy and related mission and vision. The focus is to safeguard our position as the global technology leader in our business. We will establish and execute the divisional technology roadmap and secure the related intellectual assets.
Partnership with external collaboration programs and partners like SIMS, SUM, EU program, key customer etc is an important part of our strategy. This is one of our opportunities to get access to new technologies as well as adequate competencies, identify new potentials and enable external R&D funding.
The position reports to Vice President Research and Development, Anders Hedqvist.
Set, develop and communicate overall technology strategies and roadmaps that identifies and visualizes opportunities and potentials. Technology strategies and roadmaps, product plans, marketing roadmaps and industry trends shall be aligned. This is to be done cross organizational including all URE sites and in cooperation with other divisions including external partners.
Support and ensure that technology development activities relate to the underground mining and infrastructure business are aligned with the overall technology strategies.
Engage and work with leading external innovation sources, collaboration programs and partners as appropriate including identifying external financing for technology development together with other internal stakeholders.
Support and encourage knowledge sharing regarding expertise, technology and methodology within and between Product Companies, Customer Centers and other divisions within Epiroc.
Be the owner of the technology planning and development processes and facilitate Global Technology & Platform Board (GTPB).
Develop and drive the process including strategies for specific platforms and commonalities in order to maximize synergies.
Ensure global coordination and proper support to further develop URE´s IP-rights (patents, copyrights, industrial design rights, etc.) including being process owner of the URE IP process and further expand the intellectual control strategy.
Support the innovation process across all R&D sites and idea handling methodologies and tools.
Direct people management responsibilities for three senior employees and also an overall influence on all employees in the division in your role.
You have the ability to build trust and gain support for your ideas across stakeholders on cross organizational levels.
You have proven track record of building wide and effective networks both inside and outside an organization.
You have extensive experience of innovation and product development in an intense environment where it has been of importance to cope with pressure and finding new solutions and ways of working to succeed.
You are a passionate individual with excellent communication skills in English.
The position is broad and demands strategic and visionary approaches from a business minded individual.
Application and contacts
Write a short letter about yourself and describe why you want to apply for this position. We only accept applications in our system. Last day to apply is 2019-08-25
For questions about the position please contact recruiting manager Vice President Reseach & Development Anders Hedqvist email@example.com +46 70 3525992 or Vice President Human Resources Annelie Mård firstname.lastname@example.org + 46 73 2748651
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