Director R&D (Shanghai)

Your Profile

  • Engineering background (Master, PhD) and broad technical and interdisciplinary knowledge
  • Relevant working experience of min. 5 years, including proven managerial track record in a global cooperation with roots in CH/ EU preferred
  • Knowledge of sensor and measurement technologies as well as experience with both product and process development and also customer integration (in the development process)
  • Proficient in English and Chinese as part of overall excellent communication skills

Your Responsibilities

Your responsibilities at Sensirion are extremely varied and exciting. You develop the latest generation of sensor technology in interdisciplinary project teams. Your future supervisor, Geoffrey Zhang, General Manager at Sensirion Automotive Solutions China, describes his day-to-day work below.
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What are the specific tasks?

As Director R&D you will be in charge of a still small R&D Team, which you will have to grow in terms of size and capabilities whilst also being deeply involved in technical topics on a daily basis. You will also be a member of the core management team, which means you will be working with interdisciplinary stakeholders, be part of the management review and manage your own KPIs. Customer communication and representing our R&D in audits will also be a substantial part of the job. Since the company is very young, we also expect from all our management team to grow the core company, which we see as an exciting opportunity.

What are the daily challenges?

You will be working in a very dynamic, quickly changing environment. Prioritizing the company's resources whilst keeping in mind the tasks of both yourself and all your team members is a daily challenge. Furthermore, high responsibility decisions that shape the future of the company need to be taken on a regular basis. An open mind-set and a hands-on attitude is a must have to be successful in this position.

What are the daily challenges?

You will be working in a very dynamic, quickly changing environment. Prioritizing the company's resources whilst keeping in mind the tasks of both yourself and all your team members is a daily challenge. Furthermore, high responsibility decisions that shape the future of the company need to be taken on a regular basis. An open mind-set and a hands-on attitude is a must have to be successful in this position.
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About Sensirion

Sensirion stands for state-of-the-art technology, innovation and outstanding performance. The Swiss company is the global leader in the manufacture of high-quality sensors and software solutions for the measurement and control of environmental parameters and flows. Millions of our sensors are used all over the world, including in the automotive, medical technology and consumer goods industries, helping advance the continuous improvement of health, comfort and energy efficiency. Sensirion makes an active contribution to a smart and modern world with its sensor technology.

Benefits

  Employee involvement, commitment is rewarded
  Continuing education opportunities featuring a variety of courses
  Two staff restaurants, free fruit and drinks
  Fitness, comprehensive indoor and outdoor athletic offerings
  Discounts on public transportation, free parking
  Accident insurance with private benefits worldwide
  Discounted mobile phone contract
  Social events, from board game nights to the Friday after-work beer

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