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HEAD OF NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT (M/F)

THE COMPANY

BEA is a leading manufacturer of sensing solutions for automatic door systems and for industrial doors. BEA sensors ensure comfortable opening and safety of users around doors.

Success within these legacy markets and rapid advancements in technology has fuelled BEA’s growth into new markets and we now also offer a complete line of access control, safety and security solutions for industrial-, security- and transportation-based segments.

BEA is looking permanently forward but is also willing to provide state of the art services and support on existing product to all its customers.

YOUR MISSION

As Head of New Product Development, you manage the new products development department, you ensure the organization of the development activities and the efficiency of design teams, and you collaborate to the research & innovation strategy of the company.

YOUR ACTIVITIES

Directly reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, and having a cross-functional role in the company, you are responsible for the strategy of new product development and operational deployment.

You work to the optimal functioning of your department (made up of about 30 multidisciplinary engineers) taking into account the annual budget allocated to you, the respect of the deadlines, the respect of the costs of developments, the objectives to reach, the technical constraints, quality, …

You plan and make available the resources (staff, materials, tools and methodology) required to achieve the objectives and this, in collaboration with the Managers of your Department.

You supervise the team leaders (software, mechanics, electronics, optics, signal processing, microwaves) and facilitate inter-disciplinary collaboration.

You also supervise a Project Leaders team closely linked to customer needs.

You animate a dynamic of continuous improvement : management / evolution / adaptation of skills and tools.

You promote the integration of innovation into new products in collaboration with the Research and New Technologies Department.

You report the performances Studies in Management Review.

You ensure the application of Quality / Quality Assurance methods / processes / methodologies developed jointly with the Industrialization, Quality and Manufacturing Departments.

You promote the reuse of basics in new products and work with the Maintenance Department on the control and durability of the product life cycle.

YOUR COMPETENCIES

– Industrial Engineer degree (min.) in the considered field.
– Relevant work experience in a similar function (management).
– Competence in coaching and team management.
– Competence in administrative management, budget, planning, cost management
– Commercial skills in welcoming customers and participating in discussions with them.
– Strong knowledge of written and oral English.

OUR OFFER

  • As worldwide player BEA can offer you an interesting and challenging work in a fast-growing company which focuses on innovation, passion, teamwork, respect and empowerment.
  • A unique chance to join the core team of an ambitious project that will shape BEA’s future.
  • An attractive salary package with extra-legal advantages.
  • An outstanding work location in Liège Science Park.

Wishing to join us? We are looking forward to meeting you !

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