Senior Director / Director, R&D Engineering
What you will do
This position is the senior most development center leadership role in the largest product design center in a $500M global Intrusion security products business.
The role is responsible to develop and deliver new products, support the business’s existing products, and provide technical services to the business’s customers.
This position is responsible to provide leadership and vision to more than 250 R&D professionals in the mechanical, hardware, embedded software and systems, certification, project management and product testing disciplines who work in the Toronto engineering center.
In addition this position is responsible for the over-all new product delivery performance of the Toronto design center including on time project delivery, product development cycle time, achieving product cost and design re-
use targets, as well as over-all engineering productivity. This position is responsible for developing an exciting innovation culture in the design center, for encouraging the team to innovate, to protect our innovations through patent filings and for establishing a continuous improvement culture within the R&D team demonstrated through identified annual initiatives that drive YOY improvement in design center performance.
How you will do it
Partnering with Marketing, Sales, Project Management, Product Management, Operations and executive leadership this role is ultimately responsible for delivering new products to the business on time, on budget and superior to the competitor’s offering and to provide a continuous flow of new products to the market, and continuous growth of new product sales for the business.
Taking an active role in the global Security Products business R&D leadership team is also a large portion of this role through which we will foster best practice sharing across the $1.
5B Security Products business, share resources and R&D capabilities and jointly working to establish the technical direction of the collective business.
Coordinate the development of software, hardware and service elements to deliver defined solution sets.
Managing hardware and software development teams locally and those based in other countries.
Work closely with the Manufacturing and Supply Chain functions to ensure the efficient and effective manufacturing of products and drive product cost reductions wherever possible including participation in joint PFMEA reviews to ensure effective control plans.
Work closely with the Marketing, Product Management and Sales functions to ensure successful new product introductions.
Work closely with the Service function to respond to product quality issues.
Manage and improve the product development stage gate process. Drive use of leading edge design tools / Computer modeling (Simulation) to shorten development time and gain competitive edge.
Establish and track appropriate product design metrics to reduce overall development cycle time.
Be responsible for internal L3 technical support and external technical cooperation.
Be responsible for implementation of the quality system, also for adherence to Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance programs.
Support ISO9001 / TS16949 Implementation.
Manage and support the software development team to deliver world class software development capabilities and processes. Including demonstrated expertise the Agile Software development.
Participate in development of Patent Strategy-Filing in appropriate jurisdictions for protection along with ensuring key areas are targeted to ensure competitive edge.
Maintain strong grasp of industry trends, cutting edge technology and marketplace changes to ensure that TSP remains in a leading position with regard to its competitors.
Utilize research, technology, and product partnerships to access innovation, enhance capabilities, and cost effectively expand the overall product portfolio.
What we look for
all project time to completion.
manufacturing related functions which impact customers.
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Who we are
At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient.
We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-
set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.
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