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Vice President of Research and Development


Ametek
Location: United States, North America
Job type: Permanent
Sector: IT & Communications
Category: Analyst Jobs
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Job ID #: 10487
Location: US - Califorinia - Hayward
Functional Area: Research / Development
Division: PIP - Process & Analytical Instruments
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: 7 - 10 Years
Relocation Provided: Some Relocation May Be Available
Hours of Work:
Travel Percentage: 10
Shift:

Position Description

Position Summary:

The Vice President of Research & Development (R & D) will have a clear sense of urgency and demonstrated track record of driving innovation leading to the introduction of new technologies in the marketplace. This R & D leader will be charged with the management and oversight of all teams responsible for the development of SmartView®, SmartAdvisor® and VisionGear® platforms. This role will be fully empowered and accountable for the day-to-day execution of the tasks required to drive completion of all projects on time and within budget. This role will lead a team of approximately 20 Electrical, Mechanical, Software Engineers and Technicians in establishing Ametek Surface Vision as a market leader and the customer’s first choice. The position will report to the Divisional Vice President & Business Unit Manager and will work in close collaboration with senior leadership.

In particular you can expect to:
• Create and manage a high-performance world class engineering team, which includes 20 Electrical, Mechanical, Software Engineers and technicians.
• You will insure that your teams have significant career development and growth opportunities, including succession planning.
• Lead the development of next generation web and surface inspection and monitoring and process surveillance applications.
• Apply and promote code quality and coding standards
• Develop and execute software test plans and test cases
• Manage the development of major model upgrades to existing surface inspection and web monitoring platforms to keep current platforms competitive in the market place.
• To be the technical leader of the Ametek Surface Vision business unit, and to keep current on the technology, competitors, and current trends in the web inspection and monitoring market place.
• To work closely with Product Managers, the Business Managers, and senior management on the strategic direction of the business.
• Provide regular and transparent reporting to senior management on project status for each project on a regular basis.
• Manage both large and midsize projects. You will lead cross discipline project teams, and are expected to work collaboratively with other company functions.
• Create and manage a high-performance world class engineering team. You will insure that your teams significant career development and growth opportunities, including succession planning.
• Work in Hayward, California, but manage a globally distributed team and be fluent in English. Some travel will be required.

You will have the opportunity to:
• Improve customer outcomes.
• Meaningfully impact the company’s short-term and long-term success.
• Work closely with executives across the organization.
• Grow your role as you see fit.
• Learn everything there is to know about web and surface inspection and monitoring and process surveillance applications
• Create an inspiring workplace

To be successful, you will need:
• At least 7 years of R&D experience on software-controlled, electro/mechanical vision devices.
• At least 5 years of experience as a Director of R&D managing an engineering group of at least 10 engineers or greater.
• Proven experience driving significant improvements with a team and business.
• To have a proven track record of developing major software controlled electro/medical devices to successful commercialization. The product should have generated a minimum of $30M/year in annual revenue.
• Mobility and willingness to travel

Education:
• Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, System Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
• Master of Science highly desired.

Some Logistics:
• Located in Hayward, California.

About AMETEK
AMETEK Surface Vision (Hayward, CA) is a business element of Ametek’s Electronic Instruments Group, a leader in advanced instruments for the aerospace, power, process and industrial markets. AMETEK, Inc. is a $4.0-billion, global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices.

Position Requirements

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Job ID #: 10487
Location: US - Califorinia - Hayward
Functional Area: Research / Development
Division: PIP - Process & Analytical Instruments
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: 7 - 10 Years
Relocation Provided: Some Relocation May Be Available
Hours of Work:
Travel Percentage: 10
Shift:

Position Description

Position Summary:

The Vice President of Research & Development (R & D) will have a clear sense of urgency and demonstrated track record of driving innovation leading to the introduction of new technologies in the marketplace. This R & D leader will be charged with the management and oversight of all teams responsible for the development of SmartView®, SmartAdvisor® and VisionGear® platforms. This role will be fully empowered and accountable for the day-to-day execution of the tasks required to drive completion of all projects on time and within budget. This role will lead a team of approximately 20 Electrical, Mechanical, Software Engineers and Technicians in establishing Ametek Surface Vision as a market leader and the customer’s first choice. The position will report to the Divisional Vice President & Business Unit Manager and will work in close collaboration with senior leadership.

In particular you can expect to:
• Create and manage a high-performance world class engineering team, which includes 20 Electrical, Mechanical, Software Engineers and technicians.
• You will insure that your teams have significant career development and growth opportunities, including succession planning.
• Lead the development of next generation web and surface inspection and monitoring and process surveillance applications.
• Apply and promote code quality and coding standards
• Develop and execute software test plans and test cases
• Manage the development of major model upgrades to existing surface inspection and web monitoring platforms to keep current platforms competitive in the market place.
• To be the technical leader of the Ametek Surface Vision business unit, and to keep current on the technology, competitors, and current trends in the web inspection and monitoring market place.
• To work closely with Product Managers, the Business Managers, and senior management on the strategic direction of the business.
• Provide regular and transparent reporting to senior management on project status for each project on a regular basis.
• Manage both large and midsize projects. You will lead cross discipline project teams, and are expected to work collaboratively with other company functions.
• Create and manage a high-performance world class engineering team. You will insure that your teams significant career development and growth opportunities, including succession planning.
• Work in Hayward, California, but manage a globally distributed team and be fluent in English. Some travel will be required.

You will have the opportunity to:
• Improve customer outcomes.
• Meaningfully impact the company’s short-term and long-term success.
• Work closely with executives across the organization.
• Grow your role as you see fit.
• Learn everything there is to know about web and surface inspection and monitoring and process surveillance applications
• Create an inspiring workplace

To be successful, you will need:
• At least 7 years of R&D experience on software-controlled, electro/mechanical vision devices.
• At least 5 years of experience as a Director of R&D managing an engineering group of at least 10 engineers or greater.
• Proven experience driving significant improvements with a team and business.
• To have a proven track record of developing major software controlled electro/medical devices to successful commercialization. The product should have generated a minimum of $30M/year in annual revenue.
• Mobility and willingness to travel

Education:
• Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, System Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
• Master of Science highly desired.

Some Logistics:
• Located in Hayward, California.

About AMETEK
AMETEK Surface Vision (Hayward, CA) is a business element of Ametek’s Electronic Instruments Group, a leader in advanced instruments for the aerospace, power, process and industrial markets. AMETEK, Inc. is a $4.0-billion, global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices.

Position Requirements

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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