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Sr./Director of Engineering, Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
Summary of Responsibilities
The Sr./Director of Engineering for Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) will work closely with Product Marketing, Technology Development, Application Development, Manufacturing, Service and General Managers for the Bruker Nano Surfaces (BNS) and Bruker Semiconductor (Semi) Divisions to execute our product development roadmap. This position is part of the AFM senior management team and has an active role in development of the overall multi-year strategy and product roadmap.
Specifically, the successful candidate will lead an engineering organization that includes software, electrical, mechanical and test engineering groups. The engineering team is ultimately responsible for all product development and sustaining engineering efforts for the AFMi and AAFM products. Direct reports include group managers, project managers and individual contributors. A hands-on management and leadership style is required to provide a smooth transition of products from technology proof-of-concept through product development to manufacturing and customer support and then to our customers. The candidate will have demonstrated the ability to develop and identify optimal organization and management functions to facilitate group growth and institute new process as required. The candidate will also have experience with managing external engineering partners. This position requires in-depth technical knowledge, prior experience and direct management of most of the following disciplines: system architecture, software development, electronics and mechanical engineering.
The Director of Engineering, AFM, will join a team of high performance managers in the AFMi business unit and Bruker Semi division during a critical phase in the growth of the organization. The candidate must have demonstrated the ability to set and meet high expectations for the engineering team. The environment is fast paced and dynamic and the Director of Engineering will have his team positioned for disciplined and efficient response to our customer and market needs and changing competitive landscape, while maintaining our core product development strategy.
Provide active performance management for the team including career development, managing objectives of individuals, and career development plans. Actively works with human resources to recruit and attract top talent.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Educational and Experience Requirements
Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).
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