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KK Wind Solutions A/S
Head of R&D HW Development
Bøgildvej 3
7430 Ikast
Posted 01-02-2019 09:05
KK Wind Solutions A/S

-33 Days left


Recruitment period is over!

Head of R&D HW Development

Ask yourself a few questions:

  • Would you like to be the lead responsible for new innovative solutions and execute technology projects?
  • Would you like to work within global technology & innovation in one of the hottest industries at the moment and for decades to come?
  • Would you like to work in a worldwide market company?
  • Would you like to develop yourself and your employees into the future?
  • Would you like to be in close contact with market and customers?
  • Would you like to contribute to a sustainable future?

Does this sound appealing? Then use a few minutes to read this:

At KK Wind Solutions, we are passionate about developing, manufacturing and servicing innovative electrical systems that push the boundaries of wind power. We have done so for more than 35 years, and thanks to our more than 1.000 highly skilled colleagues our systems operate in more than 25,000 wind turbines.

Working at KK Wind Solutions, you will discover a world of opportunities and exciting challenges. We offer you an international career and an opportunity to make a difference for a dynamic industry leader. Founded in our long history as an industry pioneer, we are always looking for ways to improve our business and encourage new ideas and perspectives. Together, we enable a wind powered future.

Ready for a career in wind power?
As Head of R&D HW Development incl. Electronics, Power Electronics, Mechanics, Batteries and Panel Design, you will lead a global cross-disciplinary department and will participate in KK Generic Strategy Development, be responsible for the Department Strategy and setting the strategic direction.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing daily management to a team of global specialist bachelor to Ph.D.’s.
  • Ensure competence levels and competence roadmap for the department in line with KK Light House Strategy.
  • Resource planning and allocation for on-going R&D- as well as customer projects.
  • Facilitate the design of new innovative solutions and execute technical projects within the KK Project Model.
  • Quality assurance of solutions developed in the department incl. test engineering.
  • Product Life-cycle management on existing products.
  • Budget planning and follow-up.
  • Digitalize development processes.

Strategic mindset and visionary leadership in a global market oriented business solutions environment
You are expected to play an essential role in the deployment of our Corporate Strategy driving the HW and Mechanical product development and solutions accordingly. You will liaise with the entire organisation, a task that requires strong collaborative instincts, strategic experience and confidence in decision-making.

Skilled R&D Manager with business acumen
With an enthusiastic driven mindset, you demonstrate inspiring and visible leadership, leveraging your vast experience and comprehensive understanding of technologies to accelerate innovation. Moreover, you possess:

  • Successful track record and experience in building and leading global R&D teams.
  • Visionary leadership skills, including ability to create a high-performance and winning culture.
  • Expert industry knowledge and experience within both electrical and power systems, i.e. Wind Turbine Control and Power Systems.
  • Experience with managing R&D in an environment with multi-country/cultural teams.
  • Experience with cross-disciplinary development projects i.e. agile Project Management.(Software, Electronic, Power Electronic, Mechanical Design).
  • Experience with Business Targeted R&D i.e. can do a business case on R&D projects.
  • Profound experience with reliability engineering incl. technology test and verification.
  • Experience with Transformation Management.
  • Experience with external collaborations and funding.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to present to management and large groups.

As a person you are:

  • Ambitious, a high performer and a winner.
  • A decision maker who overcomes resistance.
  • You operate on strategic, tactical and operational level.

Do you want to influence future technology for our advanced electrical components used by some of the largest wind turbine producers in the world?

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