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Director, Systems Engineering

Company: Otis Elevator Co.
Location: Farmington
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Date Posted:2022-11-17-08:00Country: United States of AmericaLocation: OT494: 5FS - Farmington, CT 5 Farm Springs, Farmington, CT, 06032 USATHE POSITIONDirector, Systems Engineering - FarmingtonIn a time of exciting transformation for Otis, continuing the company's path ofchange, our Engineering organization is hiring a Director, Systems Engineering within our Farmington Lead Design Center (LDC). In this role, you will hold these main responsibilities: ensure execution success on product deliveries, advance the engineering systems engineering processes, tools, and methods, and provide guidance and mentorship of a growing team. This is an exciting leadership opportunity to work across key Lead Design Centers globally to design, build and implement forward leaning, agile processes with broad visibility.This individual will lead the Systems Engineering team for the Lead Design Center-Farmington and provide strong influence and direction to the global Systems Engineering function. - - Additionally, this person will support and partner with each of the operational areas (Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, Purchasing, etc.) to integrate technical knowledge (both industry and internal best practices and standards) to assure successful new product execution and launch.Location: Farmington, CTReports to: Senior Director, LDC- Farmington EngineeringKEY ACCOUNTABILITIESPROGRAM LEADERSHIP & EXECUTION

  • Actively manage, be a hands-on leader, and drive programs to accomplish the R&D business priorities
  • Manage technical requirements, architecture definition, and engineering development activities for elevator systems across the full development lifecycle
  • Support strategic plans, roadmaps, and program oversight for elevator systems
  • Work with global, multi-functional teams leading systems engineering activities including needs analysis, model-based design, functional allocation, architecture development and evaluation, trade analysis, and risk assessment
  • Ensure system designs meet requirements with modeling, simulation, and test
  • Intervene as necessary on high-risk programs to ensure timely resolution of issues, and business objectives are successfully achieved
  • Hands-on integration, validation, verification and troubleshooting of prototype systems and sub-systems (vehicle, propulsion, suspension, controls, guidance, safety)DEVELOP TALENT
    • Ensure the development teams are practicing the principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
    • Manage all department staff: responsible for performance appraisals, resource allocation, training & development, productivity, cross-functional coordination, and operational performance vs. metrics
    • Provide leadership and mentorship to technical leads across the global engineering organization around systems engineering processes, procedures, standards and best practices
    • Participate in succession planning, in the recruitment and/or development of new talent for positions
    • Initiate improvements to enhance the efficiency and the quality of the work performed on assigned projects
    • Audit standards, processes, and procedures to drive for uniformity throughout the functions and regions to assure conformance to standardsTHE PERSONOtis is looking for a mature leader with a strong collaborative and global mindset. The Director, System Engineering will have a strong desire to work in an environment with a diverse mix of technology and products and interested in large-scale transformations. He/She will be the technical expert to the global systems engineering group that is developing products that will be used in allof Otis elevators daily around the world.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
      • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
      • 15+ years of experience in engineering or related technical position with at least 7+ years of experience in a managerial capacity
      • Solid understanding of systems engineering principles and practices as applied to elevator systems or similar complex systems
      • Requires a high level of proven business acumen, operational experience, and both fundamental and hands on expertise in the areas of systems architecture, modeling, integration, and deployment
      • Strong ability to quickly comprehend and explain complex engineering concepts in simple, effective terms.
      • Coaching skills to help co-workers quickly understand and explain new and emerging technical concepts.
      • Experience in executing programs using Agile techniques, methodologiesPreferred Qualifications
        • Advanced Degree in EngineeringCOMPENSATIONTo attract the right individual, Otis is prepared to offer a competitive compensation package, which will include a base salary and cash bonus, as well as long-term incentives.Otis is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class. To request an accommodation in completing an employment application due to a special need or a disability, please contact us at .Privacy Policy and Terms:Click on this to read the Policy and Terms

Keywords: Otis Elevator Co., Farmington , Director, Systems Engineering, Executive , Farmington, New Mexico

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