Senior Director Systems Engineering

Our medical device client is passionate about improving peoples lives.  With a strategic initiative and vision for growth and innovation, it is an exciting and transformational time to join the team! We are recruiting for a Director of Systems Engineering that leads product innovation within the R&D Team.  If you are interested in a coaching and teaching a research team for best practices within product development and in joining a company that is supporting innovation and new product development within the Medical Industry, this is a fantastic opportunity!

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Job Description

Lead and steer R&D team and organization towards a high quality, effective and fast-paced, product development process.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Set strategy and direction for business-critical R&D function in alignment with strategic plans established by VP of R&D and management.
  • Direct business critical R&D functional team management and team members.  This will require the integration of multiple disciplines and departments. 
  • Set budgets for team
  • Lead department management to assure that resources are identified, and responsibilities assigned to execute to project timelines.
  • Determine department priorities, lead across multiple functional groups and across global locations.
  • Review work of the team and provide feedback.
  • Establish opportunities for professional development and career planning.
  • Act as a project leader for projects of significant business potential or high risk
  • Develop, analyze, and communicate information on a continuous basis.
  • Ensure that projects are conducted according to company guidelines, design controls and regulatory requirements.  Report on projects to executive team.
  • Lead and participate in the ECO approval process
  • Oversight of documentation within engineering, which can include drawings, schematics, validation, capability testing, operating procedures and other.
  • Develop long-range objectives and strategic plans that include identifying internal and external issues that could impact growth.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key contributors in the medical community.
  • Continually look for business/market opportunities.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering preferred, Electrical, Systems or equivalent, with advanced degree preferred
  • People leadership
  • Systems Engineering experience within field of medical device


About Versique


Versique is one of the largest recruiting firms in the Midwest and specializes in both consulting and permanent placement. With a valuable blend of functional, industry and recruiting experience, our award-winning team of headhunters has a proven track record of delivering exceptional talent acquisition solutions. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in it’s pronunciation: ver-seek.


Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.





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