Service leads the customer experience, and delivering an exceptional experience requires a unified front across the entire company. As a champion of the BEGA Business System the Vice President of Engineering leads and directs all aspects of engineering activities at BEGA North America. This leader will foster innovation, create and execute strategies to meet objectives, and ensure world class quality standards are adhered to which exceed customer expectations for all product design and engineering. Primary responsibilities include developing and managing the Engineering team as well as guiding the companys product vision in support of BEGA North Americas overall strategy.
Knowledge & Experience
Successful completion of a BS degree in Engineering.
Minimum of 10 years leadership experience in product design and development in the Lighting Industry.
Candidates with professional training, industry certifications, or advanced degrees are preferred.
Possesses the desire, capacity, and toolset necessary to drive continuous improvement.
Experience with controls used in the lighting industry - DMX, DALI, Zigbee, etc
Has a history of building effective teams, elevating the efforts of others, and growing careers.
Must have strong problem solving skills and an analytical approach to all tasks.
Possesses a positive, professional attitude, and a willingness to be part of a team environment.
What youll do
Oversee all engineering processes and ensure they are integrated with BEGA North Americas new product introduction roadmap.
Work directly with the executive leadership team to define linkages between strategic objectives, process improvements and project execution.
Develop and implement best practices, key performance indicators, and cost reduction efficiency initiatives.
Oversee engineering employees; set expectations, assign accountability, provide feedback, coach, develop, and train as necessary.
Define and deploy transformational technology capabilities.
Deliver engineering requirements on schedule and to the highest quality standards.
Demonstrate a high standard of work ethic, professionalism, punctuality, and reliability at all times.
Challenge the process! Evaluate, promote, and support continuous improvement every day.
Act with respect, integrity, ownership, and accountability at all times BEGAs pillars of leadership.
Ensure quality above all, consistently working towards zero errors or defects in everything we do.
Deliver world class service as measured by lead-time and ship promise compliance objectives.
Ensure all productivity standards and cost containment initiatives within the organization are met.
Drive adoption and engagement of the BEGA Business System.