electric / electronic group leader (zaventem, fixed contract possible after interim) in Zaventem

Zaventem, Vlaams-Brabant
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- Manage the people in the group: provide the necessary coaching and steering, take care of competence and training, create a good cooperation within the group and with the interface partners, take care of all person-related issues and administration - Participate and organize participation in the different development projects to cover the aspects of electrical/electronic design for these products in accordance with the respective standards (FAA,ICAO, etc) and with the CE/EMC/IEC requirements. - Provide adequate reporting toward all stakeholders via e.g. weekly status meetings and monthly project report charts. - Provide extensive risk management: foresee possible risks and fall back positions or mitigation strategies, report or escalate in time if risks occur. - Manage, organize and balance the workload of the group,taking into account the aspects such as quality,time-schedules and cost. - Coordinate the creation of new/changed quality procedures for the Power group and the incorporation in the existing quality system and product lifecycle management system. - For external relations, the group leader manages the technical relation with innovative suppliers, subcontractors, universities, external laboratories and other business fields. - Drive the realization of new concepts, research on product/process improvements and knowledge management. - Participate in steering R&D together with the other group leaders, the R&D Director and the R&D financial controller. - Coordinate and drive the securing of intellectual work through the generation of invention disclosures and patents. - Adhere to all relevant administrative requirements, policies and procedures and respect confidentiality of data and compliance rules. - Product Maintenance of existing products during product life cycle.


- Knowledge of market, market trends, competitors, customer potentials, market shares,... - Ability for creative, out-of-the-box thinking. - Willingness to travel and to staybroad for short periods. - Expert knowledge of low and high voltage electronics and components, design of analog and digital circuits and series and parallel circuit power supplies & design - Some knowledge in various programming languages (C, C++, Visual C, Visual basic, assembler etc) - Some knowledge in operating systems for PC & communication protocols - Knowledge in powerline communication - Insight in modern production processes for PCBs - Knowledge of `waterfall¿ and `agile¿ development methodology - Knowledge of electrical test tools, machines and measurement tools - Good experience in project management and related tools - Experience in IPR management, innovation management - Proven experience with people management including competence management, career management, communication techniques and related tools - Professional knowledge of CE/EMC/IEC norms & requirement - Knowledge of relevant international and national standards (FAA,ICAO, etc) is an asset but not a must - Professionalknowledge of products and systems used on airports is an asset but not a must - Master Engineer or equivalent by experience - Good knowledge of Windows, office environment and Sharepoint applications - Different design tools for PCBs e.g. Altium, MATLAB, etc - Different configuration environments e.g. PDM works, SVN - Multi-language, international & intercultural experience - Dutch, French, English; other languages and especially German are an asset
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