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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Uppsala, Uppsala County, Sweden
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Position title: Senior Director System R&D, ImmunoDiagnostics Division (IDD)
Location: Uppsala, Sweden

Position Summary:

The Senior Director, Systems R&D for the ImmunoDiagnostics Division (IDD) is responsible for:

  • Driving product strategies and product mixes / portfolios in dialogue with Global Marketing and Global Services
  • All R&D activities for Systems in alignment with Annual Operating Plan and Strategic Plan, including: System Design, Instrument and Hardware Development, Consumable and system reagent design, Software Development , Informatics tools and New technologies, Verification and validation of Systems, Product care of existing products throughout the lifecycle, CAPA and Complaint handling and 3rd line support
  • Lead and coach, through Systems R&D Management team, an organization of 90+ employees and contingent workers, based in Uppsala, Sweden, Freiburg, Germany and Tokyo, Japan.

Key responsibilities:

  • Personnel responsibility for the department (90+ FTE among regular employees and contingent workers)

  • Technical design responsibility for all instruments, hardware (incl. consumables) and software products, and related articles, within the ImmunoDiagnostics Division. The design responsibility can be delegated

  • Development responsibility for outsourced System development (Instruments, Consumables, Software solutions) and product care (with e.g. Hitachi and Scanfil)

  • Approval rights according to the AAM and IDD approval rules

  • Technical design responsibility for all instruments, hardware and software, and related articles such as consumables and system reagents, within the ImmunoDiagnostics Division. The design responsibility can be delegated

  • Lead the Research and Development of new system products and technologies (e.g. instruments, hardware, consumables, system reagents, software, knowledge tools and formats) according to strategic and PLMB plans, and the Research and Development of new technologies, multiplexing solutions and other adjacent technologies

  • Approval right for Systems related Project Design reviews. The approval right can be delegated

  • Member of the for IDD Global R&D Leadership Team (RDLT)

  • Member of Site Uppsala Management Team (and QMR, CAPA Board, EHS committee)

  • Member of the PLMB (product life cycle management board)

  • Member of the CCB (change control board)

Qualifications/Requirements FOR POSITION

  • The role will require experience interfacing with leadership counterparts in QARA, Product Management, Operations, Service and Marketing as well as peers in R&D Leadership Team

  • MSc. or PhD. in relevant area (engineering or science). 10+ leadership experience with the development of automated systems within IVD and/or Life Science industry is considered mandatory for the role.

  • Role model leader skilled at developing high performing teams, relentlessly attracting and developing diverse talent & enabling focus by prioritizing work and deploying resources effectively

  • Change champion able to remove barriers to success and inspire a culture of cross collaboration, accountability and inclusion

  • Drive for results and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

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