Head of Engineering

Job Type:
IT leadership
$170:000 - $200:000
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**New Permanent Role - Head of Engineering**

Head of Engineering
Salary + Relocation Package– $170,000 – $200,000
Industry – Medical Devices
Location – St. Louis in Missouri – USA


Manages engineering for the TMA (Treatment Management Applications) product line in St. Louis/Shanghai/Toronto/Crawley. Participates at the product-creation process and related project management of business line. Also manages continuous engineering related to the business line’s installed base. Supports development of a technology roadmap, drives system engineering and manages engineering resources and capabilities for the business line. Collaborates cross-functionally in the product creation process, with installed base and service lead concerning service requirements and continuous engineering.




End-to-end product responsibility along assigned product lifecycle for the TPS & QA as part of BL Linac Solutions:


  • Ensures that the engineering team delivers value to the customer, working software/system is the measure of progress
  • Instils continuous attention to technical excellence and good design
  • Focus on continuous improvement
  • Participates in Product Creation Process and related Project Management
  • Participates the technology roadmap aligned with the BL Linac Solutions strategic plan
  • Supports customer research collaborations for BL Linac solutions in conjunction with group research
  • Manages TMA associated engineering budget and resources
  • Participates in concept exploration, predevelopment and application development TPS
  • Ensures the timely execution of the product roadmap according to agreed business case
  • Ensure IP strategy is followed, and IP protection generated for key elements
  • Drive innovation throughout the organization, e.g. AI.
  • Together with procurement assesses potential supplier innovation collaborations and technical assessment of new proposed suppliers and/or moving up the BoM activities
  • Manages development pertaining to requirements from the Continuous Engineering including Tier 5 complaint resolution
  • Adhere to guidelines and principles defined by the Platform SW group
  • Adhere to and improve Agile implementation and PLM processes
  • Manage inter-relations between research, applications development, product management & IB/Service
  • Connect closely with engineering leads within BL Linac solutions globally
  • Connect closely with engineering leads globally from other BL


  • Long term competence development and engineering excellence
  • Empowers engineering to make the right decisions
  • Lead the effective utilization of resources deployed across the organizational line
  • Line management responsibility for direct reports, incl. target setting, coaching and performance management
  • Outline, update and control the org line expense budgets

We offer:

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • 401k, paid Vacation and Holiday
  • A wealth of additional benefits including Wellness Reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement and Flexible Spending Account
  • Opportunity to work in the cutting edge in medical advancement
  • Close knit company culture
  • Upward mobility


  • Relevant academic background (Master’s degree or PhD degree level)
  • Substantial senior management experience from international engineering organizations, medical devices industry preferred
  • Demonstrated track record as a senior manager in the medical device industry
  • Experience in the MedTech industry
  • Proven experience with Agile Development and Product Lifecycle Management.
  • Strong, collaborative senior leader
  • Persistent and persuasive behavior to own and drive cross-functional initiatives
  • High standard of interpersonal skills, based on a strong ethical standard, values and good judgement
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Results-driven
  • Fast learning and sharp content-driven discussion partner
  • Comfortable establishing benchmark metrics and drive decision on prioritization based on limited available resources
  • Proven ability to influence diverse teams and constituents
  • Ability to work collaboratively with geographically diverse teams to create a results-driven team environment

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