- Leadership Experience
- Program Management
- Business Development
Genesis Robotics & Motion Technologies – Vice President, Product Development
At Genesis, there is no such thing as a dull moment. The path we are on is full of excitement, energy, and exploring new frontiers. Picture having your own front row seat to the robotics revolution and the future of motion technologies. This is the journey Genesis has traveled since the company’s inception. The best part? We are just getting started.
Due to our rapid growth trajectory, we are looking to add a senior product engineering leader as VP, Product Development, to drive innovation and lead the growth of our industry-changing, motion control technologies portfolio. You will report to the CEO and have accountability for all aspects of product engineering. You will have the opportunity to grow and lead a talented multidisciplinary team designing and developing ground-breaking electric motor, gear, and actuator technologies. You will bring significant leadership acumen and experience with electromechanical equipment.
Furthermore, as the VP, Product Development:
You love being an engineer
You love leading a team of highly productive and creative engineers
You are passionate about developing and refining product development processes
You develop the next generation of engineering leaders
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT
Manage the growing team of electric motor, gearbox, and actuator design engineers; ~35 direct and indirect reports that could more than double in the short to medium term
Lead and develop direct reports
Plan and oversee engineering activities as we move our technology through product development phases; solve technology performance barriers that come up through these phases
Plan and coordinate programs and projects in close collaboration with the Program Management team
Oversee and maintain new product development best-practices
Ensure engineering activities are aligned with priorities across the broader organization
Develop engineering processes and lead the adoption of these processes
Collaborate with the Technology, Program, and Operations teams to drive products through the new product introduction process
Grow the engineering team and work closely with in-house recruiters to ensure the right people and right capabilities are hired
Model the company’s key Guiding Principles of Humility, Self-Actualization, Principled Entrepreneurship, Transformation, Respect, Knowledge, Integrity, and Stewardship & Compliance
WHAT YOU NEED
A degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
10+ years of experience leading new product introduction teams
Experience in leading the product development of electromechanical equipment or devices
Experience overseeing activities throughout the entire product development life cycle
Subject matter expertise in motors or gearboxes
Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Experience building and implementing product development processes in young, small to medium sized technology organizations
WHO IS GENESIS ROBOTICS
Genesis Robotics & Motion Technologies develops and commercializes innovative actuation technologies, including electric motors and gears, for robotics and other end markets. Our core patented product is a high-torque direct drive robotic actuator – the LiveDrive™. The LiveDrive™, along with a growing portfolio of other motion technologies, will power the world’s fastest, safest, and most versatile robots.
Located in Langley, British Columbia, our rapidly growing team is currently made up of 100+ individuals with diverse skillsets: PhD engineers, designers, physicists, mathematicians, highly skilled machinists and fabricators, and business development and sales professionals.
Genesis received a strategic, majority stake investment from Koch Industries in April 2018. As a part of the Koch family, we are now able to leverage the capabilities and strength of one of the world’s largest private companies as we look to bring our technologies to the world.
See more at our website: http://www.genesis-robotics.com/
our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD5azmfUwUcfAvJn8jl1_eg
and on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/17962496/
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