SICK is one of the world’s leading solutions providers for sensor-based applications in the industrial sector. Founded in 1946 by Dr.-Ing. e. h. Erwin Sick, the company with headquarters in Waldkirch, Breisgau near Freiburg ranks among the technological market leaders. With more than 50 subsidiaries and equity investments as well as numerous agencies, SICK maintains a presence around the globe. SICK has more than 12,000 employees worldwide and generated a group revenue of around EUR 2.3 billion in the 2023 fiscal year.

SICK is one of the world’s leading solutions providers for sensor-based applications in the industrial sector. Founded in 1946 by Dr.-Ing. e. h. Erwin Sick, the company with headquarters in Waldkirch, Breisgau near Freiburg ranks among the technological market leaders. With more than 50 subsidiaries and equity investments as well as numerous agencies, SICK maintains a presence around the globe. SICK has more than 12,000 employees worldwide and generated a group revenue of around EUR 2.3 billion in the 2023 fiscal year.

Head* of Photoelectric Sensors & Fibers - R&D (f/m/d)

Head* of Photoelectric Sensors & Fibers - R&D (f/m/d)

SICK AG
SICK AG

Waldkirch (bei Freiburg), DE, 79183

Waldkirch (bei Freiburg), DE, 79183

Full-time
Full-time

Our global development team consists of approximately 100 employees across three locations: Waldkirch, Singapore, and Minneapolis. Together, we work on interdisciplinary projects to successfully develop our products in the field of Photoelectric Sensors & Fibers. We pride ourselves on our open and solution-oriented collaboration within the global network, utilizing both traditional and agile methods. Continuous skill development and fostering our talents are particularly important to us.

 

YOUR TASKS:

  • As the Head of Photoelectric Sensors & Fibers - R&D, you will be responsible for the strategic and operational development and leadership of research and development within the Photoelectric Sensors & Fibers division
  • Together with the Product Management and Operations leads, you will manage this division as part of the management team
  • You will strategically align the division as part of the company to provide strategic impulses for future growth
  • You will also lead an interdisciplinary and global team both professionally and disciplinarily
  • You will initiate and manage the development of successful and innovative products and be responsible for the further development of platforms
  • You will conduct customer projects to identify trends and implement new solutions
  • You will motivate project teams to apply agile methods and promote collaboration within the company in the context of digitalization
  • You will work successfully with internal and external interfaces worldwide
  • Additionally, you will assume business, budget, and cost center responsibilities

 

YOUR PROFILE:

  • You have a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Microsystems Engineering, Mechatronics, or a comparable qualification
  • Your many years of relevant professional experience in leading interdisciplinary and global development areas provide you with valuable expertise
  • You have industry experience in industrial automation, industrial sensor technology, and digital technologies
  • Your experience also includes managing large development projects and collaborating in international networks
  • You possess good German and fluent English skills
  • Your structured, analytical, entrepreneurial, and innovative thinking and working style round out your profile

 

YOUR APPLICATION:

  • We are looking forward to your online application
  • Helene Lutz
  • Job-ID 36095 
  • All applications will be treated confidentially

 

*At SICK, we see people, not gender. 

We put great emphasis on diversity, reject discrimination and do not think in categories such as gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, age or sexual identity.

Stichworte: Manager, Managerin, Vollzeit, full-time. Berufserfahrung, berufserfahren, Senior, erfahren, Berufserfahrene, Head of, Teamleiter, Leader, Führungskraft, Leiter, Logistik, international 

Our global development team consists of approximately 100 employees across three locations: Waldkirch, Singapore, and Minneapolis. Together, we work on interdisciplinary projects to successfully develop our products in the field of Photoelectric Sensors & Fibers. We pride ourselves on our open and solution-oriented collaboration within the global network, utilizing both traditional and agile methods. Continuous skill development and fostering our talents are particularly important to us.

 

YOUR TASKS:

  • As the Head of Photoelectric Sensors & Fibers - R&D, you will be responsible for the strategic and operational development and leadership of research and development within the Photoelectric Sensors & Fibers division
  • Together with the Product Management and Operations leads, you will manage this division as part of the management team
  • You will strategically align the division as part of the company to provide strategic impulses for future growth
  • You will also lead an interdisciplinary and global team both professionally and disciplinarily
  • You will initiate and manage the development of successful and innovative products and be responsible for the further development of platforms
  • You will conduct customer projects to identify trends and implement new solutions
  • You will motivate project teams to apply agile methods and promote collaboration within the company in the context of digitalization
  • You will work successfully with internal and external interfaces worldwide
  • Additionally, you will assume business, budget, and cost center responsibilities

 

YOUR PROFILE:

  • You have a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Microsystems Engineering, Mechatronics, or a comparable qualification
  • Your many years of relevant professional experience in leading interdisciplinary and global development areas provide you with valuable expertise
  • You have industry experience in industrial automation, industrial sensor technology, and digital technologies
  • Your experience also includes managing large development projects and collaborating in international networks
  • You possess good German and fluent English skills
  • Your structured, analytical, entrepreneurial, and innovative thinking and working style round out your profile

 

YOUR APPLICATION:

  • We are looking forward to your online application
  • Helene Lutz
  • Job-ID 36095 
  • All applications will be treated confidentially

 

*At SICK, we see people, not gender. 

We put great emphasis on diversity, reject discrimination and do not think in categories such as gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, age or sexual identity.

Stichworte: Manager, Managerin, Vollzeit, full-time. Berufserfahrung, berufserfahren, Senior, erfahren, Berufserfahrene, Head of, Teamleiter, Leader, Führungskraft, Leiter, Logistik, international