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Chapter Lead Instrument Development

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Tucson
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

The PositionJOB SUMMARYLeads the Instrument Development Chapter and its Subchapters for key business areas within the Pathology Customer Area and acts as a functional leader for Systems Engineering, Hardware Engineering, and Systems Integration. Leads people, development tools/technology, and processes for Instrument Development, Test and Validation, and Release Management of Roche's Pathology Instrument products. Successfully operates within a matrix organization and provides functional expertise to project teams, technology development teams, and instrument product care teams (legacy instrument products.) Ensures the timely development of superior-quality products in a highly disciplined and design-controlled environment.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides vision, expertise, and leadership to lead the Instrument Development Chapter tactically and strategically.
  • Develops and maintains skills and technical expertise required to support Roche's new product development initiatives; builds, mentors, and develops employees across teams.
  • Acts as critical functional leader partnering with Lifecycle Team (LCT) leadership on forecasting, budgeting, and prioritizing the right employees on the right project to maximize the overall effectiveness.
  • Acts as a key leader of the Product Development senior leadership team and is a crucial contributor in strategic planning meetings with all LCTs.
  • Owns relationships with and directs the activity of external instrument development service providers within Roche and with external consulting groups to build the breadth and depth of systems engineering, hardware engineering, and systems integration skill sets needed to be world-class.
  • Monitors work to ensure quality and continuously promotes Quality First Time.
  • Manages staff; provides staff with coaching, training, and opportunities to develop skills. And gives ongoing, constructive, timely feedback on performance and progress toward goals and expectations.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • BS in a relevant engineering discipline. MS is desirable.
    • 15 years of relevant leadership experience
    • 7 years of experience in a Medical Device development functionKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • Best practices in systems and hardware engineering principles, practices, and methodology.
      • Leadership skills in managing multidisciplinary teams in a matrix environment.
      • Effective at developing and building effective teams and driving results.
      • Ability to resolve conflicts and adapt to change.
      • Ability to make/execute authoritative decisions and account for the results.
      • Experience with projects that required activity/milestone achievement to launch the product.
      • Proven ability to present and discuss data, present alternative action plans (and consequences), and clearly communicate recommendations to any level of the organization while challenging senior management as required.
      • Experience using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) or similar Agile development approaches.TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
        • Travel Requirement: Approximately 20% of time travel domestic and/or international.Relocation benefits are available for this job posting.Who we areAt Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we've become one of the world's leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, innovates and manufactures instruments and reagents that automate tissue processing and slide staining for cancer diagnostics. Our integrated staining, workflow management and digital pathology solutions optimize laboratory efficiency to reduce errors and support diagnosis for pathology professionals. Together with Roche, Ventana is driving personalized healthcare through accelerated drug discovery and companion diagnostics. Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you have a disability and need an accommodation in relation to the online application process, please contact us by completing this form .

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Tucson , Chapter Lead Instrument Development, Other , Tucson, Arizona

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