Global Innovation Manager

Roxell wants to distinguish himself with high-quality solutions and innovative products that make the difference for our customers worldwide. As a Global Innovation Manager, you will be the driving force behind the development process internationally. Have you been bitten by product development and do you have relevant work experience? Click through to discover more about this challenging vacancy.

What was first? An innovative leader or innovative entrepreneurship?

Do you want to become our new Global Innovation Manager (m/f)?

Your position: 

  • Determine the long-term strategy of the Innovation & Quality departments and draw-up the 5-year product plan, based on the corporate strategy and in collaboration with the other members of the management team;
  • Translate the long-term strategy into specific goals and actions whereby a balance is monitored between the animal segments and the type of innovations (new to the world, new to Roxell, re-engineering and maintenance);
  • Work closely with the Marketing, Sales & Technical Support departments to match improvements to existing products and to match the creation of new products to market needs (pull);
  • Ensure that the proposed strategic product and process innovations are completed within the agreed deadlines and to a high quality level;
  • Continuous improve the innovation processes, E-quote configuration model, technical documentation, production drawings, etc .;
  • Collaborate with the Operations, Purchasing and Supply Chain departments at the start of the production phase of a new and / or improved product;
  • Deliver technical documentation and certifications;
  • Organize and structure “IP” (intellectual property);
  • Standardize the quality processes and systems across the various sites;
  • Manage and lead the Innovation & Quality departments, coach and motivate a team at different locations;
  • Act as a full member of the Management Team;
  • Report to the Managing Director.

Your profile:

  • Master, preferably Electromechanical Engineer;
  • Minimum 10 years of innovation management experience in mechanical engineering;
  • Affinity with the agricultural sector is a must;
  • Demonstrable experience in leading and cooperating in innovation projects;
  • Knowledge of electro mechanics, mechatronics, digitization and industry 4.0 is required;
  • Knowledge of go-to-market strategies for innovative B-to-B product / market combinations;
  • Experience in an international context is an asset;
  • Combines a well-developed analytical mind with a strategic vision;
  • Seasoned and charismatic people manager;
  • Dynamic, driven person with high flexibility and high service level;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English;
  • Willing to travel (10%).

Our offer:

  • A challenging job with international responsibility.
  • An extensive salary package with fringe benefits.

Are you looking for a new challenge?

  • Send your application today with your resume to ROXELL bvba, attn. Nathalie Gistelinck, HR Manager, Industrielaan 13, 9990 Maldegem. 
  • Tel.: 0032 50 72 91 72, E-mail: jobs@roxell.com
I have pigs, chickens, dogs and cats at home, so it's fantastic that at Roxell, I have the opportunity of developing products which are linked to both people and animals. And I get to develop the products I design from start to finish. That's wonderful.
Annelies, Project Engineer
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Roxell wants to distinguish himself with high-quality solutions and innovative products that make the difference for our customers worldwide. As a Global Innovation Manager, you will be the driving force behind the development process internationally. Have you been bitten by product development and do you have relevant work experience? Click through to discover more about this challenging vacancy.

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