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Company: Through Executive Search by KPMG

Posted on: September 01, 2020

Ref. Code: INT-R&D-9137


Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management, Research & Development, Technical, Electronics/Electrical, Utilities/Energy/Enviromental/Mining, Manager, Eastern Macedonia - Thrace, Full time

Description / Requirements


Our client is a leading European company, specialized in the development and production of batteries and energy storage systems for industrial and advanced technology applications.  


The right incumbent will be responsible for the electrical testing and certification of existing as well as new products of the company.  


The position is based in the company’s plant in Xanthi, Northern Greece.


Key Tasks:

  • Ensure credibility and verification of the test methods used in the Electrical Testing Laboratory, as well as of all the extracted test results

  • Provide technical interpretation of the test results

  • Develop and implement work planning, for maximizing the utilization and the efficiency of all the resources of the Electrical Testing Laboratory

  • Propose and implement improvements related to the credibility and the efficiency of the Electrical Testing Laboratory

  • Monitor all Certifications related to the Pb/H2SO4 batteries (IEC, UL)

  • Ensure the overall operation of the Electrical Testing Laboratory, according the ISO 17025

  • Represent the Company at Associations, acting as key person for issues related to the change/development of Certifications, Electrical Testing Protocols etc

Candidate Profile

  • University degree in Electrical Engineering. Master degree in a relevant field will be considered as an asset.  

  • Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in an Electrical Testing laboratory

  • More than 3 years of direct people management experience, especially in leading and coaching experienced technical expert professionals

  • Strong technical understanding of projects, designs, R&D and market data in manufacturing and solid knowledge in production systems

  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills.  

  • Excellent command of the English language. German skills is a plus

  • Ability to lead by example, drive results and collaborate with various internal and external partners

  • Strong planning and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to lead and manage teams, being also capable of building strong relationships with various stakeholders