R&D Manager, Massachusetts

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Do you have experience managing leading product development teams? Are you interested in cutting-edge life sciences technology?


The R&D Manager leads a multi-discipline team including electronics, mechanical, and systems engineers, application scientists, physicists, material scientists, chemists, biochemists and software engineers. They work closely within a value stream team to ensure that the system and software development are closely coupled and align with customer requirements. Customer engagement in the product development process is a crucial element of the role.

Location: Central Massachusetts

Duties Include:

  • Encourage identification and nurturing of innovative solutions.
  • Technical leadership of the NVI development roadmap(s) working closely with Product Management.
  • Lead all project technical execution activities and oversee the development of statistically sound design verification protocols/reports and design validation.
  • Day-to-day management of cross-discipline technical teams.
  • Working closely with the Director R&D North Americas & China
  • Managing knowledge transfer of relevant research programs aligned with the innovation roadmap working closely with the Director of Innovation.
  • Responsible for ensuring robust IP protection of your area of responsibility working closely with the legal team.
  • Collaborating with the Global R&D leadership and global R&D community in realizing the R&D vision and strategy.
  • Support collaboration projects and work closely with technical partners to deliver against our portfolio roadmaps.
  • Collaborating with business enablement partners in developing, sharing, and deploying process improvements.
  • Awareness of technology developments, threats opportunities, and disruptive technologies.
  • Leveraging common elements and best practices across the global R&D organization.
  • Working closely with the R&D Director, develop a strong talent pipeline, succession planning, recruitment, career, and talent development.
  • Working closely with the digital solutions team to incorporate specific functionality within NVI projects as part of the digital strategy.
  • Working closely with the Project management office, and cross-functionally, design control and management of the R&D contribution in development projects through to pre-launch.
  • Support the strategy of R&D efficiency and effectiveness monitored by Innovation KPIs
  • Lean R&D – DFSS, DFX, Agile PM, Design thinking.
  • Working closely with product management to implement value road mapping and value proposition validation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant engineering or science subject, Masters preferred
  • Over 5 years of industry technical experiences
  • 2+ years technical leadership with experience of managing multi-discipline research and/or engineering teams


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