(Senior) Director R&D Silicon and Sensor Design (f/m/d) Munich_Dresden

Job title: (Senior) Director R&D Silicon and Sensor Design (f/m/d) Munich_Dresden

Company: Renesas Electronics

Job description: Renesas is looking for a technical leader

based out of our Dresden/Munich office in Germany.

To shape the future of our Automotive Sensing R&D team, we are looking for (Senior) Director of Engineering Silicon and Sensor Design (f/m/d), to our R&D and product development activities for developing next generation sensor silicon and sensor systems.


  • Coordination of all product development activities within the division
  • R&D and product strategy definition together with the management team of the division
  • Alignment with Product Lines on new product developments and selection of technology
  • Pro-active investigation, suggestion and introduction of new technologies
  • Ownership of the divisions R&D budget
  • Responsible for the product development process of the division
  • Encourage and manage patent creation of R&D teams
  • Technical and managerial leadership of several teams and their methodology development
  • Initiate and foster relationships with customers, suppliers, technology partners and universities
  • Alignment with internal and external stakeholders on a global basis
  • Internal regular reporting on R&D activities, progress and budget


  • Master or PhD degree in electrical engineering (or related) with experience in IC MEMS design and/or Analog and Mixed Signal IC Design
  • 10+ years experience in the field of silicon and sensor technology / R&D
  • Proven track record of managing teams directly and in a matrix organization
  • Understanding of silicon and sensor product NPI (New Product Introduction)
  • Understanding and control of complex development projects within Budget, Quality and Time
  • Experience with automotive design according to IATF16949 and ISO26262
  • Definition and guidance of KPIs and MBOs for the respective teams
  • Good track record of building customer relationships (internal and external)
  • Strong problem-solving capability with energetic and proactive approaches
  • Strategic and commercial thinking
  • Ability to work independently with strong analytical skills, self-motivated and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Very good command of English language; German is a strong advantage
  • Mobility required to travel between R&D sites, availability for national and international travel to customers
  • Valid and existing residence and work permit for Germany
  • Flexibility to work from office and home.

Renesas Electronics Corporation ( ) delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, that help shape a limitless future. Learn more at . Follow us on , , , and .

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Location: München, Bayern – Dresden, Sachsen

Job date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 02:56:20 GMT

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