By joining the Vispero team, you will be in a challenging, collaborative, fun, and innovative environment. We encourage employees to take ownership, to color outside the lines, and to imagine possibilities. Our culture is casual but dynamic, with cross-functional teams collaborating on creating hardware for the visually impaired and deliver improved accessibility for our customer. Join us and make a difference in the way people live with visual problems.
The role will help setup a new organization responsible for sustaining engineering of existing products, replacement for EOL components and improving product reliability, in terms of hardware and software. The sustaining organization will support operational efficiency, through design proficiency, reduced COGS and improving production output.
Excellent Leadership skills
Incredible problem-solving abilities
Ability to collaborate and lead with many other teams across different functions
Ability to analyze data to understand trends and root cause
Motivated and quick learner able to work independently and as a team member
Excellent written and oral communications
Responsibility for business wide Sustaining Engineering activities, includes trouble-shooting, diagnostic and performance testing and SW/HW design improvement initiatives
Specify, qualify, and design alternate components into existing products
EOL planning of major components in existing products
Hardware design improvements including schematic design/capture, PCB layout, and testing to resolve issues encountered in released products
Evaluate, manage, and implement design changes
Design to value/cost for existing products
Propose process improvements to resolve issues in design and production
Assist with cross-department technical/troubleshooting training on new and existing products
Documentation of design, specification targets and test work
Manage team members, providing direction of business goals, allocate sustaining duties, set goals and monitor performance
Provide regular reporting on departmental performance and project updates
Collaborate cross departments, including R&D, new product engineering and sales organizations
Excellent PC skills in Windows, Excel, Word and Power Point.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Comprehensive knowledge of statistical tools, control plans, problem solving methods, i.e. 8D and the associated statistical tools used to analyze problems, evaluate and complete improvement projects.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Required – Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Math. M.B.A. preferred.
Required – Experience recruiting, hiring, and managing a team.
Preferred – Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen and SPC experience.
Preferred – 3+ years of professional experience in hardware and/or software development
Preferred – 3+ years of engineering management or service experience in medical device or similar industries
If you have a passion for excellence and want to work with an outstanding team of experts, working in an exciting, challenging, fast paced environment for the world’s leading assistive technology company, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vispero actively seeks to develop greater levels of diversity in our workforce and in our pipeline of future employees. We are committed to attract and retain candidates who have a passion for their work and encourage all individuals to apply. Vispero is an Equal Opportunity Employer.