Technical Business Unit Leader

About the client and role

Our client is a Semiconductor manufacturing company is looking for a Technical Business Unit Leader to lead a dynamic product development team. You will be responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the business unit, and customer projects, driving innovation and ensuring execution of projects.


  • Manage all business unit projects and products as a technical manager, leading the product development team, mentoring and developing team members, and fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Responsible for defining and creating the technology roadmaps, including innovation management and technical benchmarking vs competition.
  • Along with the business unit manager, oversee the business unit from a technical standpoint, working with them on customer visits, and trade shows.
  • Must demonstrate the capability to establish state-of-the-art design and verification methodologies as well as modern project management techniques.
  • Manage teams to execute projects on time and within budget, while maintaining the highest quality standards.

Skills and Qualifications

  • A master’s degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering or another relevant discipline
  • Technically solid background in integrated circuit design and technical team leading in the field of mixed-signal ICs and SoCs
  • Proven experience in technical leadership roles within the automotive industry.
  • Experienced in product or industrialization engineering
  • Strong project management skills with a track record of successful project delivery.
  • Must have a background in ultra-low power, analog/RF, mixed signal and digital IC design.
  • Track record in leading IC design teams from product definition to volume production.
  • In-depth knowledge of automotive technologies and industry trends.
  • Should demonstrate accountability, rigour, energy and passion to push the company and BU forward to success.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.

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