Manager-Vacuum Interrupter Development

Our client’s leadership position in electric power system innovation comes from identifying specialist opportunities and creating the products required to meet them. To continue to this means we are now building our capability in vacuum interruption technology, so that we can create the unique interrupters we need to meet our highly specialized needs. As part of that effort we are seeking a leader for the vacuum technology team, someone who can make us self-reliant in vacuum interrupting technology and build the team to support this capability for the long term. The successful candidate will report to the Sr Director – Technology and Breakthrough Innovation and be based in Chicago.
 
The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Setting and achieving design objectives which account for material and process requirements as much as interrupting performance
  • Communicating with internal and external stakeholders to agree objectives and set expectations
  • Ensuring the design team itself follows robust design processes, for example through design of experiments and extensive use of FEA
  • Directing problem solving efforts during product design and production
  • Creating validation programs, advising on the necessary methods and instrumentation throughout
  • Establishing budget objectives based on the need for people and equipment in both the short and long term.
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Chicago, IL

Manager-Vacuum Interrupter Development

Our client’s leadership position in electric power system innovation comes from identifying specialist opportunities and creating the products required to meet them. To continue to this means we are now building our capability in vacuum interruption technology, so that we can create the unique interrupters we need to meet our highly specialized needs. As part of that effort we are seeking a leader for the vacuum technology team, someone who can make us self-reliant in vacuum interrupting technology and build the team to support this capability for the long term. The successful candidate will report to the Sr Director – Technology and Breakthrough Innovation and be based in Chicago.
 
The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Setting and achieving design objectives which account for material and process requirements as much as interrupting performance
  • Communicating with internal and external stakeholders to agree objectives and set expectations
  • Ensuring the design team itself follows robust design processes, for example through design of experiments and extensive use of FEA
  • Directing problem solving efforts during product design and production
  • Creating validation programs, advising on the necessary methods and instrumentation throughout
  • Establishing budget objectives based on the need for people and equipment in both the short and long term.

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Jenni McBride

Jenni McBride

Senior Talent & Business Development Advisor

jmcbride@messinagroupinc.com

847-692-0612

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