Director Group Product & Technologies Innovation

Director Group Product & Technologies Innovation

Anonymous Company

Company: Leading Global Manufacturer and seller of industrial products and solutions.

Location: Flexible but preferably Sweden.

About Us: We are a leading global company group operating at the heart of the green transition with a presence spanning over 6 continents. We are committed to delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to meet the evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

Job Description: As our Director Group Product & Technologies Innovation, you will lead our central technical excellence teams to drive customer centric innovation and development across our product lines You’ll be pivotal in shaping our technical direction, ensuring our products and solutions consistently meet the highest standards of quality, performance, and reliability while continuously evaluating opportunities to improve our offerings by leveraging customer insight and technological advancements and innovation, such as IOT, AI and AR. You report to a member of Group Management Team.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Provide strategic leadership and vision for the technical innovation and development organization, aligning it with company goals.
  2. With responsibility for Group Product & Technologies Innovation lead the development of new customer centric technologies and products, ensuring they meet company needs and market demands.
  3. Benchmark and follow trends and technical development globally within relevant areas, including digital development and development of AI as an enabler.
  4. Oversee multiple engineering processes, ensuring compliance with standards and guidelines.
  5. Foster a culture of innovation and collaboration within our central technical team and within stakeholders in our whole global group.
  6. Coordinate and collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive product development initiatives.
  7. Stay updated on industry trends and provide strategic insights to senior leadership.
  8. Develop collaboration partners within relevant global technical organizations, institutions, and academic centers as relevant.
  9. Drive operational excellence within the technical development organization and among stakeholders within the group.
  10. Mentor and develop technical talent within the organization.


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Extensive international experience of technical leadership roles within industrial sector.
  • Proven track record in developing technical excellence groups and centers with a focus on innovation and quality.
  • Proven track record to lead and coordinate larger projects, also cross functional, within technical and product development in organizations where production is widely spread through different sites in different countries and cultures.
  • Holistic view that also includes experience of and understanding of market and customer needs.
  • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.


How to Apply: If you are a dynamic leader with a passion for leading technology development, please submit your resume and cover letter to /available jobs or call our Executive Search consultant at Compass, Bo Bengtsson + 46709 713550