• Team leader Engineering (Energy & Power Technology Division)

    Location DK-Ballerup
    Job ID
    2018-11533
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    In this role, you will effectively manage the day to day activities of the local team, supporting and guiding decisions on projects, project management and opportunities within a highly matrixed organization. You will assist the Engineering Manager in defining goals and performance objectives and metrics to execute strategy, with a focus on financial goals and metrics (revenue, profit, enterprise value, etc.).

    You will be responsible for continuous check of resource availability and evaluation of possible alternative solutions by delegating work to appropriate levels for completion; you will drive a high performing team by managing the performance, development and engagement of team members.

    This role is responsible for building relationships with customers and supporting the commercial team by ensuring workload balance and providing technical support needed to satisfy customers and adhere to UL Mission. 

    Responsibilities

    • Implementing and executing capacity and capability management under the guidance of the Engineering Manager. Ensuring effective workflow by engaging with cross functional leads and customers in order to understand scope of projects and technical needs to assign resources effectively. Responsible for driving process improvements to ensure financial results are achieved. Typically supporting the local team but may support remote employees in other locations.
    • Driving a high performing team by managing the performance and development of team members. Developing and coaching by providing, training, career counseling, feedback, guidance to drive high performance and morale. Ensuring understanding of and compliance with established policies and requirements.
    • Increasing customer loyalty, anticipating customer needs and providing proactive solutions. Supporting sales by building relationships with customers, requiring a deep understanding of what is in pipeline, obtaining feedback on how UL can do better.
    • Providing direct support to customers and team by giving technical guidance and engineering judgment to complete projects and addressing all issues arising needing resolution (i.e. customer complaints, unusual requests, technical advice
    • Leading and/or participating in discussions to drive business initiatives through brainstorming discussions. Empower and hold team accountable to find new opportunities to effectively drive growth & financial goals (revenue, profit, enterprise value, etc.)
    • Delegating Project Handlers to establish the appropriate test programs. Supporting and guiding project handlers to ensure compliance with requirements, changes in project scope or specifications and customer notifications. May handle some projects and/or act as lead reviewer to support workflow and demand.
    • Communicating and exemplifying UL’s Vision and Mission. Lead, promote and embrace change through self and team. Collaborates and builds trust within the organization and with customers to meet or exceed their expectations. Develop strong, flexible cross-functional networks and global relationships to promote becoming the fastest, highest quality and most customer-friendly organization. Coach and mentor employees to do the same.

    Qualifications

    • University degree in electrical and/or electronic engineering or equivalent in a related discipline
    • At least 5 years’ experience in managing a team
    • Able to manage employee performance using performance expectations and goals, and responding to employee relations issues.
    • Able to analyze and interpret analyses, data, process documents and plans.
    • Demonstrates customer collaboration, project management and business acumen skills, knowledge of how decisions impact business results
    • Strong focus on team work and collaboration among internal groups
    • Very good Danish and English skills

    What can we offer you?

    Grow and Achieve. Growth and development are part of our DNA.

    Experience from your first day our robust structures, quick decision making paths and corporate culture that encourages achievement based on trust.

     

    Be as international as it gets by working with colleagues across different cultures and also get inspired and supported from senior colleagues and leaders. Your growth will be supported with targeted development from UL University, rewards and recognition programs, so that you can maximize your potential.

     

    A competitive commensurate package of benefits, including flexible working hours, company pension and health insurance, just to mention some of them…

     

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