R&D Manager

R&D Manager

Do you want to play a key role in developing new products to a new strategic business area within industrial automation systems? Are you ready to lead the development of a new product line from conception design to new product introduction using our Autonomous Mobile Robot ecosystem as building blocks?

A new position in an exciting workplace

We are looking for an experienced R&D Manager to our R&D organization in Odense, Denmark, to lead the development of new products to a new business area to complement MiR’s existing product program of Autonomous Mobile Robots to the industrial automation market. The new business area has high strategic priority. You will be part of our dynamic and ambitious company at the forefront of the world of autonomous mobile robots. You will be reporting to the R&D Director.

You will be working closely with a Program Business Partner, an external development partner and a dedicated cross functional team of hardware, electronics, robotics, and software engineers. You will be responsible for managing a development team of 10-15 engineers, and you will be in charge of hiring and onboarding many of the team members. The project organization will be a mix of people in direct reference and people assigned in matrix. Your main responsibility will be to lead the development of the platform including prototyping, integration, performance testing and handover for production at our external partner.

To be successful in the position you need solid leadership experience, strong project management skills, experience in developing advanced mechatronic products, and a strong technical background within mechatronics, electronics or similar.

Here at MIR, effort and job satisfaction go hand in hand. We are already present in the global market as the front-runner and market-leader in mobile autonomous robots.

Professional competencies

The ideal candidate holds a master’s degree in Mechatronics, Electronics, or a similar engineering background, has proven experience as Project Manager and R&D Management or similar. Furthermore, you hold a certificate within leadership.

Professional qualifications within one or more of the following areas:

12+ years’ experience in development of robots or other advanced mechatronics devices

Extensive project management experience

Experience in leading cross functional development teams

Excellent people management skills

Personal competencies

The ideal candidate thrives for ambitious results, careful and structured. Ensure that we have a high level of focus on quality in every aspect of the role. At the same time, you are outgoing and thrive in a dynamic and international company, where employees from many different countries form the framework of a good working and team environment. You work independently, are enterprising and very driven, and a sense of responsibility and ownership permeates your work. You show fluency in English, orally and in writing.


If you believe this is your chance to develop personally and professionally together with some of the most talented people in the industry, then send your application and your CV as quickly as possible via the “Click here to apply” button.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Henrik Voss +45 20 377 577

We recommend that you visit our website www.mobile-industrial-robots.com and learn more about Mobile Industrial Robots.

Employment by agreement – ideally as quickly as possible. Please note that we will conduct interviews on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

We look forward to receiving your application.


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