Engineering Director


  • Bangalore, India
Engineering Director
Job Posted : Aug 22nd, 2023

Job Description

Develop & Implement divisional R&D management strategy and plans for AMETEK engineering investment in India including the management of locally based engineering resources, outsourced contractors, systems and project/program management. Integrate engineering resources to support and contribute to globally based AMETEK’s division / business unit R&D plans and new product development strategy.

Scope and Scale:-

  • Management of AMETEK India Engineering teams, hosting global Business Units spanning across multiple divisions.
  • Located at Bangalore, India (with travel requirements in India & globally).

Roles & Responsibilities:-

  • In collaboration with VP Engineering, ensure Ametek India engineering resources are appropriately organized & structured to deliver BU R&D objectives.
  • Identify, attract, retain and develop engineering talent at India facility.
  • Assist BUs to identify resourcing needs to meet short & long term product development goals.
  • Effectively manage hosted engineering activity including outsourcing & engineering contractors.
  • Integrate, align and execute India R&D activity in close collaboration with global Business Units.
  • Deliver engineering programs, products per specifications with cost effectiveness, on time release, with highest quality & reliability.
  • Ensure adherence to applicable quality processes and regulatory standards.
  • Assist AMETEK BUs with make v/s buy decisions & specification of services, components & system related to suppliers & contractors.
  • Create an environment that supports collaboration & enhances performance, engagement, adaptability & flexibility.
  • Implement project management best practices, ensure timely & apt communication, reporting to all stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with AMETEK policies, procedures, rules & laws.
  • Develop & maintain accurate engineering data, equipment, systems and lab facility.

Qualification And Experience:-

  • At least 15-20 years experience in Engineering with more than 5 years at manager level.
  • Appropriate graduate / post-graduate degree in engineering discipline.
  • Seasoned, proven expertise in People management including talent attraction, development & retention.
  • Experienced in end-to-end product development lifecycle.
  • Experienced in multi-disciplinary technical competencies such as software, firmware electronic & mechanical engineering for product development.
  • Ability to work in complex, highly matrixed environment with remote R&D policy guidance & direction.
  • Must be fluent in English with good written & verbal communication and strong executive presence.
  • Proficient in data driven decision making process with strong IT skills.
  • Worked for global, multi-national organizations, preferably USA owned.
  • Requirement to attend meetings, conferences, site visits & inspections in India & globally.
  • Work to flexible time schedule including hours of work.

Key Behaviours:-

  • CURIOUS -Active interest in the internal and external environment and in the continuous development and improvement of the organization and individuals within it. Open minded with a bias to learn and enquire.
  • DECISIVE THINKER – Ability to analyze and understand data and information quickly. Able to use info, data, insights & knowledge in a structured way using judgment wisely to identify options and make robust decisions.
  • SKILLED INFLUENCER – Demonstrates the ability to influence and gain commitment and support from a complex and diverse range of stakeholders in pursuit of organizational benefit.
  • DRIVEN TO DELIVER – Strong bias to action, accountability for personal delivery and with others. Plans, prioritizes and monitors performance, holds self and others accountable for delivery.
  • COLLABORATIVE — Works effectively with Indian and foreign national colleagues, stakeholders, customers, suppliers, teams and individuals both within and outside the organization.
  • PERSONALLY CREDIBLE — Track record of reliable and valued delivery using relevant expertise and experience and does so with high integrity and an objective manner.
  • COURAGE TO CHALLENGE — Speak up and challenge others especially when confronted with resistance and unfamiliar circumstances.
  • ROLE MODEL — Lead by example, act with integrity, impartiality and independence. Applies sound personal judgment in all interactions.
  • OTHER KEY SKILLS: Strategic, Manage Ambiguity, Empathetic, Composure, Flexible/Adaptable, Ensuring Accountability.


  • Bangalore, India.

Company Overview:-

AMETEK is a world-class enterprise with market leading businesses and strong brands. Our businesses serve a diverse set of niche markets and applications, each with attractive growth characteristics. These businesses are focused on solving our customers’ most complex challenges with differentiated technology solutions.

Each of our businesses drive growth through the execution of AMETEK’s proven Four Growth Strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, Global & Market Expansion, and New Product Development