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  • Experience Required
    10+ Years
  • Degree Required
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      Minimax Viking Research & Development GmbH
    • Date Posted
      April 12,2021
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    R&D Director (m/f/x) for fire alarm and extinguishing control panel

    The Minimax Viking Group comprises nearly 70 fire protection companies around the globe, employing approximately 9.300 people and achieving an annual turnover of € 1.7 billion. The Group is among the largest fire protection companies in the world. The headquarters are in Bad Oldesloe, Schleswig-Holstein. The Group’s companies deal with all facets of fire protection and have long-standing experience in their respective markets. The companies have in common a strong quality awareness in the areas of product distribution, manufacturing and maintenance as well as mobile fire protection. The technology portfolio of the Group ranges from electronic fire detection and extinguishing control technology to water, foam and gas extinguishing systems to mobile extinguishing equipment.

    For the global Research & Development team of the Minimax Viking Group, we are looking for a candidate who has technical expertise and is open to new ideas and opportunities as

    R&D Director (m/f/x) for fire alarm and extinguishing control panel


    • Lead Minimax Viking Research and Development fire alarm and extinguishing control panel team
    • Own the technology roadmap and development program for internet-connected fire alarm/extinguishing control panels and associated devices
    • Efficiently execute development programs for the global market from planning to launch of products
    • Simultaneously drive discovery of emerging customer needs as well as creation of innovative solutions
    • Governance of R&D processes for risk mitigation and effective program delivery


    • Degree in electronic engineering or computer science (additionally PMP or MBA would be advantageous)
    • Relevant fire alarm and extinguishing control panel market and standards knowledge (EN, UL, FM, VdS)
    • Demonstrable experience in development and commercialization of high technology products
    • Proven record of accomplishment in driving market expansion and revenue growth through new products
    • Experience in developing innovative solutions for challenging business and technology problems
    • Verifiable success in leading teams
    • Business fluent in English

    We offer:

    • A future-proof workplace in an international company
    • Health insurance by a company health care plan
    • Performance-based remuneration and attractive benefits of a global company
    • Challenging and interesting tasks
    • Working independently and flexible
    • Choice of work locations

    More information:

    Please apply by sending your application to Katja Pohl via, stating your salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date.

    Further information at

    Minimax Viking Research & Development GmbH
    c/o Minimax GmbH & Co. KG
    Industriestraße 10/12 | 23843 Bad Oldesloe

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