R&D Lead

Sveta Nedelja, Croatia


  • Collaborate with engineers, architects etc. to determine the specifications of each project
  • Negotiate terms in contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements
  • Research, develop, design, evaluate, lead, and organize installation of mechanical products, equipment, systems, or processes to meet requirements
  • Determine needed resources (manpower and equipment) from start to finish with attention to budget limitations
  • Plan all mechanical engineering duties and operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met
  • Hire contractors and other staff and allocate responsibilities
  • Supervise the work of laborers, mechanics etc. and give them guidance when needed
  • Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports
  • and other tasks as assigned by a line manager


Decision-making authorities

  • Review and approve objective mechanical system/equipment changes according to targets and requirements of Infrastructure and other departments

Managerial authorities  

  • Manage workshops with architects, management, and potential partners
  • Responsibility for Infrastructure Timeplan update and achievement in mechanical system/equipment deployment


  • Ensure that systems are defined according to targets and requirements
  • Ensure that Infrastructure Timeplan is up to date and on track
  • Ensure installation and maintenance work is on schedule and properly done
  • Ensure all partners & suppliers are engaged and onboard


  • Proven experience as Mechanical Engineer in area of various auxiliary systems, mechanical functioning equipment, electrical equipment maintenance, or relevant areas
  • Self-organizing person with structured working ethics
  • Understanding of project management principles
  • Understanding of modularity and flexibility in construction is advantage
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and CAD
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • A team player with leadership abilities
  • MSc in mechanical or electrical engineering or relevant field ( PhD would be a plus )
  • English is official company language, know-how of German is preferred


SENIORITY LEVEL: Medium (6 years+)


  • The opportunity to develop world-class solutions with cutting-edge technology
  • Family-like, transparent, and very open business culture
  • Courageous, curious, and entrepreneurial team members to work with
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Free coffee and healthy snacks in the office
  • Team lunch once a week
  • Flexible working hours and work from home
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R&D Lead

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