Research & Development (R&D) Manager

Lead HydraSpecma Renewables' R&D projects in Silkeborg, Denmark. Manage innovation, team culture, and technology roadmap. Mechanical engineering degree required. Join a global leader in hydraulic solutions.

Silkeborg, Denmark  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   501-1000   54 days ago

Join HydraSpecma Renewables, a pioneering force in cooling, lubrication and hydraulic solutions in the renewable energy sector, as our new Research and Development (R&D) Manager.

What Will Your Role Include?

  • Leading and coordinating research and development projects from concept to completion, ensuring innovative, efficient, and timely deliverables.
  • Identify and lead our R&D roadmap/strategy to enable continuously development of new products and technologies, as well as improving existing ones.
  • Ongoingly seek knowledge and inputs from surrounding industries and relevant universities to stay updated with trends and new technologies that might be applicable for our markets.
  • Conducting detailed analyses of project feasibility, cost implications, and potential ROI to drive decision-making processes.
  • Make sure we have the right competences, equipment, and setup to succeed with the projects. This also includes developing competences such as CFD and FEM.
  • Maintain and lead a culture of high motivation, engagement, encouraging creativity and analytical thinking within the team to achieve good results.
  • As R&D Manager you will be part of our Technology Management Team in HydraSpecma Renewables.

Who Are We Looking For?

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or similar.
  • An innovative and self-directed individual with proven experience in R&D management within relevant industries.
  • Someone with the energy and motivation to drive projects forward and achieve significant results.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, fostering collaboration within the team and across relevant departments, such as: Global Procurement, Customer Engineering and Operations.
  • Experience within cooling, hydraulic and lubrication systems is preferred but not mandatory.

What We Offer

HydraSpecma Renewables is a solid supplier of cooling, lubrication, and hydraulic solutions for the energy sector because of our commitment to innovation and quality and due to our strong values of Integrity, Business acumen, Being relevant, Flexible and Sustainable.

As our R&D Manager, you will:

  • Play a pivotal role in our Technology organization.
  • Be part of a collaborative and professional R&D team, driving innovation and improvements at every level.
  • Good opportunities for personal and professional development in an international corporate environment.

Ready to Lead Our R&D Team?

If you have the right competencies for this role and if you believe in our values, we will look forward to reviewing your application and resume. Applications are processed on an ongoing basis, so do not hesitate to send yours by clicking “Apply Now”.

For more information about the position, feel free to contact our Head of Technology, Søren Stubkier, at +45 26 81 92 17 /

Embrace this opportunity to become a key player in an international company where your skills in leadership, creativity, and innovation can flourish. We look forward to receiving your application!

Applications are treated with confidentiality, and the recruitment process will be concluded once a suitable candidate is found, removing the job listing from our career page and other promotional platforms.

HydraSpecma is a global leader in hydraulic solutions and fluid conveyance systems, serving various industries from renewables to agriculture and maritime. With around 1500 employees worldwide and headquartered in Skjern, Denmark, we aim to maintain our leading position through constant innovation, high-quality solutions, and a global perspective.

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About the role

Mar 29, 2024

Full Time


Sep 27, 2024


Silkeborg, Denmark

Mid-Senior level


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