HEAD OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Kaunas
Quality /
Hybrid /
Hybrid
BURGA — a fashion brand taking the world by storm — is looking for a Head of R&D!

ABOUT THE POSITION:

As a Head of R&D, you will oversee the R&D team, support the development of new products, improve existing ones, and closely collaborate with the Quality and Manufacturing departments for seamless integration of processes and product excellence. We're looking for an open-minded and innovative individual. In this role, be responsible for product development from the very first idea till mass production. You'll need excellent problem-solving, methodical, and communication skills. Join our team and help us shape the future of our products!

Also, if you become a part of BURGA, two things are certain. First, you will be surrounded by a team who all share the same passion for fashion, the urge to achieve, and the desire to grow. Second, you'll never use "boring" and "job" in the same sentence again. An extremely versatile and fast-paced environment will make sure of that – new collections, campaigns, and product launches will keep you sharp and excited.

GET READY TO:

- Establish a department from the ground up, develop necessary processes, conduct research, strategize, and execute new programs and protocols;
- Define project goals and prioritize them through collaboration with Product Development, Quality, and Manufacturing departments;
- Continuously improve the technological processes and products;
- Operate effectively at both strategic and operational levels;
- Oversee the development and adaptation of products to in-house printing using the most appropriate technology;
- Use optimal methodologies for planning task fulfillment and ensuring timely deadlines are met;
- Provide leadership with direct reporting responsibilities and maintain alignment with the co-founders.

WE EXPECT YOU TO:

- Showcase a successful track record and expertise, with a minimum of 3 years of experience, in managing the R&D or a similar department, while having a keen understanding of making efficient decisions for performance and ensuring superior quality. We are looking for an experienced professional who can quickly adapt to the new trends and ensure adequate technologies to support them;
- Be familiar with Six Sigma and Theory of Constraints (TOC). You have exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, enabling you to conduct thorough root cause analysis and effectively troubleshoot issues that arise;
- Effectively define and implement key performance indicators (KPIs) for the department;
- Have great communication skills and the ability to work well with others, making it easy to share complex information and collaborate effectively with teammates and stakeholders;
- Have the ability to adapt quickly to dynamic environments and evolving processes, demonstrating resilience and a flexible mindset.

SALARY: 4000-5000 EUR/month GROSS
JOIN OUR DYNAMIC TEAM AND:

- Experience the freedom of working on your own terms. Break free from the cubicle and enjoy the perks of hybrid or remote work life and all the perks that come with it!🕺

- Enjoy an annual workation. Pack your laptop, we'll treat you to an unforgettable annual workation that will recharge your batteries and inspire your creativity🌴

- Build lasting connections through team-building activities. Who says work can't be all fun and games? We believe in building a strong team culture, so join us for some regular epic team-building events and make memories with your awesome colleagues!✨

- We invest in your personal growth. Point us in the direction of an event, course, book, or mentor, and we’ll take care of it!📚

- Get exclusive discounts and free BURGA goodies. Bite into the exclusive perks of being part of our fam! Enjoy delicious discounts and free BURGA products⭐️

- Make everyday a paw-sitive experience. Bring your furry BFF to work and unleash the paw-some power of productivity! Our pet-friendly office is the purrfect place for animal lovers🐾