Chief Engineer Commercial Vehicles (M/W) - PRO23677

Function: Program Management
Localization: France - Franche-Comté - Bavans
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 20th June 2018
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  "Inspiring Mobility" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents.
Our Clean Mobility division is looking for a Commercial Vehicle Engines Chief Engineer (W/M) for its Bavans R&D center Responsibilities and duties
As part of Commercial Vehicle Engineering team, Chief Engineer PLE EU is responsible for European engineering activities within Core CVE PLE global organisation, from the product definition to the support for RFQ. In collaboration with innovation, specialists and Application teams, he/she ensures the development of the products, defining and/or using standard processes.
The main missions of the role are:
  • Build and manage budget for PLE Core Commercial Vehicles European activities
  • Manage Generic Platform Team (Product Engineer Leader, Product Manufacturing leader, Design Leader), in collaboration with Generics Chief Engineer, located in North America.
    • Define and follow objectives (product & process development and documentation)
    • Is responsible for Quality, Cost and Delivery for engineering activities
  • Coordinate development with Innovation team (requirement consolidation, identify new needs)
  • Manage local Innovation and Métier team (innovation Program Management, Mixing Specialist)
  • Identify the opportunities for product evolutions to feed the product/process roadmaps
  • Support Application Front Office by bringing expertise during RFQ phases, identifying the gaps between requirements and generic specifications, promoting platforms an technologies
  • Report to Product Line Engineering Core CVE Vice President, located in Columbus IN, USA
Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have/be:
 
Minimum education level: Engineering Degree
 
Experience
  • 15 years’ experience in automotive field, with preferably 10 years on commercial vehicle after treatment, either at OEM or for a Tier1 supplier
  • Product development and specification
  • Team management
 
Skills and competencies
  • Acknowledged as technical expert on CVE after treatment either internally or at customer
  • Mechanical and engine fundamentals, Emissions control, Functional Analysis, Catalyst Technology
  • Leadership in a matrix and multicultural organization 
  • Frequent travels needed (Europe, US) 20 to 30%.
  • Fluent English mandatory, French, German

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