D&D Teamleader (m/f) - RD 13151

Function: Engineering (R&D, Manuf. Eng.)
Localization: Germany - Lower Saxony - Peine
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 26th January 2018

Technical Perfection and automotive passion" 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. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you. "Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."


Our Engineering Organisation is looking for a Teamleader D&D (m/f) to be based at Peine.

  • Manage a team of Development Engineers, Product Design Engineers and Design Engineers.
  • Ensure continuous development of the team by coaching, conduct team members yearly Performance and Objectives Review (STAR) with support of PDL or SPDE.                  
  • Develop team skills and competencies. Ensure team awareness of, and use of standards and methodologies.
  • Define training needs of team members and establish individual training plan.      
  • Manage the holidays from the DE, PDE and Design Engineers and IAM (manage rights)                    
  • Staffing & Budget Management                              
  • Ensure DE/PDE/ Design Engineers allocations on programs as per the forecast , considering experience, skills and competencies of the people                                         
  • Launch request for quotation in case of lack of internal resources (onsites, external or new hiring)
  • Review and confirmed  D&D resource budget for programs with Customer Engineering Dpt. Ensure D&D deliverables are in line with Program requirements. Continuously assess the resources against the scope of work and the capacity to deliver.  Ensure Team efficiency.                                       
  • Manage the holidays from the Team & IAM (manage the rights and termination date)                     
  • Product Robustness on Programs                                          
  • To ensure robust Product Design using and supporting the DFMEA sessions. Support risk assessment on product performance.                                 
  • Ensure team awareness of customer product specifications, internal standards,methodologies and guidelines as well as relevant regulations/legislation.                                    
  • Track product definition robustness, program deliverables and Timing with/ by using relevant KPI.
  • Track product performance validation and timing (against standards and state of the art) against relevant KPI (Geometry Convergence Plan, DV/PV and CMI).                                      
  • Participate to PPDR 2 to 9 and D&D Workshops upon PDL request                                           
  • Project Management                                  
  • To monitor the CMI versus timeline and take appropriate actions to meet the deadlines   
  • To participate to Design reviews upon PDL request                                        
  • To ensure that the D&D processes are followed (Open Issue list, Design Processes, Geometry Convergence Plan,…etc)                                            
  • To participate to Program Kick-off and agree with PDL and SPDE on all D&D deliverables 
  • To participate in RFQA reviews organice by CuE                               
  • Participation to Network activities                                        
  • As part of D&D Network, co-define and lead implemention of D&D Engineering methodology and standards.  Contribute actively to knowledge management,  by ensure D&D engineers are raising lessons learned                              
  • Support the D&D Team in the awareness of OEM specifications and worldwide regulations/legislations.                                            
  • To collaborate with GTS, giving feedback about current Standards and Guidelines based on program experience. To ensure that up to date Standards and Guidelines are used by D&D Team.   

The ideal candidate will have/be :

  • Meets the requirements of the Engineering Profile for the Team Leader function                     
  • English required, and customer’s language strongly encouraged                                      
  • Engineering Degree and 8 to 10 years experience in automotive Industry.                                    
  • Availability to travel                             
  • Knowledge of PMS                               
  • Strong leadership and communication skills                               
  • Multicultural mindset                                    
  • Good company network                             

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