Group Leader - Design - RD 13248

Function: Engineering (R&D, Manuf. Eng.)
Localization: India - Maharashtra - Pune
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 29th January 2018
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
"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."
Faurecia Clean Mobility is looking for a Team Leader - Design for its R&D Centre at Pune.
The main missions of the role are to:


CAD Team Leader is responsible for leading a team for new design and design modification of  exhaust system products, in line with planning, process, quality and cost targets. He/she ensures complete engineering designs translated into CAD models and all the associated drawings and documentation.

The major responsibility of the role is to organize team activity so that they realize the Quality , Cost and Delivery targets

Professional Experience

·         8-10 years of experience in Product design. Experience in automotive domain preferred.

·         3+ experience in leading team in achieving team and organization goals

·         Exposure to Exhaust system design is preferred


·         Accountable for execution of RFQs,  interact with Program development team & generate design concepts

·         Ensure program is executed adhering to Quality system 16949

·         Resolve queries on time within team to achieve proposed delivery date & quality

·         Identify and share the lessons learnt and best practices

·         Maintain & track Quality & On Time Delivery metrics

·         Responsible for achieving the quality (FTR) on par with target

·         Implement the action plans based on quality tools such as 8D/SLI for internal & external KPI

·         Prepare training plan, Execute trainings, measure effectiveness

·         Identify the potential candidate for rewards & recognition

·         Track & Provide frequent feedback on development of skills of team members

·         Conduct Knowledge sharing sessions on improvement ideas

·         Set Goals & Objectives and conduct performance reviews for the group/team members

·         Participate in deriving hardware, software and training needs for the group/team

·         Effective utilization of the resources & capture the hours spent by the resources.

·         Update of polyvalence of team based on technical skills of designers

·         Plan the shifts of team members and ensure the optimum utilization of CAD licenses & Systems

·         Inputs to management including Data consolidation & reporting to administer the department

·         Conduct top 5 meeting and update information display boards daily


The ideal candidate will have/be:



·         B. E. /B Tech.  [ Mechanical/Automotive Engineering Related]


·         Experience on any CAD tools like CATIA V5 / NX / Pro-E , Modeling & detailing.

·         Product design and development, packaging studies, Dimensioning methodologies, detailing and design release process.

·         PLM, preferably ENOVIA, Team center.

·         Working with Design standards, Design check sheets and drafting guidelines.

·         Good Knowledge on GD&T, DFMA, DFMEA etc

·         Experience on quality systems eg: TS16949.

·         Project management experience,  job estimation, timing plan and project planning.

·         Experience in leading team & reviewing performance

·         Experience in working with problem solving tools like, Fish bone diagram, 8D, DOF etc

·         Exposure to NAO/Europe Automotive Customer Specifications & Standards.

·         Exposure to major OEM design standards.


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