Innoation Program manager (M/W) - RD 13058

Function: Engineering (R&D, Manuf. Eng.)
Localization: France - Franche-Comté - Bavans
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 15th January 2018
Faurecia is on a journey to transform the Automotive industry towards an environmentally sustainable future with clean, connected and autonomous vehicles, creating innovative solutions for all our customers.
We are a highly motivated and passionate team that values Entrepreneurship, Autonomy and Accountability.
If you are a high-energy individual, that wants to grow further to reach your full potential, come to Faurecia to join the journey. 
Our Business Group Clean Mobility is looking for an Innovation Program Manager (W/M) for its R&D center at Bavans.
Essential responsibilities and duties
The main missions are to drive several innovation projects with respect to iPMS (concept, project timing, validation and budget) and coordinate the project team.
All the projects will have time & purpose coherence, coordination will be key. Those projects will deal with system development
Job requirements:
Technical responsibilities:
  • Project planning & budget
  • Innovation project  milestones are respected
  • Compliance to the Innovation Delivery Process and deliverables
  • Proper resource definition and allocation on each project
  • That all risks on innovation projects are properly assessed, managed and removed
  • Report Project status (Milestones)
  • Report & Promote Innovation internally
  • Coordination between the different sub-projects
  • Customer Business Unit team to sell the innovation to customers
  • Communication team to build efficiency support to sell innovation externally
The ideal candidate will have/be:
Minimum education level: Master’s degree in engineering
Experience :
  • 7+ years of experience in Automotive, powertrain application is a plus
  • 5+ years of project experience including knowledge of product/process development processes  is a plus
  • Experience in management and program management
Skills and competencies
  • English required, german is a plus
  • Strong leadership
  • Innovation minded, curious and keen to work with a start-up spirit
  • Communication and presentation skills to effectively report out and promote the activities  to customers and internal personnel at all levels
  • Strong relationship s and teamwork sense
  • Must have international mindset and be willing to work with individuals in all functions
  • Structured
  • Travel : As required by missions

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