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Engineering Manager Decoration ( Design & Development)

Job Type: 
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  1556

New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.


For our Decoration Division, we are currently recruiting for an Engineering Manager Decoration (Design & Developement), to be based in Hagenbach.


Main Responsibilities:


The Design & Development (D&D) Decoration Manager, manages the D&D activity and teams assigned on programs for the assigned regional perimeter.


He/She ensures target achievement for D&D defined in corresponding program objectives and indicators. He/She defines the D&D budget for programs, ensures budget and deliverables are in line with Program requirements, and continously assesses the resources against the scope of work and the capacity to deliver.


Main missions:


  • Manage the team of Development Engineers, Product Design Engineers and CAD Engineers
  • Ensure continous development of the team skills and competencies, conduct team member STAR
  • Defines training needs of team members and schedules trainings, and esnures proper training of the team
  • Drives staffing decisions for the Development Engineers and Product Design Engineers
  • Assists with hiring new resources, and contracts external resources according to team evolution plan and manpower needs
  • Ensures robust product design achievement by validating the commitments on product performance made by the team
  • Ensures the use of the D-FMEA approach to achieve robust designs
  • Ensures team awareness of customer product specifications, internal standards, and guidelines, as well as relevant regulations and/or legislation
  • Supports risk assessment on product performance
  • Tracks product definition robustness and product performance validation and timing, program deliverables and timing against relevant KPIs, and reports them in EFM reviews
  • Ensures capitalization of team activity within GTS standards and guidelines


The ideal candidate will have:


  • Master desgree in engineering, or similar
  • Profound experience within the Technology domain
  • Pre-Knowledge in Decoration domain and surface technologies: Aluminimum, Carbon, Wood Painting, Lighting
  • Strong Leadership and communication skills, to be able to act and develop team members
  • Agility to understand and adapt to Faurecia Organization
  • Intercultural and open mindset
  • Pragmatic approach and strong experience/exposure with OEMs
  • Technology curiosity and scientific approach (e.g. Six Sigma)
  • Understanding of adjoining technologies effect on his/her technology domain
  • Understanding of the system, where his/her technology domain is involved
  • Design to cost approach experience
  • Standard PC Software knowledge (MS Office etc) and comfortable with digital tools
  • Flexibility for frequent business travels
  • Fluency in English/German
  • Preferably International experience


What we offer:


  • Exciting and varied tasks in a company with future-oriented business areas
  • Flexible working time models and home office options
  • Very competitive and performance-oriented salary packages
  • Company pension plans with attractive employer's allowance
  • An open and international corporate culture with various company events






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