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Product Design Engineer

Date: 
Country/Region:  JP
City:  YOKOHAMA
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  4990

Essential responsibilities and duties

 

For his own perimeter on a given program the Product Design Engineer & Customer Interface will be a support Engineering Manager for following activities:

  • Technical window in front of customers.
  • Contribution to the development of new products, in line with schedule, process, quality and cost targets.

 
 The technical responsabilities are:

  • Understand customer technical specifications, to discuss and to address them according to current or future technical solutions developed by Faurecia.
  • Clarify and explain customers’ specifications to Development teams.
  • Promote and explain to customers the choices and technical solutions proposed by Faurecia.
  • Participate to RFS/RFI/RFQ process and ensure the customers’ expectations are taken in account and appropriate compromise is made as needed.
  • Lead the Design Review events at customers and ensure the content and format meets requirements
  • Actively participate to the creation of design concepts and alternative design solutions.
  • Ensure the conformity of the different technical answers to customers.
  • Act as the main communication channel to the customers in Japan for technical matters (with Technical Manager support, as needed).
  • The management responsabilities consist in giving direction to CAD Engineers on data creation and data submission as required.

 

Qualifications  

 

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • More than 5 years professional experience in a demanding role in Design & Development within an industrial environment, ideally in the automotive industry
  • Knowledge and experience in the seating business preferred
  • Leadership experience
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • International mind set
  • English & Japanese required
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