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Group Manager - Chassis Pneumatic Brakes Product
Development

Greensboro, North Carolina

Job Type

Permanent

Workspace

In office

About the Role

As Group Manager for Pneumatic Installation, you will lead a team of highly skilled and passionate engineers responsible for the development and installation of a wide array of components and systems in our vehicles. You will take full product ownership and lead the product development activities, from strategies to maintenance, for the complete pneumatic circuit including air tanks, fittings, valves, manifolds, tubes routing & clipping, brake hoses, and trailer connection. The team is also in charge of the packaging of the electrical components mounted on the chassis, as well as all the multi-media brackets. Finally, the team will complete virtual simulation and physical verifications of the circuit (e.g., brake timing test) and perform troubleshooting of physical builds when required.

Requirements

As Engineering Group Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading, coaching, and developing a team of highly skilled Engineers

  • Directing work in your team, providing direction, and removing obstacles to get work done

  • Supporting your team in technical discussions to make the right technical choices

  • Taking the product ownership for components and systems in your scope and leading the

    execution of roadmaps

  • Managing budget and resources, developing competence, and recruiting new talents to

    meet current and future needs

  • Leading continuous improvement activities (process, tools, methods) and fostering

    innovation

  • Managing interfaces towards other functions to support project deliveries and make daily

    operation more efficient

  • Delivering project activities on time and according to budget



Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Mechatronic engineering, or related field. Master’s

    Degree is preferred.

  • 8-12+ years of experience in Product Development within the automotive industry

  • Strong vehicle controls systems or powertrain management experience preferred

  • Leadership experience as a manager with direct reports is preferred

  • Experience in Project management of large projects, specifically in an agile environment,

    is an advantage

  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of the market and applications

  • Ability to build effective teams, maximizing each person’s contribution to achieve common

  • goals

  • Effective communicator, able to provide a clear message and use compelling arguments

    to gain commitment

  • Can do-attitude and being resilient. Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing

    difficult situations.

  • Ability to drive cross functional and global network and overcome roadblocks

  • Accountable, well organized, analytical, business-focused, and holistic mind-set

About the Company

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