Engineering Manager

Job Details


Position Title: Engineering Manager - Product Development
Location : VTSC, Chennai
Educational Qualifications BE/B.Tech (EEE / ECE / EIE/Industrialisation/production/Mechatronics)
Eligibility Criteria: Overall Exp – 15 years and above.
10 yrs of Automotive Electronics Product Development experience preferred

Position Responsibilities:

Lead product development for multiple programs
Adhere to Visteon corporate and local processes, methods, procedures
Effectively work with business devpt & account management team during pursuit phase for RFQ response
Work with program management team during product development and change management phase including current model engineering
Lead technical meetings with Customers and negotiate the delivery contents and dates
Create / Maintain PD Project Level timing plan(s) and track with risk mitigation plans
Lead PD Budget Tracking, PD Resource adjustments and PD Level Status Tracking & Reporting
Lead cross discipline tasks prioritization and issue management
Sign off for prototype Parts / ESER
Develop project Technical Assumptions for inclusion in VQF
Provide PD status in Non-PD reviews / audits of status (i.e. customer review of PD status, VPDS audits)
Co-ordinate Technical Documentation release to Customer
Co-ordinate Requirements Management interaction with customer
Review and Agree on PD content of customer Target Agreement / Statement of Work
Lead and/or organize Cross-Discipline technical reviews
Plan Component planning in advance and schedule long lead items. Coordinate in-house prototype builds with engineering, purchase and manufacturing teams.
Support to establish Design Verification Plan (Schedule and Test Plan) creation (including EMC) & system level validation with customer
Co-ordinate Test Requests for DV, EMC, CERT, Development Testing etc.
Coordinate Revenue recovery
Forecast PD Resources & expenditure in line with EPG Procedure
Coordinate Engineering Specifications for Project
Document Lessons learned from engineering team by phase and feed back to PD Team to update appropriate engineering documents. Ensure DFMEAs are updated with these lessons

Key Functional Technical Competencies (Essential)

Automotive industry business acumen
Strong project management and Interpersonal skills
Good technical knowledge of automotive products
Leadership Skills
Communication and Influencing
Self-starting & results oriented approach
Overall co-ordination & Collaboration
Customer facing & leading discussion and decision on product development activities
Should be flexible on timings and travel to customer place.

Key Functional Technical Competencies (Desirable)

Understand regulatory and legal requirements pertaining to area of specialization
Customer Focus
Decision Making
Development cost & Product cost management





Detail Oriented : Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Dedicated : Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity




Goal Completion : Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Ability to Make an Impact : Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization





10 yrs of Automotive Electronics Product Development experience preferred

Licenses & Certifications

Chennai, TN, IN