Delphi Technologies have an exciting new opportunity for a .
Delphi Technologies is a high-technology company that integrates safer, greener and more connected solutions for the automotive sector.
Based in Gillingham, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties :
Leading product engineering activities on the development of a range of Diesel Fuel System components (For Passenger Car and Commercial Vehicle Applications)
Ensuring that the products are developed to the required cost, performance and quality targets whilst ensuring flawless launch of customer programs
Responsible for headcount >
50 professional engineers and significant department budget
Lead and motivate the team, develop and approve career progression, succession and training plans, identify Hi-potentials within the department
Perform Personal Business Plans for direct reports, monitor and review PBPs of the department, and ensure execution in the required time frame
Ensure that Delphi Technologies IP is sufficiently protected by patents, trade secrets and publications
Approve product releases and department spending in-line with approval processes
Represent Delphi Technologies at Customers, congresses and suppliers
Act as Product Engineering Stakeholder and Approver for Design Reviews, Gate Reviews and Technical changes
Act as a sponsor and Champion in problem solving projects
Set targets, approve implementation plans and monitor progress in order to meet department and PBU targets, Budget, Resources, Performance metrics and Quality Standards
Ensure information is cascaded and communicated within the department
Define and balance priorities and resolve conflicts in a timely manner
Ensure risk escalation is correctly executed in the department
The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience :
Extensive demonstrable experience in a similar role in the automotive industry
Extensive experience leading product engineering activities on the development of a range of Diesel Fuel System components.
Degree (or equivalent) in mechanical engineering or related subject
Experience in large team management
Personal and presentation skills to drive external customer meetings at a senior level, and communicate at various level of organisations
Ability to work under pressure and manage several tasks at once
Ability to lead, plan, and ensure execution of projects and activities in the Engineering team, and work with cross-functional teams across different sites and countries.
Good written and spoken fluency in English
Current IT knowledge of MS Office products, MS Project etc.
Salary : Competitive
Opening date : 6th June 2018
Closing date : 3rd July 2018