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Kongsberg Automotive provides world-class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of approx. EUR 1.1 billion and approximately 11.500 employees in 19 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and has more than 25 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers.

Manufacture Engineering Manager

Location: 

WUXI Jiangsu, CN, 214028

Country/Region:  CN

  1.  General

Area of responsibility                                     :  Process Engineering

Superior                                                         :  Operation Director

Location                                                         :  Wuxi Plant

Number of subordinates - direct                   :  4

Number of subordinates - total                     :  20

Direct subordinates                                        :  Engineering Supervisors

                                                                         

  1.  Main objectives and responsibility

To organize, manage and improve the manufacturing engineering covering all phases from product development to after marketing:

  • Project involvement:
  • Lead the DFM, DFT activity to drive process teamwork with R&D and quality for product robust design and feasibility study, come out the risk and proposal;
  • Responsible for process design to meet the requirement of quality, cost and timeline;
  • Manage all variant projects in one line to maximize the capacity utilization and flexibility;
  • Participate the project gate review meeting as the key member to provide proposal to management team;
  • Work with logistic team to monitor and review the customer demand and internal capacity, plan the capacity expansion and Capex application;
  • Product design involvement:
  • Lead the team to understand the customer demand and R&D design initiative;
  • Understand the DV/PV test items as the basic to drive the quality assurance of process design;
  • Work with other functions interactively to deliver the solution in design phase to meet customer satisfaction;
  • Process management:
  • Manage the process design of assembly, testing, injection to meet the quality requirement and capacity requirement;
  • Drive the continuous improvement on safety, cost, efficiency;
  • Demonstrate himself as the role model of problem solver, lead the team to work with quality and other functions proactively on quality issue analysis;
  • People development:
  • Adapt the organization smartly for better and leaner structure and efficiency enhancement;
  • Setup the atmosphere of teamworking, prevention, customer orientation, closed loop on communication and action plan closure, continuous improvement and standardization;
  • Develop the talent to support the personal aspiration and business growth;
  • Guidelines, mentoring, coaching, training of engineering team
  • Continuous improvement:
  • Lead the team to improve the process to improve the Ebit;
  • Drive the standardization of process and flow to minimize the variance;
  • Deploy the lean/safe/craftmanship mindset in all areas
  1. Education and Experience/Skill:
  • MS Office and data analysis capability;
  • Good command of spoken/written English                   
  • Creative, structured and systematic thinking
  • High degree of personal integrity and confidence.
  • Operational skills in production and quality matters
  • 15 years’ experience of process engineering and automation
  • High degree of integrity, teamwork, accountability, creatively
  • Bachelor’s degree or above, majoring in engineering, automation
  • Knowledge of IATF16949, ISO 14001, 5 manuals, AutoCAD.etc...)
  • “Speak with data” communication and “get hands dirty” leadership
  1. Special requirements:                     
  • GD&T
  • Project management
  • Strong practical experience
  • Cost concept, breakdown and calculation
  • Deep understanding of lean concept and tools
  • ESD area requirement and cleanness management
  • SAP (rat routings and BOMs setup and management)
  • Rich experience on electronic product assembly and testing
  • Knowledge of powertrain and shifting system and actuator products
  • Knowledge of DV/PV common requirements on powertrain products

                                               

  1. Important contacts
  • Customers
  • Management team
  • Project/ Sales /Design /Finance/Quality
  • Maintenance/Production/Purchasing/Logistic/EHS/Lean
  • External knowledge and service providers
  • Equipment/machines/tooling suppliers

                                                    

  1. Authority
  • To coach the process engineers and track the performance of the team to make the KPI defined meet the definition
  • Participate in the development of Manufacturing Engineering strategy
  • To act independently within the scope of the job description and the current rules of the company.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!


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Application Id:  736
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