Engineering management role for the Clevite Elastomers Product Development Business Unit, with direct responsibility to both develop new and support existing technology. Manage business unit functions as required; develop new ideas / concepts for elastomer products.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct and develop innovative technical concepts for elastomers that provide NVH and performance solutions at a competitive advantage. Make design proposals for customer applications.
Identify new business opportunities and lead the activities to secure new business. Monitor automotive markets, both personally and through assigned engineers to seek out and recommend new product/application opportunities.
Provide a lead role in guidance / direction and engineering support to Business Units, Manufacturing and customer groups as required. Support the TENPlus process and provide program management utilizing DFMEA, PFMEA, DVP&R and control plan development.
Develop and direct a competent staff of engineers to achieve project goals as appropriate.
Champion VA/VE initiatives through product, process, and purchasing initiatives. Leverage intellectual property as a global strategic management tool.
Maintain current awareness of technical specialties and technical advancements in the industry.
Follow all company policies and procedures such as the quality management system, BOS and environmental health and safety.
BS, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
Minimum of 5 years' experience in engineering functions developing and releasing product, preferably in areas of elastomer technology.
Solid Understanding of vehicle dynamics
Strong communication skills required (written, oral and presentation).
Good computer skills, including proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point and Microsoft Project.
Experience with Elastomer product design / Development.