Automotive Global Director (Power Electronics / Connectivity) 8/25/2016

Confidential Company Novi, MI

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29283016
AJE Ref #
575981585
Location
Novi, MI
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The select Global Director will have a deep understanding of the automotive industry, and managerial experience spanning multiple divisions and product lines. This director's main job responsibilities involve leading our various engineering groups and divisions, overseeing Product and Technology development in our core electronic product areas, which include, but are not limited to: Automotive Sensors, Connectivity and Charging power electronics (USB's, power sockets, converters, inverters) etc.

In addition, the director is responsible for mechanical, electrical, software and manufacturing engineering personnel.

We are a global tier one electronics and electro-mechanical supplier to all major automotive OEMs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate, review and runs/oversee design review meetings both internally and with customers.

Review and approve design documentation and verification and validation test plans and reports for accuracy and completeness of first level managers.

Promotes modular design and product platform design approach in development of Next Generation Technologies and Value Analysis / Value Engineering (VA/VE) opportunities.

Explore the possibilities of developing new products by staying abreast of the technology, communicating with other internal teams.

Strong knowledge of electrical and electromechanical materials and components is desired. Experience with Circuit Design and PC Board Design (PCB) would also be helpful, but not mandatory.

Good troubleshooter and problem solver.

Administrative

Prioritize, plan and coordinate engineering projects .
Ensure on time and budget execution of the Engineering Projects.
Ensure that engineering business is conducted according to internal procedures and policies.

Required Experience

10+ years of experience in a management/director level position within the automotive industry, and an understanding of electrical and electronics design and development.

Education

B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering preferred

Salary: No salary limitations - Commensurable to your skills Location: Novi, MI