Engineering Group Leader

Plastic Omnium - Greer, SC3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $62,000 - $84,000 a year
EducationSkills
Missions

Promote safety culture
Manage the design engineering linked to customer projects
Provide input and quotes during the AVP phases
Continuously improve and deploy standards
Follow the development of product & processes that are developed by his/her teams in regards to all new projects
Achieve quality, cost and timing targets for all deliverables (SOW) and all developed equipment related to his/her perimeter
Adhere to budget

Activities

Management

Provide support (technical/managerial) to team and escalate issues to management, when needed
Anticipate resource needs and manage the recruitment of team members in relation with manager and HR
Allocate resources to meet the project Quality/Cost/Time objectives
Track and forecast team workload in order to optimize the resources
Conduct the annual assessments of team members
Manage the skills of the team, define the training plans in relation with manager and HR
Ensure adherence to budget (hours/ travel costs/investments/ workload)
Provide reporting to direct functional and hierarchical managers
Product Design and Manufacturing

Guarantee the cost level and hours budget during AVP phases in an optimized way, with the respect of the customer specifications
Manage perimeter changes for the team
Guarantee the systematic application of Design for manufacturing rules for the entire team
Provide support to team during critical phases
Participate to Launch Readiness for project perimeter of responsibility
Ensure design for safety and reliability
Drive resolution of Engineering deep red points to meet division objectives
Guarantee the adherence and application of the Plastic Omnium Auto Exterior Standards
Contribute to the launch readiness improvements promoting Right First Time approach
Ensure that lessons learned are brought up to the experts for capitalization
Takes part to standard specification elaboration activities
Make proposals in line with the continuous improvement policy in regards to development cost improvement at “ISO” SOW
Capitalize lesson learn and best practice at the end of project and ensure transversal application at a division level

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Experience leading a team
Excellent communication skills
Ability to manage budget
Management role in development activities