Are you enthusiastic about leading and shaping a strong cross function system test department to reach a common goal togheter with other development departments?
We plan to build the cars of the future and we want you along with us!
Join the System Test team in IASI and you will have the chance to manage the testing development of the wide range of Electronic Control Units (Body Controller ECU, Network Device ECU, Door Control ECU, Sunroof ECU, OverHead Consoles ECU, Liftgate ECU) for premium car manufacturers.
In this role you will lead a team of group leaders and team leaders for the implementation of system test activities for our customer projects, in line with the BU strategy, quality standards, test process and the defined timeline.
You will interact with customers, 3rd party suppliers and business partners from all around the globe. In the end, you will see the results of your team integrated into the premium vehicles.
Ideally, you will :
Lead and coordinate a team of group leaders and team leaders in order to reach the targets (e.g. customer and internal timing, quality and cost targets) of the projects developed in your discipline.
Regularly check the status of the projects testing activities within your discipline and propose / supervise the definition of corrective actions, in case the project is endangered.
Solve escalations at your level and escalates issues which need higher management decision / approval / review (e.g. technical issues, project issues, human relations issues).
Define the mission of the discipline, derive and implement the group roadmaps, in line with the Business Unit mission and strategy.
Develop a strategic plan for introduction and development of future technologies in coordination with the System Test WW management team.
Implement world-wide platform technologies in the area of System Test and consequently re-use existing solutions.
Perform talent management reviews according internal procedures and timeline, to assess employee’s performance and potential.
Implement measures to make sure that employee’s competencies and skills inside the group are at the level required by the job.
Develop of a strategic planing of hiring and onboarding of the new employees.
Mentors and coaches leaders from your group on the topics of people development and performance management.
Manage and optimize the R&D budgets and the use of resources (e.g. technical equipment, staffing, services) in the group.
Identify the risks within own group on a regular basis, define and implement actions to minimize them.
Do active business networking with customers and peers inside and outside the company (e.g. University), acting as a key player as part of international projects.
Participate to the local BU budget planning and track the local BU budget for your group (Invest, training, travel).
Minimum 5 years of leadership experience is required, in a relevant field of activity;
Minimum 7 years of relevant professional experience in the field is required;
Minimum 3 years of International exposure (working in international team / projects);
Proven Business Administration Know-How;
People-focused with an equally strong business orientation, able to balance business needs with retention and recruitment;
Resilient to stress and able to treat change as an opportunity and not as a source of pressure;
Good general knowledge, able to integrate within the environment of the BU
Open in communication, motivated to address issues and mediate conflicts promptly.
Would be a plus :
Knowledge about complete test processes for electronic devices;
Networking skills in organization and outside;
Fundamentals of automotive standards and automotive experience;
Experience with version control tools and change management methods.
Would be a big advantage :
What we offer
At Interior Body & Security, we make individual mobility more comfortable, reliable, connected and safer. Adding new value via our dedicated people is our driving force.
We are the leading system integrator and provider of Body & Security functions and solutions.
We have a strong team culture, everybody is working toward the same goals;
Constant focus on Innovation to drive the best results for business;
You can benefit of an already established Integration Program in a Professional, Young & Dynamic Team;
Competitive Salaries & Benefits;
Professional Development Opportunities, as there are many ways to contribute;
Continental offers equal opportunities to all its employees;
Health & Wellness benefits;
Possibility of Home office and Flexibility in line with your job responsibilities;
Foreign Language classes offered by the company;
International Work Environment & Traveling Opportunities;
You can use Relocation Bonus (for non-Iasi Resident).