Job Description :
Responsible for the management of all design activities including design concept reviews, design freeze / release, DFM, DFMEA, CAE &
design / product validation requirements.
Ensure newly released designs are meeting quality, cost & delivery targets.
Review with the team to recommend their customers to apply or adapts current or emerging technology products of company.
Drive product development along with project engineers and CFT.
Lead Design and project review with global team.
Lead weekly product development review with project engineers and CFT.
Lead product Bench Marking.
Ensure lesson learned is captured by team & same learnings are being horizontally deployed in new products & existing product improvements (Engineering changes) to prevent potential failures.
Set department objectives / KPI- s, review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports.
Communicate KPI's from the strategic annual plan so that each employee is aware.
Contribute to the implementation of company's vision, strategy, policies, business process & procedures to aid &
improve operational performance.
Experience in prototypes build, lab testing, testing in field and establishing the benchmarking studies
In depth knowledge and experience of DFM, DFMEA, FMEA, APQP & PPAP process.
New project or business realization (Technical Proposals, Concept Design, Costing Review etc).
Driving the execution of new projects and product development
Adhering to the business process (APQP, ECN etc)
Defining product Strategy
Defining KPIs of team
Establishing performance management tools.
Trouble shooting of field performance issues
Technical Competence & Skills :
Strong skills in reviewing concept designs
Strong knowledge of APQP, DFMEA, DFM, ECN process
Strong knowledge of manufacturing process
Strong knowledge of design tolerance requirement
Leadership Competence :
Proactive towards identifying the issues and solving the problem.
Strong man management, conflict management skills
Takes ownership for team cohesion
Organized & methodical with a can do / will do approach.
Ability to travel
Ability to respond timely & effectively to the critical inquiries / technical issues etc.
Ability to make effective presentations on regular updates & critical issues
Able to develop and maintain strong relationship with internal & external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance.
ref : engineeristic.com)