Senior Design Manager

IAC Group

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Job Overview

Main purpose of the job:

Supervisory control of design activity assuring most appropriate application of both internal and contract design resources towards a timely, cost and quality effective CAD design outcome.

Assures design & system services as a supplier to engineering considering customer specific design criteria / requirements.

Specification of all design & engineering system equipment, data transfer methods and maintenance thereof.

Main missions and results:

  •  Plans, organises, and conducts activities within its area in an effective manner towards achieving common objectives of IAC (name of plant) as well as the IAC Group.
  • Reports deviations from the standard and takes appropriate measures and corrective actions.
  • Take action to achieve the operational objectives set out in indicators (KPIs).
  • Supervise design personnel within its responsibility.
  • Supervise design personnel both directly hired and contracted.
  • Supervise design personnel, including interviewing, hiring, evaluating, and conducting disciplinary actions for staff within its responsibility.
  • Maintain effective level of design and support resources.
  • Provide quote input for design services.
  • Responsible for budget planning and cost control of design department.
  • Responsible for control cost of design department expenditure of resources.
  • Determine and apply the most appropriate and cost-effective resources necessary for successful programs.
  • Provide for design resolution as an extension of and in cooperation with engineering commodity manager.
  • Ensuring that the relevant design systems and infrastructure are in place to support new programs in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Maintain effective level of internal & external design and support resources.
  • Support Program RFQ’s with internal and external quotes.
  • Determine and apply the most appropriate and cost-effective resources necessary for successful CAD design.
  • Provide for design resolution as an extension of and in cooperation with Manager Product Engineering.
  • Support design reviews & feasibility studies.
  • Ensuring that the relevant design systems and infrastructure are up to date to support programs in the most cost, time & quality effective manner.
  • Lead PDM/PLM workflow definition & maintenance.
  • Lead development & implementation of design best practices (parametric).
  • Support VAVE activities.
  • Support Program RFQs.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • 8 years’ experience in automotive instrument panel or interior trim design on managerial positions or 12 years’ experience in interior product CAD design on superior / managerial positions
  • Bachelor and/or Diploma degree in design, plastics engineering, mechanical engineering, or equivalent job-related experience
  • Experience in Surface Development desirable
  • Expert in major CAD & customer specific engineering systems applicable to automotive product design
  • Expert in CAD design / visualization tools
  • Demonstrated excellent management and interpersonal skills
  • In-depth knowledge of company product and manufacturing processes.
  • Fluent English

Note: this is not an exhaustive list. All employees are expected to show flexibility and continued self-development to meet the ever-changing needs of the business. All job descriptions will be subject to continual development.

 

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