Coaching a team of 12 high qualified engineering experts in order to support and improve the running production (concerning Technology / Quality / Cost / Capacity / 6 Sigma / Kaizen) and prepare new projects to launch successfully according the D4 targets.
Planning, organizing, directing, controlling and evaluating the activities and operations of engineering department.
Assigning, coordinating and reviewing the technical work of the department and project teams.
Staying up to date with technologies such as:
Green/ hard operations
All gear related processes including Heat Treatment
Misc. Specific ones related to projects and products
Internally in in depth contact with R&D, process engineering, industrial engineering, quality engineering, production, planning, sales&purchasing; externally with customers (mainly engineering, supplier quality and project management), machine tool suppliers, fixture and cutting tool suppliers.
Degree in engineering (bachelor or master)
Strong analytical skills, combined with hands on mentality
Strong affinity for the automotive or mechanical industry
Strong knowledge in metal cutting industry
Good knowledge of English, knowledge of German is an asset.