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Engineering Manager – Seating Metal Structure

Germany - Sindelfingen

Job Description

Lead Seat frame development, review technical proposals and drive decisions

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Coordinates structured activities in European front office & China back
office

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Drives a structured development culture that:

1.     Ensures global best
practices are being followed

2.     Ensures designs meet
DFM (Design for Manufacturability) requirements

3.     Ensures program
timing deliverables are being met

4.     Enforces PLM, FMEA, DFMEA
systems are being used correctly

5.     Test/ FEA failures
analysis and creates an optimization plan

6.     Drives design
standardization

7.     Drives optimized /
cost effective solutions

8.     Addresses problems
using engineered solutions (FEA, DFM, DFMEA, Design Analysis, Calculations,
Design Review)

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Provides guidance to Product Engineers

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Elevates EU front office engineering team to be globally competitive
Interface with Customer/OEMs

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Technical structures lead voice to customers

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Communicates with customers including Tier 1 suppliers to align technical topic
for independent structure business/ program, good cooperation with Complete Seat
Chief engineer/Manager
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Supports Yanfeng Sales in new business growth with EU OEMs

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Develops / executes Yanfeng structures product strategy

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Builds good relationship with our customers
Manage EU supplier regarding engineering topics

Supporting plant production activity, especially our European plants

Supporting sample delivery and sample issue analysis at customer side

Your Qualifications

Engineering Bachelor’s degree and higher

At least 8+ years engineering working experience
in Automotive Seating and Metal industry, familiar with GD&T, CAD,
UG/CATIA, DFMEA

Fluent in English and German

High motivation, willing to learn, teamwork
oriented, logical thinking, pressure containment,  strong communication skills

Intercultural experience and certainly with
Chinese culture

Willing to work in different time zones and to
receive a training of 1 – 2 months in China

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Published: 10/06/2020
Job Field: Engineering
Location: Germany - Sindelfingen
REQ. NO.: 20001870
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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