R&D Director - Automotive- Expats Preferred

Kunshan Permanent
  • An automotive supplier with a strong brand
  • Good career development prospect with systematic training

About Our Client

My client is a German automotive company with a strong focus on quality, engineering, and innovation. They are known for their attention to detail, their obsession with quality, and their commitment to sustainability. As an automotive supplier, they offer good products and services to their clients, always striving to exceed expectations and deliver the possible results.

Job Description

  1. Oversee the research and development activities to ensure they align with the company's strategic goals and objectives.
  2. Lead a team of researchers, engineers, and technical experts to develop innovative solutions for automotive applications.
  3. Collaborate with internal departments, clients, and suppliers to ensure the development of products and technologies that meet requirements.
  4. Manage project schedules, budgets, and resources to ensure the successful completion of projects on time and within budget.
  5. Stay up-to-date with industry trends and develop strategies to leverage new technologies and market opportunities.
  6. Provide technical leadership and guidance to team members, ensuring they have the necessary skills and knowledge to perform their jobs effectively.
  7. Work closely with other departments, such as Sales, Marketing, and Production, to ensure smooth communication and coordination throughout the organization.
  8. Participate in internal and external meetings, workshops, and conferences to promote the company's technology capabilities and stay connected with the automotive industry.
  9. Maintain a high level of quality and safety standards in all research and development activities.
  10. Perform other related duties as assigned by the CTO or management team.

The Successful Applicant

  1. Advanced degree in engineering or technology management.
  2. Experience in managing R&D teams in an automotive supplier environment.
  3. Familiarity with automotive electronic control systems and sensors.
  4. Strong knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and practices.
  5. Proven record of patents or technical publications related to automotive technology.
  6. Experience working in an international team with cross-cultural communication skills.

What's on Offer

We are looking after you. As well as the chance to develop products with real work impact and working with dedicated and passionate colleagues, our benefits have flexibility and well-being in mind.

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