Continental Corporation Engineering Manager (Head of Engineering Japan BU TR) in Yokohama, Japan

About Continental With sales of €40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 230,000 employees in 56 countries. In the Powertrain Division we integrate innovative and efficient powertrain system solutions from today and tomorrow for vehicles of all categories. Within the vision of Clean Power, our products make driving not only more affordable and environmentally friendly, but also more comfortable and enjoyable. We offer our customers a comprehensive selection of products ranging from gasoline and diesel injection systems, turbochargers, engine management and transmission control systems to sensors and actuators. Exhaust aftertreatment, fuel supply systems as well as systems and components for hybrid and electric drives complete our portfolio. There are two main impulses for the advancement of drive technologies: Firstly, active climate protection, in particular the reduction of CO2 emissions and exhaust gases. And secondly, the increasing need for individual mobility, which results in various requirements for vehicles and drive systems. The Powertrain Division has more than 35,400 employees working at 54 locations in 19 countries.

Auto req ID 81959BR

Job Title Engineering Manager (Head of Engineering Japan BU TR)

Country Japan

Posting Location Yokohama

Job Description

Main Tasks/Responsibility

­Support the customer segment to execute the D2 projects

­Plan, track achieve the target for location and JOEM engineering budget.

­Identify/execute cost­saving activities in engineering.

­Ensure D2/D3 engineering executin plan (resource, budget, schedule)

Engineering team set up based on approved project plan

­Ensure the availability competencies to execute the D2/3 projects for JOEM.

  • Identify the best technologies or product for customer's inquiries

  • Ensure support to drive "Quote" development with necessary engineering information

  • Support to communicate with customers on technologies/products

­Follow the defined engineering processes and provide feedback in regards to the necessary adaption of processes for JOEMs.

­Ensure a quality design, prototyping, validation, etc.

­Establish/maintain a good relation with customers, BU key managers in all functions, project team members

­Establish/maintain/modify a required engineering organization in Japan, in collaboration with Head ­ CC Japan and a local HR

­Hiring, people­caring, HR management, coaching

Job Requirements


­Bachelor/Master degree in Engineering

­10 years in Automotive Electronic Engineering

­3 years as a leader in group/team

­Experience of a full "PLC" project

­Experience to work in multi­cultural organization(s) and Japanese Customer

­Strong leadership to drive international teams (3 years as a leader in group/team)

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