Continental Corporation (VED R&D) Customer Lead Engineer 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. The Chassis & Safety division develops and produces integrated active and passive driving safety technologies as well as products that support vehicle dynamics. The product portfolio ranges from electronic and hydraulic brake and chassis control systems to sensors, advanced driver assistance systems, airbag electronics and sensorics as well as electronic air suspension systems all the way to windscreen washer systems and headlight cleaning nozzles. The focus lies on a high level of system competence and the networking of individual components. Thus products and system functions are developed along the SensePlanAct chain of effects. They form the foundation for automated driving. Chassis & Safety employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately €9.0 billion in 2016.

Auto req ID 87013BR

Job Title (VED R&D) Customer Lead Engineer

Country Japan

Posting Location Yokohama

Job Description

Engineering lead in BU VED to develop future Business Growth strategy with Customer

  • Align Continental future product roadmap towards Customer's Technology roadmap

  • Advanced / New technology discussion with customer

  • Lead technical discussions to drive Product strategy and Regional R&D strategy

Representative of BU VED R&D to the responsible customer

  • Primary external and internal escalation authority for operational business of projects

  • Tech Ride, Demo vehicle / product / presentation strategy (Summer / Winter) in Japan & Overseas

  • Manages all strategic and operational issues of a customer group across all disciplines

  • Leading Cross BU activities (IPB: HBS, AEB: ADAS, etc.), S&T and KAM as technical representative of BU VED for specified customers

Leadership of VED Global Project Management team of Mazda

  • Create transparent picture of Mission, Goals and Task of team cascading upper unit goal

  • Manage Project Managers to drive customer project fulfilling Global VED Procedure

  • Coaching, delegation, guidance, motivating and training his direct reports

  • Define and support individual development and career plan utilizing internal / Corporate individual development program

  • Ensure organizational flexibility within own customer group

Job Requirements

  • Professional knowledge and experience regarding application decelopment of system component, especislly in a vahicle related systems

  • Professinal experience as Project Manager of mechanical electric system with embedded sowtware

  • Buildhing trust with cunstomoers and counterparts in oversea

  • Good business communication and negotiation skill both in English and Japanese language

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