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DIRECTOR - ENGINEERING - 346698
DIRECTOR - ENGINEERING
Automotive / Dealerships / Spares / Accessories
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Cape Town, Western Cape
Product Development Company based in Cape Town, specializing in developing of commercial vehicle products and systems seeks a Director with solid Automotive design and strategic management experience in the Automotive Product development field.
Duties & Responsibilities
ENGINEERING DIRECTOR - AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN
Cape Town and relocating to USA in a year's time
A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in engineering is required.
A Master’s degree in Engineering management is preferred and will be beneficial in securing this role.
The successful candidate will have at least ten years of experience with a minimum of five years proven track record of leading and mentoring a team.
The Director of Engineering will possess strong analytical and technical skills to understand AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN AND AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING.
Must take full responsibility of operations, purchasing, quality control, sales, marketing and finance.
Ability to work closely with key suppliers and key customers IN THE VEHICLE field is essential.
Additional responsibilities include:
Mentor the Engineering organization which includes providing technical leadership and direction to engineers and program teams.
Train Engineering team to improve the fulfillment of their current role and prepare them for future roles in the company. Training and mentoring these engineers in the use of their full scope of analysis tools.
Analyze and resolve problems and provides technical assistance.
Work in a fast-paced and high pressure environment.
Work with project team to develop robust product concepts, design for manufacturability and optimal component cost, maintain or exceed quality expectations, deliver on project timelines and provide superior customer communication and a high degree of sense of urgency in all aspects of the role.
Should we not contact you within 7 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful. Your resume will be saved on our database for future purposes.
ONLY SA CITIZENS NEEDS TO APPLY (No permanent residents or non SA citizens)