Customer Chief Engineer (Stellantis NA)

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Continental Automotive is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world and a leader in automated driving. Through our pioneering technologies and services, we’re changing the future of mobility to make it more safe, smart, and sustainable. Our Auburn Hills, MI location is seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented Customer Chief Engineer (Stellantis NA) to join our team! The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, is dependable and accountable.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


Core Responsibilities:

• Work closely with global segment/customer management to develop customer related product, technology and platform strategies. Communicate and drive strategies with Product Development Centers.

• Customer specific care of application engineering for all products offered by BA UX (Display Solutions, Head-Up Displays, Digital Clusters and Software as a product).
• Coordination of engineering budgeting and planning. Ensure distribution of segment funds across the different Product Development Centers (PDCs) based on sales planning. Work with PDC heads and Lean Agile Leaders to develop regional resource and skill planning to support customer portfolio strategies. Work with financial controlling to monitor and manage project spending.
• Lead customer requirements engineering team. Team is responsible for capturing, documenting, communicating, and ensuring compliance with written and unwritten customer requirements and expectations to the Product Development Centers. 
• Responsible for steering authority to product development teams of all customer products.
• Analyze and review product and technology roadmaps of the Product Development Centers. Communicate to global segment/customer management and incorporate into customer strategies.
• Lead product quotation teams in the preparation and presentation of all quoted solutions. 
• Negotiate and coordinate advanced development projects between PDCs and customers.
• Presentation of product concepts and roadmaps at the relevant OEM customer(s). Support marketing and tech days.
• Provide primary interface to customer engineering management for all product development issues. Ensure proper escalation and follow up. Support the PMs of the respective segment in addressing escalation or cross project topics in engineering
• Drive segment and customer Re-Design To Cost goals into PDCs
• Oversee proper communication and coordination of PCNs & PTNs with customer in alignment with PM
• Capture and ensure read-­across of customer specific lessons learned over regions and PDCs
• Ensure design quality and engineering excellence in all customer deliveries (internal and external).
• Support of new projects regarding technical concepts.
• Review, implement and secure management procedures (relevant elements from quality management in cooperation with quality assurance, R&D management).
• Support Quality and R&D team on Series production 0km and Warranty issue investigations and communication with OEM management as necessary.



  • Immediate Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition & Employee Discounts
  • Annual Bonus
  • Employer 401(k) Match
  • And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!
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Ihr Profil


• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (ME, EE, SW, or Relevant)
• 7+  years’ experience in technical project leadership to project management and/or engineering management
• 5 years of experience managing global engineering organization.
• Automotive industry / OEM customer know-how (strategies, technologies, business perspectives, design & styling)
• Proven ability to manage international development teams to achieve effective relationships
• Understanding the culture of international teams
• Ability to manage team performance to deliver engineering excellence
• Excellent Presentation, moderation & leadership skills (OEM customer, Conferences,..)
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to motivate and develop others to deliver results



• 5 years’ experience leading teams

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All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.


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Über uns

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.

The Automotive group sector comprises technologies for passive safety, brake, chassis, motion and motion control systems. Innovative solutions for assisted and automated driving, display and operating technologies, as well as audio and camera solutions for the vehicle interior, are also part of the portfolio, as is intelligent information and communication technology for the mobility services of fleet operators and commercial vehicle manufacturers. Comprehensive activities relating to connectivity technologies, vehicle electronics and high-performance computers round off the range of products and services.

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