Department Head - UX System Engineering Excellence (m/f/diverse) - REF25567X

Ihre Aufgaben

We are looking for you, a Department Head of UX System Engineering Excellence (m/f/diverse), to lead and drive several topics in R&D to achieve system engineering excellence in the following areas:

  • Technical compliance management system (TCMS) in R&D in all technical compliance categories, i.e., product safety, product conformity, product cybersecurity & privacy, product environmental compliance
  • Systems engineering governance
  • Functional safety management governance
  • Project services (system design FMEA, configuration management, product data management)

Your tasks will focus on the following activities:

  • Functionally lead the global teams in the areas of responsibility mentioned above:
    • Define strategy and provide guidance to worldwide teams
    • Organize global synergies and standardize processes
    • Drive efficiency improvements
    • Balance resources on worldwide basis
  • Roll out the TCMS framework, ensuring deployment in all projects
  • Coordinate and manage the activities related to governance of system engineering (e.g., system management, system deployment and system engineering improvements)
  • Standardize and harmonize processes, methods, tools for the worldwide R&D community
  • Support audits to ensure the process compliance (e.g. A-SPICE)
  • Plan & track budget / resources and employee development for local team
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Ihr Profil

  • Academic degree in engineering or equivalent qualification
  • Several years of experience in the R&D in the automotive industry (system engineering would be an advantage)
  • Several years of experience in management and leadership of distributed teams
  • Experience in defining and deploying system engineering processes, methods, and tools
  • Experience in cooperation with internal and external stakeholders and interdisciplinary and international project teams
  • Knowledge of system engineering processes and audit standards (e.g. ASPICE)
  • Knowledge of technical compliance management systems would be an advantage
  • Analytical, structured and organized in your approach
  • Self-driven and passionate about continuous improvements
  • Excellent quality awareness
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Diversity creates value for a better tomorrow. We offer equal opportunities to everyone - regardless of age, gender, nationality, cultural background, disability, religion, ideology or sexual orientation.

Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.

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Unser Angebot

We want to take care of our employees – because we can only develop as an organization with a committed team. This is why we not only offer an exciting job surrounding in an international, innovative technology company but a lot more such as

  • a culture that enables our employees to grow
  • a multitude of learning & training opportunities
  • possibilities for flex work, mobile work (also abroad) & sabbatical
  • a company pension plan
  • exclusive employee discounts with our Corporate Benefits
  • local offers (canteen & bistro, company gas station, free parking, electric vehicle charging stations, health initiatives)

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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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