Autoneum, with its headquarters in Winterthur, Switzerland, is the globally leading producer of vehicle acoustics and thermal management systems. The company develops and manufactures components, modules and complete systems for interior and engine bay as well as heatshields and underbody shields. Customers include leading automobile producers in the key markets of Europe, North America, South America and Asia. Autoneum is represented at around 50 locations in over 20 countries and employs more than 11,000 people worldwide, of whom about 5% are in Switzerland. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol AUTN).
We, at the development and production site in Sevelen, are a subsidiary of the Autoneum Group and are situated within the attractive St. Gallen Rhine Valley. For the Development Center (DEC) of our Business Group Europe (BGEU), we are looking for a
In this role, you will be reporting to the Head of Product Development BGEU. The goal of this position is to ensure and drive the development of all Underbody parts and modules from pre-acquisition to EOP across Business Group Europe. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining a competence center for the respective product line, able to improve/innovate product and process solutions that differentiate Autoneum from its competitors. Furthermore you will lead the standardization of product and processes across Europe as well as enforce best practice sharing in all DEC (Development Center) locations. In this role you will also coordinate the activities of the DEC Acoustic Centers and of the Technical Experts Acoustics. You will lead a team of more than 20 employees in Product Design, Product Engineering, Acoustic Centres and Technical Experts Acoustics located in Switzerland, Germany and France.
This position requires a higher degree in Engineering and at least 10 years of experience developing the required knowledge & skills in the automotive industry within your respective area of responsibility, as well as networking capabilities and documented leadership experience gained from a leading function in the automotive industry. Fluent German and English are prerequisite while other languages are an asset. As a person, you should demonstrate an independent working style and ability to inspire and motivate your team. Your excellent intercultural communication competences enable you to work with all hierarchical levels and people from different cultural backgrounds.
We offer you a versatile, exciting and challenging position in a dynamic environment with internationally renowned customers.
Are you interested in this challenge? Then we are looking forward to receiving your substantiating documents in electronic form to:
Autoneum Switzerland AG
Nicole Jäger, HR Business Partner
0041 81 786 01 22