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Automotive BU Product Development Specialist

Prysmian Group

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Wuppertal, DE
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Reporting directly to the R&D Automotive Director - the Automotive BU Product Development Specialist will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Development and design of cables for automotive applications

  • Realization of new products with extended performance profile in accordance with international standards and customer specifications

  • Initiation, implementation and leading of product development projects

  • Coordination of all engineering related activities with cross functional teams to ensure technical aspects of the project is executed according to Project timeline

  • Providing documentation and reporting to the R&D management of the BU Automotive

  • Management of the basic article data and design parameters as well as routing in the construction software and in the ERP system

  • Responsibility for initial sampling and coordination of product testing on new products

  • Coordination product approvals at customer side (OEMs, Harness maker)

  • Preparation of technical product information and customer presentations

  • Management of contacts to customers, suppliers, and internal departments at home and abroad

  • Technical support to sales, production, and quality department

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a candidate with the following key requirements:

  • University degree in Electrical engineering or similar technical degree

  • Conversational and technical English for communication at international level

  • At least 5 years R&D experience, mainly in Cable design or Engineering Teams

  • Professional experience in product development for automotive cables - especially in Data or High Voltage cables

  • Team player with great assertiveness, initiative, and flexibility

  • Good knowledge and experience in Project Management

  • Knowhow on automotive core tools (e.g APQP, PPAP)

  • Knowledge of ERP programs (SAP)

  • Good communication, negotiation and team working skills

  • Short duration travel all around the world visiting affiliates and customers/seminars will be required

  • Intermediate knowledge of the German language is appreciated

Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.

Line Managers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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