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Cockpit Project Chief Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028282

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-9-2017


The Cockpit Project Chief is responsible for the overall execution, including design, release, and associated program management, of all interior cockpit components on a specific vehicle. The Project Chief will lead the team to ensure designs are executed per design practices while meeting all financial, functional and timing requirements of the program. The Project Chief will also be responsible for change management, launch support, issue resolution and working with cross-functional teams on establishing program direction.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 8 years of automotive product development engineering experience
  • Minimum 5 years of automotive interior cockpit development product engineering experience
  • Demonstrated communication skills across organizations and levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or Master of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent)
  • Experience with Lean Product Development and tools
  • Strong knowledge in CAD/NX
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to lead a team with a positive attitude
  • Cockpit experience with a cockpit sub-supplier or Tier 1 supplier
  • Hands on experience with design, release and manufacturing of components
  • Knowledge of tooling (injection molding, blow molding, foaming, stamping) a major plus
  • Injection molding, blow molding, foaming process and stamping knowledge a major plus
  • MS Office experience 

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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