The purpose of this job will be:
Support the roll outs of self-formulation in our different plants.
Define the evolution of our foam recipes in order to meet the customer requirements which our constantly evolving
Ensure smooth and profitable business acquisition
- Review Autoneum offerings capabilities versus Customer Requirements and Critical Characteristics.
- Create a draft DVP and corresponding action plan in order to achieve Customer requirements (engage trials, testing, prototyping and simulations whenever necessary).
- Conduct design feasibility analysis by highlighting and sharing assessed risks.
- Evaluate any possible patent infringement risk involving the competent department.
- Define, validate and quote the optimal product concept.
- Support Tooling and Operations with the definition of process, tooling and machinery.
- Release costing documents to the CBU.
- Ensure smooth and effective handover to Product Engineering Team upon business award.
- Lead pre-development activities, such as investigation and validation of new concepts versus Customer requirements.
- Lead off cycle prototyping activities (define BOMs and process parameters, initiate production, define acceptance criteria, assess performance whenever needed, create and distribute reports[PB1] ).[PB2]
- Input draft material specifications into PLM whenever necessary.
Introduction of innovation into serial life programs
- Support R&T throughout the whole innovation gate process.
- Support Product Engineering during the roll out phase.
Support continuous improvement
- Ensure continuous improvement by collection and implementation of lessons learnt from Pre-Development, Product Development, Product Validation and Serial Production phases.
- Support MOVE, VA/VE activities and material standardization.
Ensure smooth and effective operations in the corresponding Product Line
- Support Product Engineering Team in case of innovation roll-outs and in all situations defined by the Head of Product Development.
Quality – Safety – Environment
- Ensure that product development is conducted and documented according to Autoneum’s quality system.
- Ensure compliance of mandatory and regulatory quality, safety and environmental standards.
- Reduce environmental impact of developed products and processes by integrating Design For Sustainability principles.