Project Chief - Brakes

Project Chief - Brakes

FCA - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Modena, Italy

He/she will be part of the BCI dept. that has in charge Body, Interiors and Chassis components. In particular, he/she will be part of the Brakes team, being responsible for the brakes perimeter components that include brakes, pedal box and layout.

Main mission of the resource will be to guarantee, supported by the specialist. Functions, the development of the whole project/internal process of relevant components/systems, consistently with the quality, performance, timing and cost targets assigned. In case of a maintenance model assignment, all the above mentioned activities will be aimed to manage life cycle upgrades (i.e. Face Lifting, new engine installation), cost reductions and quality improvement.

Main activities

  • To participate, with the pre-development team, to the hand over phase of relevant components/systems for what concern technical solutions and corresponding performance, timing and cost targets (using the appropriate systems).
  • To ensure the integration of systems belonging to the relevant area, checking the functional and physical interface with the surrounding systems, according to quality, performance, timing and cost targets, keeping in consideration the project competitive benchmark scenario. To maximize the usage of standardized components.
  • To ensure, for model/architecture initiative purposes, the development budget consistency of his Function with the defined technical description.
  • To lead Function’s Team activity for responsible program.
  • To ensure planning, coordination and progress status verification of team’s activities vs. time, cost, quality and performance targets, in compliance to project KPIs.
  • To ensure (supported by the specialist Functions) during all project development, the technical feasibility, the design robustness, the component manufacturability and the compliance of technical documentation, through the coordination of engineering (if necessary) and product suppliers. To point out the critical issues or any infringements of Design/Test Standards and identify the actions needed to respect the assigned targets.
  • To ensure, in cooperation with Purchasing, just in time involvement of the suppliers into the Simultaneous Engineering team and to take part in the management of intersystemic suppliers.
  • To ensure the completeness/availability of all documents necessary for sourcing start-up (Sourcing Package) and to keep them up to date and consistent with sourcing closing.
  • To ensure the completeness/availability of all documents necessary for tooling release.
  • To define (together with all the professional contributors) and to check the virtual and physical validation test plan of the macro-system under his responsibility; to define and to implement the needed corrective actions, during the development phase, and to ensure the availability of project's documentation.
  • To manage, together with Design Responsibles, the design/installation FMEAs execution performing the risk assessment and to provide support during process FMEAs execution.
  • To make available the documentation necessary to implement technical modifications (ODMs/CCD/CNs), to request their economic evaluations, to manage the approval phase and to guarantee the associated drawings release. To monitor, through the accountable departments, their application in production according to time schedule and procedures provided.
  • To carry out/to ensure, with the help of specialist Functions, the diagnostic activities on the relevant systems/components.
  • To provide engineering support in problem solving activities at the assembly plant from pilot phase through launch.
  • To ensure completion of compliance reports for vehicle.
  • Within his responsibilities, to guarantee the conformity to Internal Control System rules.

KPIs

  • 1-2 Development model in charge (this value can increase in case of maintenance model).
  • Several supplier to manage (in function of complexity of the model and of the product grid).
  • Monitor DMC, Investment, codesign and internal R&D.
  • Monitor the components development timing and respect the project milestones.

Requirements

  • University degree in Engineering.
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant work experience.
  • At least 1-2 years in equivalent position/role.
  • Fluency in English (C1 level).
  • Knowledge of MS Project, MS Office (Word, excel, power point, access), Google Suite (sheet, Docs, slides, form), FCA Tools (Codep, Workflow, Team center).
  • Knowledge of automotive industry, Vehicle dynamics, Chassis system and components.
  • Leadership, proactivity, problem solving, ability to work with discontinuity.

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