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Engineering Group Lead

Engineering Group Lead

Job ID 
2017-23695
# of Positions 
1
Internal Title 
Engineering Group Lead
Position Type 
Regular Employee
Category 
Product Development - PD
Location 
US-IL-Lisle
Travel 
Up To 25%
Relocation Offered 
No
ERP Eligibility 
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Overview

The Frame Systems Engineering Group Lead (EGL) ensures engineering delivery of integrated designs that meet or exceed product performance objectives. The EGL satisfies business needs and customer value drivers by delivering programs on time and on budget.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Manage and drive programs/projects from a timing, cost and quality perspective
  • Maintain and socialize detailed Gantt charts for all programs and projects
  • Anticipate barriers to success and gather the right people and information to succeed
  • Interface with suppliers and vehicle manufacturing to drive manufacturable designs the first time
  • Act as a program management and engineering resource to our local team as well as a team of engineers in Mexico

Position Purpose and Requirements

Provides technical and analytical support to Product Development Engineering. May provide direction and guidance to less experienced team members. Refers problems that cannot be resolved to the next level. Serves as a central resource with design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing as the product(s) move to production and distribution. Involvement may last throughout all stages of a product’s lifecycle including modifications, upgrades and maintenance of the product or product line.

 

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • At least 8 years experience in product design/development or new technologies
  • At least 2 years experience leading new technologies or specialized technologies 

OR 

  • Masters degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • At least 6 years experience in product design/development or new technologies
  • At least 2 years experience leading new technologies or specialized technologies 

OR 

  • PhD degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • At least 4 years experience in product design/development or new technologies
  • At least 2 years experience leading new technologies or specialized technologies

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)
  • Qualified candidates will have worked with or a working understanding of all system interfaces from part design, parts on contract, PPAP, ATT, PBA & ME dates.

Desired Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Vehicle Systems, interdependencies, and their impact upon functional performance
  • Solid understanding of truck applications and associated product requirements
  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering methodology and principles
  • Prior design responsibility and/or release authority
  • Prior predictive analysis or test experience
  • Proven leadership skills – demonstrated ability to take ownership of projects and drive to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and accurately scope, plan, and schedule projects
  • Effective teaming skills – proven ability to function effectively in a cross-functional team, to organize people and activities.
  • Excellent oral, written, and communication skills

Competencies:

  • Confronting Direct Reports
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Drive for Results

Compliance/Marketing Requirements

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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