Chief Engineer, Product Development

Job TitleChief Engineer, Product Development

Job Description

Summary:

The role is responsible for lifecycle management of a project to develop product derivatives, quality & cost improvements. Ensures requirements are well defined & aligned, technical feasibility analyzed before commitment, implemented according to project plan. Manage projects ensuring execution is in line with corporate policies, rules, & procedures.

Key Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Is responsible for delivering input in the planning process to the project leader based on the assignment & requirements of the project
  • Ensures requirements are well defined, technical feasibility analyzed, implemented and approved
  • Develops on the basis of design specifications in accordance with the functional specifications and tests, analyses and verifies their performance.
  • Responsible for the overall concept at systems level, tackles & solves issues during the life cycle of the product.
  • Seeks solutions ; calculations; experiments ; measuring ; testing ideas.
  • Finalizes the design specifications, schematics, drawings, codes for the developed modules or components.
  • Ensures that there is proper documentation for the developed hardware/software/mechanics.
  • Manages internal and external stakeholders

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:

  • Project Management – Develops engineering activity plan; Communicates changes and progress; Coordinate engineering activities & completes task based on project timeline, quality, budget; oversees & manages functional design team activities.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Change Management – Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Thermal Engineering is required with minimum 5-8 years of experience, of which ≥3 years are gained in product design.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Products is required.
  • Basic skills in Unigraphics or other CAD software.

Contact

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