Power Electronics Product Leader at Visteon Corporation in Van Buren Twp, Michigan

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Job Description:


Power Electronics Product Leader
Transforming how we interact with our vehicles to make thedriving experience more enjoyable, connected and safe

It's a Mission, not just a Job. As a multi-billion dollar leader of disruptive change in the automotive electronics technology industry, Visteon is shaping the future (while contributing to a cleaner environment) through pioneering innovations in its electrification product line -- including battery management systems, power electronics and energy storage.

The mission of this role is to accelerate Visteon's reputation for technical excellence in leading the global design and implementation of the current- and future-state power electronics product portfolio.

How You Will Spend Your Days
Creating the vision and developing the power electronics product portfolio by:
o Collaborating across the organization to gain approval and commitment to the power electronics technology roadmap, systems specifications and product requirements
o Defining and managing the related global product management budget

Overseeing the customer request for quotation (RFQ) process by:
o Collaborating with appropriate internal stakeholders to review and approve the details of the customer RFQ
o Generating compliance matrices
o Evaluating technical feasibility
o Architecting the product to meet customer specific requirements
o Leading the technical communications with key customer contacts

Leading technical product development by:
o Approving design and drawing reviews with relevant suppliers
o Interfacing with customer and advanced engineering teams to understand current and future architectures, requirements and technology needs
o Managing the cross-functional resources include hardware, software, manufacturing, validation and cybersecurity to ensure product development integrity
o Collaborating with engineering delivery teams to develop detailed project plans
o Ensuring engineering process compliance
o Playing a lead role in technical and complex problem solving when design issues arise

A Successful Year One
* Developing and securing approval of power electronic roadmap and market penetration strategy
* Delivering first prototype of power electronics and achieving customer win
* Acquiring and developing a strong global team

Technical Knowledge and Skills

* Minimum five years of team management experience in power Modules, Microcontrollers, Thermal and Layout
* Minimum ten years of experience in automotive domain focusing on last five years of experience in the Electric Vehicle or Power conversion space with power electronics and vehicle electrification at an OEM or Tier 1 supplier
* Five or more years in HV inverters or power converters at the system level
* Solid exposure to software knowledge including; Applications requirements, functional safety, CAN messages, Flashing software and Vector tools
* System knowledge including; inverters/OBC/DCDC testing
* Strong experience in interacting with internal stakeholders and external customers at the OEM or Tier 1 level

The Mindset and Key Behaviors You'll Need to Bring
Visteon is a high-growth, fast-paced and entrepreneurially-spirited company - and will only hire people who profile the same.

Entrepreneurial Spirit:
o Demonstrates courage to pursue new and unprecedented ways to increase market share and industry leadership
o Acts with a sense of urgency and displays confidence in taking professional risks. When setbacks occur, adjusts and moves ahead
o Operates with a growth mindset
o Contributes through strategy, execution, measurement and adjustment
o Maintains optimism when faced with significant challenges;
o Champions change and takes on new challenges to move the business forward and reduces ambiguity and uncertainty where it matters
o Proactively seeks and acts on feedback from other business leaders on own and product line performance; supports and encourages others to have open, constructive feedback discussions on a regular basis.
o Demonstrates enthusiasm in interactions with others
o Establishes rapport quickly; Builds strong networks - internally and externally
o Shapes the opinions of other leaders by presenting persuasive arguments and negotiating the best outcome
o Presents and explains the implications of key information to suit the needs of a wide range of audiences on issues important to the growth of the product line
o Challenges ideas and assumptions that impact product line results to drive improvement; gets involved in discussions with others and argues the merits of own area's perspective
o Demonstrates cultural sensitivity
Elevates Performance of People:
o Drives a relentless focus among his / her team on growth, quality and customer outcomes
o Inspires teams to succeed through creative problem solving and in-the-moment feedback
o Seeks out and integrates diverse perspectives, skills and experiences
o Recognizes exceptional talent and take seriously your role in coaching and growing others
o Raises the performance bar with every hire and promotion
o Leads with empathy and respect toward all employees and partners