Expert Response for Project Management Team - UX (TM)

Employer: Continental
  • Engineering
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 25.09.2023
    Job remote: On-site

    Job Description

    The expert response team project manager in the area User Experience (UX) leads and manages a preventive installed support (initially) for project teams for global new product launches with multiple production locations in regard to all launch activities to achieve the project team objectives and targets.

    • With his focus on alignment of the global manufacturing setup he takes over and guides during an installed Task Force the local management, operations team, R&D team and project management team of achieving the project team objectives and targets;
    • The responsible tasks involve a high degree of variance and complexity with an application to numerous disciplines ("general management") and have a decisive influence on the success of the task force;
    • Overall responsibility for preventive implementations and lessons learned to secure the ramp up of new product launches within the business area UX;
    • During Task Force responsible for dedicated tasks to achieve the project team objectives and targets by leading and dealing with all additional functions: R&D team, operations team, project management team etc.;
    • Representation of the business area UX organization within the managed task force project, incl. reporting to business area UX CMT and the customer;
    • Projects with up to 4 bn EUR lifetime sales like Daimler MMA, Daimler MBEAM;
    • The area of responsibility is defined by multi-functional tasks:
      • Preventive actions to guide project teams and global new product launches:
        • Goal: Increasing of successful new product launches.
      • Taking over of project for defined Task Force activities (R&D, operations and/or project management):
        • Goal: Achieving of project team objectives and targets (PCIS).

    • Bachelor degree in engineering or similar qualification;
    • Several years of experience in the automotive or consumer electronics industry in a variety of functions;
    • Several years as project manager or leadership experience in the area of project management or technical project management for a project of classification medium or higher;
    • Successful experience in another domain like operations, quality, R&D is required;
    • Experienced in leading an international team to drive project management for the business area;
    • Functional leadership of project managers for coaching and mentoring;
    • Fluent written and spoken English language skills;
    • Very good presentation skills to require decisions or conduct presentations to General Management;
    • Able to handle both strategic thinking and operational execution in effective and efficient ways.

    Additional Information

    Pay for Performance:

    • Achievement Bonuses and Rewards;
    • Relocation Bonus for non-Timisoara Residents;
    • Recommendation Bonuses for new team members;
    • Flexibility Program including flexible hours, mobile work and sabbaticals.


    • Health & Wellness (Private Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Sport activities etc.);
    • Different discounts (glasses, tires, medical, shopping);
    • In-house restaurant & coffee corners.

    Life-Long Learning:

    • Technical, Soft Skills & Leadership trainings;
    • Dedicated Programs and Conferences;
    • Free Language Courses (English, German, French etc);
    • Access to e-learning platforms;
    • Career development opportunities (local and international);
    • Internal development communities (Experts, Agile Community of Practice, Artificial Intelligence etc).

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    Company Description

    Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of i33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.

    The Automotive group sector comprises technologies for passive safety, brake, chassis, motion and motion control systems. Innovative solutions for assisted and automated driving, display and operating technologies, as well as audio and camera solutions for the vehicle interior, are also part of the portfolio, as is intelligent information and communication technology for the mobility services of fleet operators and commercial vehicle manufacturers. Comprehensive activities relating to connectivity technologies, vehicle electronics and high-performance computers round off the range of products and services.

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