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R&D Methods and Tools Engineer (m/w/d)

Posted on Feb 13, 2019 by Magna International

Sailauf, Bayern Germany
Professional Services
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Company IntroductionThis position is for a division of Magna Electronics, Sailauf GermanyMagna Electronics, an operating unit of Magna International, provides innovative electronic systems through manufacturing facilities and engineering divisions located all over the world. We design and supply the unique electronic components and sub-systems to meet future vehicle system needs.Job IntroductionThe Tools Engineer in the Engineering Tools and Processes (TAP) group is responsible for the planning, development, alignment and administration of all engineering development tools in his areas of responsibility to accomplish company mandated targets. The relevant areas of responsibility will be at least two (2) of the following: systems, mechanical, electrical, software, optical engineering, Product Lifecycle Management, and/or Application Lifecycle Management.Major Responsibilities
Define, specify, implement and maintain necessary engineering tools in own area of expertise
Define standards and methods for engineering tool usage, interactions, system interfaces, etc.
Develop tool training and help guides as needed. Conduct training as required
Continuous improvement of processes, interfaces, methods and templates
Continuous improvement of global engineering tool chain
Investigate and be aware of new tools in the industry or from current tool suppliers that we should evaluate. Lead evaluations and drive decision process as needed.
Support development of global engineering tool chain roadmap to include strategies, business plans, usage models and growth plans. Proactively recognize and address needs
Ensure adequate evaluation of requirements and inputs within the area of responsibility
Develop, maintain and achieve project planning for engineering tools development and roll-out
Work closely with IT to ensure global system and tool requirements are comprehended and developed.
Support budget planning and achievement for engineering tools in own area of responsibility
Support tool certification and qualification as necessary.
Optimize cost efficiency by development and implementation of tool licensing and utilization models
Lead tool administrative and support activities working closely with IT to close out support tickets in a timely manner
Ensure availability and functionality of global engineering tool chain
Knowledge and Education
Bachelor's degree in Engineering: Software / Electrical / Mechanical / Systems Engineering (Master's preferred)
3-5 years' relevant experience regarding the Responsibility / Activities (listed above)
Work Experience
Practical working experience as engineer in usage of relevant engineering applications for at least 2 of the relevant areas of responsibility (Systems-, Mechanical-, Electrical-, Software-, Optical- Engineering, PLM, ALM)
Advanced knowledge in tool and system administration of relevant engineering tools
Advanced knowledge in specification of tool requirements for software development
Advanced knowledge of Automotive Standards e.g. IATF 16949, SPICE/CMMI or comparable
Advanced knowledge of process modeling and method development
Basic knowledge of product development using waterfall, v-model or agile methods
Basic knowledge in budget management for engineering tools
Basic understanding of software licensing models
Basic knowledge of licensing servers and hosting systems
Basic knowledge of problem management and problem solving
Basic knowledge of project management
Skills and Competencies
Advanced knowledge of MS Office package (i.e. MS Excel)
Comprehensive knowledge of English (speak and write)
Working knowledge of local language (speak and write)
Planned and structured way of thinking and working
High solution orientation
Cross functional thinking
Team oriented with assertiveness and social competencies
Travel (domestic and international) may be needed.
Ability to work independently and effectively in a global environment
Ability to present relevant topics internally and externally
Excellent communication skills
Self-motivation, tenacity, and determination

Reference: 629308924

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