Continental Corporation Group Leader Sr. (Systems & Innovation TR) in Guadalajara, Mexico

About Continental With sales of €39.2 billion in 2015, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 215,000 employees in 55 countries. The Automotive Group with its three divisions Chassis & Safety (sales of approx. €8.4 billion in 2015, roughly 40.000 employees), Powertrain (sales of approx. €7.1 billion in 2015, roughly 35,400 employees) and Interior (sales of approx. €8.2 billion in 2015, roughly 40,500 employees) achieved sales of approximately €23.7 billion in 2015. The Automotive Group is present in more than 170 locations worldwide. As a partner to the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, it develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future in which cars provide individual mobility and driving pleasure consistent with driving safety, environmental responsibility, and cost-efficiency.

Auto req ID 66651BR

Job Title Group Leader Sr. (Systems & Innovation TR)

Country Mexico

Posting Location Guadalajara

Job Description

Systems and Innovation Location Head

Responsible for the next areas in the Location.

Vehicle System

Advanced Development

Advanced Electronics & Materials

Project Management Engineering

System Safety, Req.&Arch. & Test

Innovation Management

Patent Management

Strategic / Technical Task:

▪ Define and implement strategies, objectives, and general guidelines for product development (including

strategy implementation and global procedures).

▪ Ensure an adequate infrastructure so the development teams are able to do their jobs with efficiency.

▪ Carryout the yearly personal plan, investments and department expenses. (including personal


▪ Discussion and agreements with the directors of the organization in establishing the organizational and

regional goals

▪ Coordinate activities with the other development centers, identifying synergies and or specializations.

Administrative Task:

▪ Manage the department budget.

▪ Plan, coordinate and evaluate the individual and general training of the direct subordinates.

▪ Plan medium and long term initiatives and strategies for the BU and evaluate the performance of the


▪ Ensure the flow of information in and out of the BU, clients, etc.)

▪ Ensure the fulfillment of the processes and methods established by the BU.

▪ Comply with the corporative and regional policies of Continental.


Job Requirements

Human Relations Management Tasks:

▪ Plan and evaluate the performance of its collaborators on a regular basis according to the

corresponding procedure.

▪Plan , coordinate and ensure the training of its collaborators so they can be competitive and that it

matches their career plan.

▪Ensure the induction to the job and welcome to its new members.

▪Defines, monitors and evaluates the goals of the personnel under him/her, ensuring these contribute to

the Business Unit and R&D Guadalajara.

▪Gives support to the professional development of the people he or she is in charge of.

Facilitates the creation of career plans of the employees and follow ups.

▪ Participates in the selection of personnel.

▪Lives and promotes the values of the company.

▪ Promote within the team an appropriate working environment

▪Maintain an open door philosophy.

▪Show interest in the particular needs of the collaborators.

Contact Name Araceli Palos

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