Continental Corporation Power Closure / Seat Comfort Systems Manager (BS) in Guadalajara, Mexico

About Continental With sales of €40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 220,000 employees in 56 countries. Information management in and beyond the vehicle is at the very heart of the Interior division. The product portfolio for different types of vehicles includes: instrument clusters, multifunctional and head-up displays, control units, access control and tire-information systems, radios, infotainment systems, input devices, control panels, climate control units, software, cockpits as well as services and solutions for telematics and Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Interior division employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately €8.3 billion in 2016.

Auto req ID 69397BR

Job Title Power Closure / Seat Comfort Systems Manager (BS)

Country Mexico

Posting Location Guadalajara

Job Description

Job title

Power Closure / Seat Comfort Systems Manager (HAY 12)


Manage regional product line development activities and production releases of the respective products.

Manage engineering staff and R&D ­ budgets on a regional level.

Assure that respective product competences & skill levels are in line with the RCC footprint strategy and roadmap.

Additional responsibilities

Manage the development of innovative, cost effective products

Support new business acquisition, product strategies, and road maps.

Regional contribution for I B&S ReDesign and Cost activites.

Locally responsible for Gross Margin Improvement (GMI) activites.

Ensure liasion to customers and customer locations

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

Masters or Bachelors Engineering degree.

10 years of experience in the automotive industry

Ability to develop and maintain excellent business relationships with

Preferred Qualifications

5 years experience in R&D management

Understanding of financial and manufacturing systems.

3 years project management experience (involving multiple R&D locations)

Contact Name Raquel Aguilar

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