Senior Manager, System Engineering & Product Function Group (m/w/d) Traiskirchen *5b

Transforming mobility !  Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what they’re passionate about and they do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. They are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Their name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and they drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility !


What you can expect

Can you imagine yourself running a team that is responsible for System Engineering for their innovative electrified powertrain products? Innovation and the challenges of the automotive industry drive you? You are at the right place! As an experienced manager you are part of the Engineering Management Team in Traiskrichen. With a team of around 60 enthusiastic and highly skilled engineers you will bring the department to next level to face the future challenges and demands.
Among other things, the following tasks will be their area of responsibility:


  • Manage and develop the System Engineering & Product Function Groups (PFG) team and ensure the right competences in the organization to develop electric drives and axles
  • Define and implement strategic goals for your area of responsibility
  • Ensure adequate resources are assigned and balanced as needed for projects from the Systems Engineering groups
  • Promote, encourage, and facilitate a professional, collaborative project culture amongst cross functional engineering teams and manage the interfaces to other areas
  • Support to strengthen the corporation between all engineering sites and the cross-group cooperation to maximize synergies and re-use effects
  • Manage customer, supplier, partner and internal interfaces to the product engineering organization and program management
  • Drive consistency and efficiency throughout the entire engineering process from concept to launch in terms of a continuous improvement process within the department
  • Work closely with the Global System Engineering & PFG Lead to ensure a future ready organization for eMobility

What you bring along

  • Min. ten years of experience in various Product Engineering, Program Management, Quality, or other technical related fields required
  • Experience with Mechatronic Systems Development (mechanical, electronics, and software).
  • Good knowledge in Automotive SPICE Standards & processes
  • First experience in leadership roles required, with increasing responsibility and demonstrated success in leading and developing teams
  • Customer and market experience
  • Proven and demonstrated problem-solving capabilities with strategic, analytic thinking
  • Proven ability to work in complex matrix organizations and to develop them to the next level of excellence

What they offer you

After starting an extensive and structured onboarding system, where you will be supported by a mentor, you will be directly involved in the development, design and manufacturing of the world’s most advanced (electric) mobility technologies. Exciting tasks and new challenges await you in a dynamic and motivated team.

In addition, they offer you the following benefits:

  • Flexible working hours and remote work
  • Health programs, sports and team events
  • A comprehensive training program and exciting internal development opportunities
  • 25 vacation days per year and on top of that the 24th of December as well as the 31st of December are automatically free and you don’t have to consume any vacation days or time off for these days
  • Meal allowance
  • Various benefits via the works council


For this function, we offer an attractive compensation package that matches your individual experience and qualifications. The gross salary per year for this position is starting at € 95,000,– plus variable remuneration components. The actual compensation package will then be determined depending on your education and qualifications as well as your relevant work experience.

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