Manager - Infotainment

10 Jun 2021
08 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Manager - Infotainment

Job Purpose:

The purpose of this role is to lead an infotainment product development team to create commodity strategy plans, deliver R&D and innovation projects to improve the design of those commodities. To create new design archetypes and deliver vehicle application projects.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

Manage 5-year commodity strategy and get relevant new technologies to implementation ready within agreed Function budget, resource & timing.
Create engineering guideline documents and archetypes for platform and non-platform engineered components.
Work with application engineer & Product Cost Estimating to set platform commodity programme Financial targets based on improved archetypes & strategic suppliers
Define to application engineer resource requirements (internal & external) for platform commodities
Ensure platform commodities achieve the programme's cascaded system level targets, supporting Concept reviews as required.
Manage the SW and HW delivery of all infotainment components.
Lead technical discussions on all infotainment commodities.
Deliver the programme QCWFT (quality, cost, weight, function and timing) requirements to the application engineer.
Ensure that the commodity meets the Function plan (with the component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required. Includes releasing platform components (BoM, tooling launch).
Monitor internal & external resource utilisation to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.
Create & manage the platform commodity's virtual & physical DV plan.
Ensures effective report writing to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.
Ensure that all platform concerns are robustly resolved & provide technical support for application concerns.
Complete FESO documentation for platform commodities.
Support UX Expert in UX concept definition
In depth technical understanding of Infotainment functions, vehicle architecture, CAN AUTOSAR, A2C, Automotive Ethernet.
Relationship buildingInternal:

Develop relationships with the design, marketing and vehicle engineering teams to ensure efficient and effective delivery of your systems and components.External:

Develop relationships with your key suppliers to effectively manage your deliveries suppliers.
Qualifications & Experience:

Recent experience in delivering Infotainment modules.
Experience of delivery of multiple Infotainment projects.
Proven record of delivering Electrical or Electronics commodities, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing. Experience of vehicle level system integration in terms of hardware and Software). Experience of software development processes and managing software delivery.
Experience of defining and delivering infotainment systems, Navigation, Bluetooth and Media devices, Tuner and Infotainment HMI. Delivery experience on Infotainment OS system (windows, Linux, QNX, etc.).
Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. releasing
Experience of defining systems complying to NHTSA, driver distraction, functional safety, cyber security.
Experience of managing ASIL A / ASIL B ECU's.
Supplier management experience
Complete knowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion
Excellent technical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design.
Excellent knowledge of automotive quality tools and processes.
Extensive knowledge of the manufacturing processes to create the components or systems.

Renumeration package

Competitive Salary
One management lease vehicle and access to another vehicle via the Mercedes scheme.
7.5% annual target bonus, with the opportunity to earn up to a maximum bonus of 15%.
Company pension scheme - Initial 3% company contributions rising (after two years' service) to double-matched company contributions of up to 12%.
26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
Discount on our lease schemes with variety manufactures.
Private Health Insurance - Single Cover.
Health Shield Cash Plan.
A wide range of discounts with associated partners

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