Global Air Care R&D Manager
R&D
Full Time
China
2019-06-30

Objectives

Global R&D Air Care is looking for an experienced Project Engineer who will be responsible to develop new products/modules/systems by generation, evaluation, analysis and development of design concepts. Chosen candidate will work in an international and multicultural environment in a cross-functional team and have the opportunity to grow in this environment. She/he will be responsible for the complete chain of development process from idea generation to solution validation and launching new products in mass production.

Key operational responsibilities

  • Develop technical solutions of a project to include initial scoping, design concept generation, functional prototyping, design validation, manufacturing validation, and development of value engineering plans through product launch.
  • Follow a standard engineering workflow, with milestones, and specific deliverables to be complimented with an innovative, continuous improvement spirit and obsession for exceeding customer expectations.
  • Investigate and prescribe optimized materials and manufacturing Look beyond current material and manufacturing standards, and integrate outside industry best practices and manufacturing innovation into the development.
  • Apply critical thinking to understand depth of design and to predict why, when, and how designs fail.
  • Lead collaborative sessions within and outside technical domain to gather information and vet technical opportunities, consumer needs, and optimized design.
  • Generate novel technical innovation that can be used to gain competitive advantage

  • Run cost out activities together with should cost analysis and benchmark activities

  • Analyze SCR and run quality improvement activities,

     

     

Minimum Qualification

Head of Global R&D Air Care

Competencies needed

Master’s Degree (MS) (PhD will be preferred)  in Mechanical Engineering in Thermo-dynamics and heat transfer with a minimum of +10 year experience in developing Residential Air Conditioner (RAC) is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Proficient with new project development activities; design concept generation and decision making, design reviews, prototype building and evaluation, DFMEA, tolerance analysis, design of experiments, process capability, design verification, milestone schedule management, and line trial activities

  • Strong understanding of engineering principles, developing mechanical models, interpreting test data, and model simulation and validation.

  • Ability to use CAD programmer (CATIA Preferred)

  • Ability to use CAE tools (ANSYS, Fluent, Heat Exchanger simulation programme)

  • Strong experience on cost out activities together with competitor analysis through benchmark activities

  • Ability to run Statistical, DOE, optimization and quality tools

  • Experienced on Global Standard, regulations and product liability related with RAC

  • Experienced on development of LCAC( Light Commercial Air Conditioner) product (Preferred)

     

• Team player. In this role cross-functional collaboration is everything, so you should be comfortable in dealing with people with different backgrounds and responsibility;


Good listener and communicator. You will become the spider in the web and work with other Electrolux offices around the world on a daily basis – therefore these attributes are key for making projects run smoothly;

 

• Proactive. You are keen for new experience, responsibility and accountability. You are self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook;


• Adaptive. You like challenges and you are flexible to adapt to new situations and contexts;


• Creative. You like to explore new ways of thinking and you are oriented towards innovation.

 

• Theoretical. You enjoy knowing all the details of the subject you are working on, understanding really well the fundamentals and terminologies.

 

Fluent knowledge of English (written and spoken)

Required languages

English