Air Conditioning lines program manager
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Air Conditioning lines program managerSite presentation
The position will be located in La Verriere Research and Development site, within the Thermal Climate Control Product Group team.
As program manager, your mission will be to ensure business development of AC lines and AC loop components (TXV, valve, IHX, sensors, etc)
In this framework, your main responsibilities are :
1- To understand the market :
Identify and evaluate keys players (tiers 1, 2, 3) with the support of Purchasing network
Evaluate market with the support of RO teams
Identify technical breakthrough on product and process for conventional AC loop as well as for new AC systems (Heat Pump, etc)
Propose technical road map (product and process)
Assess Intellectual Property clearance
2- To propose a business model / strategy for profitable growth
Propose strategy Make / Buy / Merge & Acquisition, including additional opportunities/synergies with evaporator & heater cores pipes Propose Customer Development Plan with RO sales
Propose organization (skills / expertise / footprint)
3- To ensure business development
Lead team reinforcement to enforce the strategy validated by the Top Management
Support RO to define technical and commercial offers
Ensure customer intimacy by regular technical meetings with support of RO teams
Develop costing model to ensure cost consistency and price strategy
4- To develop new products according to the market needs & trends
Define, customize and lead the TDP process
Manage P2/PWG portfolio
Ensure Intellectual Property protection
Education & training
You have a Master of science / PhD in Energetic / Thermodynamics.
Areas of experience
You already experienced 3 years in automotive product development 6 years in AC system / Heat Pump development would be a great asset.
Equal opportunities (gender, disabilities, mature workers, nationality, etc.) is at the heart of Valeo's recruitment policy.