Engineer / Senior Engineer – R&D Company Name Valeo Company Location Chennai, IN

Job description

Robust Design

System Engineering and product definition

  • Drive and secure the implementation of the “Development cycle” (from the customer specification to the product validation) and ensure on time the realization of the deliverables (eg : compliance matrix, FMEA, SPPC, IMDS…)
  • Deliver the standard R&D documents defined in the Valeo Project Management procedures and ensure storage in PLM
  • To develop the DFMEA for the new design along with the other functions to Evaluate the potential risk and define necessary actions
  • Take full ownership of technical design, including all R&D Métiers: electronics, mechanics, validation.
  • Makes models (mock-ups) when necessary and is responsible for the definition of prototype parts
  • Coordinate technical convergence of product (analysis of key parameters: dimensioning of mechanical parts, optical flow…)
  • Evaluates and secures the risk of intellectual property (patents)

Design Review and standardization

  • Prepare with R&D contributors RAISE Design Reviews (DR) and check that corrective actions are implemented on time;
  • ensure that technical Design Reviews are green at start of production (SOP)

Cost control= Design to Cost approach (DtC : P2 specific)

  • Apply Design to Cost to ensure that the product will be in line with the economical targets defined in the CAA/PAA
  • Support the PM to define the development hours and R&D investments needed to design and validate the technical solution to build the PAA
  • Control and monitor activities and hours spent to ensure respect of the allocated budget;

Delivery = Detailed planning and management of the contributors

  • Take the entire technical ownership of the product function and ensure technical communication with the customer and the Valeo organization;
  • establish detailed breakdown of the activities of all R&D contributors to meet the milestones;
  • daily manage all R&D contributors, dedicated or not, assign to them the work packages needed;
  • make self assessment on technical risk, report and escalate to his project manager or R&D manager as needed;
  • ensure regular check point with IP to patent when needed and to apply “mining” strategy properly;

check on a regular basis with the Metier Department Manager the alignment between needs, resources and technical solutions.
BE with 6-8 years of Experience in Automotive Exterior Trims / Lighting Design and Development

Primary Location

LCC1-IN-Tamil Nadu


Research and Development


4CR Lighting Systems INDIA




Day Job

Employee Status


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Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting

12/06/2018, 2:35:09 AM

Seniority Level



  • Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

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