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Company: Flex
Location: Woerden, UT, Netherlands
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



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Job Description

Mirror Controls international (MCi), a Flex company, is the global market leader in mirror glass and power-folding actuators. Currently MCi is expanding its product portfolio to other Automotive actuation solutions such as Active Aerodynamics & Motor cooling management.

We are currently looking for a Manager Product Engineering based in Woerden, NL to support the continued growth of the business. Your main responsibility is managing an interdisciplinary team of highly experienced engineers and supporting complex projects after launch in production as well as tracking performance indicators (cost, delivery, quality, etc) in operation.

Flex is the manufacturing partner of choice that helps a diverse customer base design and build products that improve the world. Through the collective strength of a global workforce across 30 countries and responsible, sustainable operations, Flex delivers technology innovation, supply chain, and manufacturing solutions to various industries and end markets.

Create the extraordinary:


We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do:

  • Ensure the proper functioning of the project teams by making sure the right people, tools and resources are available
  • Create capacity plans and secure necessary contacts with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support for securing new projects and ongoing 2nd line operations product support after launch
  • Analysis of quality problems and complaints, change requests, regionalization of products and supplier qualifications at our manufacturing locations
  • Support the ongoing product enhancement activities through problem analysis, FMEA, requirements definition all the way through solutions design
  • Recommend iterative product improvements or new platform development based on your findings
  • Take care of accurate execution of product development procedures and methods including documentation
  • Function as a senior Product Engineer and Technical Advisor to facilitate best performances and ideas from your team
  • As part of the engineering management team take part in regular management meetings

Here is some of what you'll need (required):

  • A finished degree in fields such as Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Previous experience leading and developing a team in an engineering-related environment in the Automotive or Aerospace industry
  • Experience with moving mechanics, actuators, drivers, robotics or similar is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience with the Automotive quality systems IATF 16949 and ISO 14001
  • Professional level Dutch and English skills are a requirement in this role
  • Strong prioritization, intercultural and negotiation skills for escalation management
  • Willingness to travel internationally 10-20% on average

Here Are a Few Of Our Preferred Experiences:

  • A Six Sigma Greenbelt certification or higher is a strong advantage
  • Experience with Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) is an advantage
  • Experience in a large, multinational, matrix-based organization is an advantage
  • Intercultural experience, working with globally distributed stakeholders is an advantage
  • Previous hands-on experience with CAD tools (ideally PTC Creo)

Here are a few examples of what you'll get for the great work you provide:

  • 27 PTO and 13 ATV days
  • 8% holiday pay
  • A bonus plan
  • Discount on several insurances
  • 50/50 pension contribution

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Job Category Design, Process & Technology Engineering

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