Head (m/f) of Central Control & Production IT Systems - Executive
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With sales of €39.2 billion in 2015, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 215,000 employees in 55 countries. The Chassis & Safety division develops and produces integrated active and passive driving safety technologies as well as products that support vehicle dynamics. The product portfolio ranges from electronic and hydraulic brake and chassis control systems to sensors, advanced driver assistance systems, airbag electronics and sensorics as well as electronic air suspension systems all the way to windscreen washer systems and headlight cleaning nozzles. The focus lies on a high level of system competence and the networking of individual components. Thus products and system functions are developed along the SensePlanAct chain of effects. They form the foundation for automated driving. Chassis & Safety employs more than 40,000 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately €8.4 billion in 2015.StellenbeschreibungFor our Business Unit "Vehicle Dynamics" we are searching for a "Head (m/f) of Central Control & Production IT System" as soon as possible. This Executive position is located at Frankfurt with the following responsibilities:Drive technical development & optimization of all production equipment related software systems, incl. PLC, cell PC, MES systems, production reporting and visualization systems as well as special software systems like measurement systems and vision systemsEnsure launch of equipment considering timing, quality, costs and safety according to customer and footprint requirementsDevelop innovative solutions for control and production IT systems, e.g. big data solutions, virtual setup solutions, Industry 4.0 etc.Provide financial input for business cases, quote sheets/CR (capital requests) and budgetLead and develop the department with 3 groups in Frankfurt and 1 group in Shanghai according to Continental values and foster smooth cooperation between departmentsDefine work packages and responsible persons, delegate to team, planning, tracking, prioritizing multiple tasks and projects management ProfilMasters Degree in Engineering (e.g. Software Engineering, Mechatronics, etc.) or equivalentSeveral years of experience in plc programming and top-level programming languages (e.g. C++, C#)Several years of experience in operations/ production equipment or operations-related projects, ideally experience in different functional areas and/or businessesSeveral years of leadership experience as well as experience in leading international, multi-cultural projects/ teams, ideally lived and worked abroadInnovative and strategic thinking. Lead changes with passion and commitmentStrong communicator: motivate others, act as a team player, steer teams, assertive, networkerGoal and quality international oriented way of workingPlease send us your application with some information concerning your salary expectation and your next availabilityReady to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.