Site CDV R&D Manager

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Site CDV R&D Manager-(220008V2)

Ready to tackle the challenges of the vehicle of the future? Join us and take part in the autonomous and connected car revolution at Valeo!

We are expanding the management team: the previous Manager is moving to the new role and from this reason we are looking for a new Site R&D Manager.

Our R&D Center in the Prague area works on projects that focus on developing systems for autonomous driving, namely parking assistance and active safety systems. Lane keep assistants, autonomous emergency braking or detection of vehicles in the blind spot of rearview mirrors are just a few examples of such active safety systems.

You will manage the product´s teams developing System, Software and Hardware for the best solution needed for the customer.

Your challenges?

  • Manage the part of R&D Center (approx. 200 people), be a right hand of Site General Manager
  • Product development and responsibility for R&D budget build and manage people, manage Design review on site
  • Build the synergy effect in the products teams and support the middle management
  • Take charge in implementation strategy of the product development, methodologies and tools
  • Manage the integration customers trends and support the technical communication and marketing action
  • Define the development plan of the truckification of existing products, responsible for global product life time
  • Establish and feed the related networks, in charge of the robust design in line with industrial network for manufacturing
  • Plan and forecast all activities on site, in charge of R&D budget and efficiency improvements
  • Improve the customer interface
  • Build on site functional/technical expertise
  • Let’s talk about you…

  • You have at least 10 years experience in R&D development activities in automotive.
  • You are experienced in managing teams together of 100+ people.
  • You are a graduate of a Masters degree in Engineering.
  • Our environment is strongly international oriented, so you have experience in managing multilingual teams.
  • Fluent level of English and Czech.

  • 6 weeks of vacation per year
  • flexible working hours and home office possibility
  • variable remuneration – monthly and semester bonuses depending on your team’s and corporate results
  • contribution to pension insurance after the probation period amounting to 5% of your gross salary
  • meal vouchers and free time vouchers on a Flexi Pass card (Edenred)
  • possibility of the Multisport card
  • fitness room and external sports ground (football, basketball, volleyball) on site
  • mobility support for commuting, accommodation and moving services if you live more than 20km away
  • a company canteen offering a selection of international cuisine
  • easy access to work by Prague metro line A, a parking lot for all employees
  • personal development program through technical trainings and language courses
  • regular company team building events
  • outdoor relax zone with barbecue space for team buildings
  • discounted prices of car spare parts and accessories
  • possibility to see the whole development process in one place from an idea (customer requirement) to a product testing and manufacturing
  • Join us!

    Thanks to its strategy based on innovation, Valeo is at the heart of the three revolutions that are revolutionizing the automobile: the electrification of the vehicle, the advent of the autonomous and connected vehicle, and the development of digital mobility.

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    Primary Location



    :Research and Development


    :E81E Driving Assistance R&D CZECH R




    :Day Job

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    :19/07/2022, 11:48:15 AM

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