The Opportunity Support European OE business by managing the relationship to Technical Management at OEM car manufacturers.
Work in the Cross Functional Team structure for multi-regional projects : EMEA and Asia level. Work as OEM customer interface with the OE tire development teams in GIC*L through the full process from OE tire advanced engineering, preliminary tests, tire submission loops, from RFI to release in production and beyond.
Collaborate in the OE Cross-functional team with business and all other OE relevant functions. Communicate strategic information concerning customer feedback, OEM & market needs, strategies, opportunities & threats and competitor information to R&D and OE sales management and propose suggestions & proposals upon.
Create and maintain good professional relationship with customers and provide technical assistance in constant communication.
Build a good image of Goodyear / Dunlop at customers from both a technical & innovation capability and ethical standpoint.
Contribute, monitor and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction. Obtain technical nominations and OE approvals for Goodyear / Dunlop products in line with the OE EMEA and Asia roadmaps.
To join our team you will need : Education : Master degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering or a similar discipline.
Languages : Fluency in English and French is a must. Any other language is an asset. Experience Minimum of 5 years technical experience in the tire or automotive industry Experience in tire engineering is a major advantage Knowledge of, or experience in, vehicle dynamics is an asset IT, Soft Skills & others : .
Ability to establish excellent customer relationships Cross Functional Team player as well as ability to work independently in a multi disciplinary global environment Tire & Car product know how Communication & presentation skills Easy contact, dynamic & flexible Accepting frequent travels : 30 to 50% of the time dedicated to visits & meetings at the customer offices mainly in France.
Negotiation skills and open minded