Continental Corporation Local Project Leader (PSS Tijera) in Guadalajara, Mexico

About Continental 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.

Auto req ID 50385BR

Job Title Local Project Leader (PSS Tijera)

Country Mexico

Posting Location Guadalajara

Job Description


Manage of all the internal areas of the Location and satisfies the specific needs for customers and Business division during the introduction of a project and project make market activities. The LPL is the interface for the customer, and the business division and manufacturing location. The LPL is the responsible person in the location for his assigned projects and has under his responsibility defined budget and project team The Location Project Leader acts as a Project-Manager in the Manufacturing Location.

Additional Activities:

Coordination and management of all project-related items in the location, under the needs of location, BD and customer

Establish the internal project plan for the project introduction in agreement with the BD.

Ensure customer requirements (QS9000, APQP, PPAP-Book etc.)

Follow up of the project milestones for the introduction of a project, based on “Project Development & launch procedure” PM@Continental

Assign specific goals to the project team members

Performance evaluation of the project team members

Participate and define the concepts for logistics, quality, manufacturing and testing

Control and coordinate the necessary acquisitions needed for the project.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree, certification required.

2 or 3 years experience in Quality, Manufacturing planning, Product Engineer or Logistics. LPL Jr or Group Leader for any of these disciplines.

3 years of experience in manufacturing. Continuous Improving Leadership.

English spoken. TOEIC GDL Level 5.

Relationship and teamwork with international teams for at least 2 years.

Preferred Qualification:

Lean Manufacturing. Level 3.

Customer Specific Requirements. Level 2.

Problem Solving. Level 4.

Engineering Changes Management. Level 2.

PCN / PTNs Management. Level 2.

Quality Tools. MSA / MCA / PPCA / PCA / Pokeyokes / PFMEA / CP

Project Management. Level 2.

Finance. Level 2.

New Product Launch. Level 2.

APICS Basics of Supply Chain Management. Level 1.

Contact Name Guadalupe Villarreal

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