Bertrandt US

  • Automotive R&D Project Management Specialist

    Job Locations US-TN-Chattanooga
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/10/2018 10:00 AM)
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  • Overview

    Bertrandt - your trustworthy engineering partner


    Looking for a career, not just a job? Want to join a dynamic team working for an international industry leader? Enjoy an energetic work atmosphere? Bertrandt US may be just what you have been looking for! The Bertrandt Group has been providing development solutions for the international automotive and aviation industries in Europe, China and the USA for more than 40 years. A total of around 13,000 employees at 53 locations guarantee extensive know-how, sustainable project solutions and a high level of customer orientation. Its main customers include the major manufacturers and numerous system suppliers.


    This position acts as a liaison between our customers in the US and Mexico branches. The Specialist will develop and steer Product Cost Optimization ideas, technical solutions using customer specific tools within the standard designs – and manufacturing processes.


    • Develop and implement Product Cost Optimization ideas (Interior, Exterior, Powertrain)
    • Support the Project House at our customer VWGoA, Engineering and Planning Center, in Chattanooga
    • Design support and know-how transfer
    • Review CAD drawings and models
    • Project Coordination for Series Engineering & Model Upgrading Training
    • Preparation of ÄKO´s & compilation of documents (Change Management)
    • Status reporting for expert committees
    • Preparation of part lists & approval applications
    • KVS / Connect Data Management
    • Review and develop AVON data


    • Bachelor Degree in engineering field
    • 2+ years’ experience in related field (quality engineering, design engineering, product engineering, etc.)
    • 2+ years of automotive experience including working with component suppliers, development groups, service providers or manufacturer producing or servicing components used in the automotive field.
    • Experience in Automotive Development and Production Support
    • Experience with Research & Development, KVS, AVON
    • Experience and knowledge in Project Management
    • Problem solving experience
    • Knowledge of Standard Software Tools and Analysis processes
    • Technical leadership skills, with an ability to direct the technical activities of lower level employees.
    • Strong communication skills
    • International mind-set
    • Experience with the automotive industry
    • Technical fluency in Spanish and English highly preferred
    • Basic German skills are a plus






    • Complete and comprehensive benefits package including Med/Dent/Vision
    • Employer paid STD/LTD/Life
    • 401k Retirement program
    • Generous paid vacation/sick/holidays
    • Creativity encouraged in a fun, friendly work environment



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