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Fiat Chrysler Automobile Engineering Director, North America in Southfield, Michigan

Engineering Director, North America

Job ID:2085

Career Area:Engineering & Design

Job Category:Engineering



Date Posted:July 20, 2020



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Job Overview


Strategically leads the Design Engineering functions in the US and Mexico.

Take ownership. Are you ready for a challenge?

In this role the ideal candidate will act as a network and think innovatively while executing the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for resource and workload planning

  • Directs workforce development

  • Identifies new tools and systems

  • Manages the design engineering teams

  • Works with Technical Department Managers to ensure project execution and process improvements

  • Ensures a pipeline of qualified Department Managers and engineering resources; Responsible for establishing Career paths, development plan, and succession plans

  • Supervises supplier capacity for outsourcing activities

  • Ensures customer satisfaction in project design

  • Contributes to long-term development of the regional business and organization

  • Collaborates with Proposals, Project Management, and Research & Development

  • Other duties as required

Reports to:Head of Operations for North America

Do you have what it takes?

This role is best suited for a candidate that possess the following qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Needs technical awareness

  • Global Exposure experience


  • 10+ years managing large design teams


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or business

Travel: May need to travel occasionally

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.


  • Master’s Degree in engineering or business

Let’s Connect. A Global Spirit, a Local Presence.

Let’s Work. A history rooted in excellence, a future driven by innovation.

Let’s Innovate. We believe that innovation drives the industry towards excellence.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.