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Senior Manager - R&D in Southfield, MI at DENSO

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Senior Manager is responsible for the advisory role and oversight of Thermal Systems R&D for North America.

Key responsibilities include:
• Research and benchmark thermal system technologies and develop strategies for new concepts and products.
• Negotiation of high level issues between North America & Global Thermal Groups for product research and development.
• Project management of R&D activities from research of new technologies, such as: A/C systems development, government funded projects, and industry technology presentations.
• Development and promotion of new technologies with local customers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• The job includes problem solving skills which impact own functionality area.
• The job involves communicating and dealing with people in situations that have high likelihood of becoming sensitive or confrontational.
• Advanced analytical skills to independently evaluate and develop innovative solutions to complex situations.
• Advanced project management skills including the ability to define, prioritize and direct program, project or process objectives, identify customers/stakeholders and their interests, plan steps, and to coordinate and allocate resources.
• Demonstrated proficiency with standardized software, i.e., Microsoft Office Suite.

Job Requirements

• The job requires a professional level of knowledge in a specialized field(thermal systems), equivalent to a four-year college program.
• Performance on the job requires eight or more years of experience.
• Must have experience with HVAC or A/C System Design & Development


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