VP - General Manager - Automotive Powertrain

11 - 15 years experience  •  Automotive

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/08/17 by Confidential Recruiter
Columbus, OH
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/08/17 by Confidential Recruiter

Chronos Consulting is part of the Coberon Chronos Group, an award winning global leader in permanent and temporarystaffing, RPO and business process automation solutions for global multinationals. The Group owns and operates 41 offices worldwide.

Chronos Consulting?s client is a B2B Powertrain Testing Services providing a wide range of cutting-edge services to support the latest requirements for engine performance testing. We are a seeking a strong leader to provide direction and strategy for the engineering group of 50 to simulate, model, design and test state-of-the-art engines and power systems. You will collaborate and direct new advancements in modular hardware, software and technology.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Analyze operations and business development activities to include company performance, staffing, program improvements, and policy changes
  • Oversee Engineers, technology and operations groups, and administer the staffing to maximize utilization, revenue, and profit
  • Collaborate with the Sales & Marketing team to develop new and upgraded programs, and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Drive profitability of the business, and manage the P&L, budget and financialforecasting
  • Direct, plan, and implement policies, objectives, and activities to maximize return of investments, and cost reductions
  • Lead Continuous Improvements to increase productivity, quality, and control of operational costs
  • Maintain awareness of the competitive landscape in target market; continually source opportunities for new expansion and updates on industry developments and standards

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor?s degree in a technical discipline with testing and software management experience (3-5years? in a testing and software environment), coupled with 10+ years of business leadership
  • Proven track record in managing a P&L with both business and financial acumen to achieve target KPIs
  • Exposure and understanding of data acquisition systems, data analysis and processing
  • Collaborative business style to work within a matrix environment
  • Analytical thinker with the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, contract documentation, and government/industry standards and specifications
  • Coaching, developing teams, and drive leadership and change management
  • Ensuring highest level of Health & Safety
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