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Chief Engineer 

EOE Statement All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.  

Delphi Technologies have an exciting new opportunity for a Chief Engineer.

Delphi Technologies is a high-technology company that integrates safer, greener and more connected solutions for the automotive sector. Based in Gillingham, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

• Leading product engineering activities on the development of a range of Diesel Fuel System components (For Passenger Car and Commercial Vehicle Applications)
• Ensuring that the products are developed to the required cost, performance and quality targets whilst ensuring flawless launch of customer programs
• Responsible for headcount > 50 professional engineers and significant department budget
• Lead and motivate the team, develop and approve career progression, succession and training plans, identify Hi-potentials within the department
• Perform Personal Business Plans for direct reports, monitor and review PBPs of the department, and ensure execution in the required time frame
• Ensure that Delphi Technologies IP is sufficiently protected by patents, trade secrets and publications
• Approve product releases and department spending in-line with approval processes
• Represent Delphi Technologies at Customers, congresses and suppliers
• Act as Product Engineering Stakeholder and Approver for Design Reviews, Gate Reviews and Technical changes
• Act as a sponsor and Champion in problem solving projects
• Set targets, approve implementation plans and monitor progress in order to meet department and PBU targets, Budget, Resources, Performance metrics and Quality Standards
• Ensure information is cascaded and communicated within the department
• Define and balance priorities and resolve conflicts in a timely manner
• Ensure risk escalation is correctly executed in the department

Position Requirements

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
• Extensive demonstrable experience in a similar role in the automotive industry
• Extensive experience leading product engineering activities on the development of a range of Diesel Fuel System components.
• Degree (or equivalent) in mechanical engineering or related subject
• Experience in large team management
• Personal and presentation skills to drive external customer meetings at a senior level, and communicate at various level of organisations
• Ability to work under pressure and manage several tasks at once
• Ability to lead, plan, and ensure execution of projects and activities in the Engineering team, and work with cross-functional teams across different sites and countries.
• Good written and spoken fluency in English
• Current IT knowledge of MS Office products, MS Project etc.

Salary: Competitive

Opening date: 6th June 2018

Closing date: 3rd July 2018

Location GBR Gillingham  
Req Number ENG-18-00143  
About the Organization Delphi Technologies is a technology company whose people focus on solving emissions and fuel economy challenges for the world's leading automotive original equipment manufacturers and provides leading aftermarket service solutions. Headquartered in London, U.K., Delphi Technologies operates technical centers, manufacturing sites and customer support services in 24 countries. Visit  

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