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We open up your world with every drive.Would you like to work on the development of roof systems for future car models together with some of the market leaders in the automotive industry? Inalfa Roof Systems is a world leading supplier for OEM automotive roof systems and still growing strong. Are you ready to grow with us?Lead EngineerAs a Lead Engineer you will be active with roof system development, design, and qualification for future car models of OEM clients. In this role you will play an important role in the development of roof systems within the boundaries as set by customers. The main drivers are budget and time together with manufacturability. You will be technically responsible for projects, and you will work within the R&D team of Inalfa based in Venray, and report directly to the Manager Project Engineering. In Venray (Global HQ) more than 700 specialists work together on the development and assembly of roof systems for (mainly) European OEM customers.What are your responsibilities?Design and develop construction ideas, setup studies and sketches for new roof systems.Set up designs in CAD (CATIA V5, Siemens NX).Determine size and measures and make decisions on materials and manufacturability.Specify the engineering activities to be able to build prototypes for roofs and their components based on initial design concepts.Make recommendations based on reviewing the robust design engineering tools to determine risks.Ensure all technically responsible deliverables are met in compliance with customer and internal company product & project gateways.Coordinate engineering activities between internal customers and suppliers.Manage quality and accessibility of technical project related product documentation.Document technical issues as part of the Lessons Learned process.Evaluate and analyze component and roof system quality information.Make recommendations based on reviewing the robust design engineering tools to determine risks.What do we expect from you?You have a (technical) degree.Experienced Engineer with (international) experience in the Automotive (OEM / First Tier Supplier) or relevant industries.Knowledge of Automotive Industries’ ways of working, e.g., benchmarking, DFMEA, DFA, GD&T, ISO TS, Catia V5.As a professional you have a service/customer-oriented approach with good analytical and organizational skills.In your work you focus on results, and you can manage your planning and set priorities.Committed to maintaining high standards and quality. Good problem-solving skills with a pragmatic and pro-active approach.What can you expect from us?Attractive working conditions and benefits.A culture focused on teamwork and solving problems together.An innovative atmosphere where new ideas are welcome!Opportunities for your personal and professional development.Our Core Values areOne Inalfa, Ownership, Ambition and Progress.WE ARE IN IT TO WIN IT!LocationVenray, De Amfoor, 2Time TypeFull timeContact PersonBeena Nair
We open up your world with every driveWould you like to work on the development of roof systems for future car models together with some of the market leaders in the automotive industry? Inalfa Roof Systems is a world leading supplier for OEM automotive roof systems and still growing strong. Are you ready to grow with us?Project Engineer – Mechanism Core Team What are your main tasks and responsibilities as a Project Engineer? As a Project Engineer you are responsible for developing components, sub-assemblies and top-level roof systems from a technical perspective to meet customer and internal design specifications, that allow assembly in a LEAN manufacturing environment. It’s your challenge to perform your tasks within the budget, against the agreed quality level and within the given time plan with a strong customer focus. In this position you operate in multidisciplinary project teams and work closely together with the Product Engineers and Lead engineer. You report directly to the Manager Mechanical Engineering Team.Perform technical risk analysis using formal design engineering tools (DFMEA / GD&T / DFA / CAD / CAE / Design Reviews).Ensure all technically responsible deliverables are met in compliance with customer and internal company product & horizon project gateways.Technical liaison for CAD Design Engineers and component suppliers.Perform feasibility studies based on technical specifications resulting into design concepts.Perform basic technical calculations and design reviews to verify the proposed design.Specify the engineering activities to be able to build prototypes based on initial design concepts.Review and evaluate product designs concerning costs and manufacturability.Plan and prepare activities within a product development lifecycle.Manage quality and accessibility of technical project related product documentation.Evaluate and analyze component and roof system quality information.Make recommendations based on reviewing the robust design engineering tools to determine risks.Support quote teams(globally) during acquisition phase for new technologies.Responsible for tech resolutions for specific mechanical topics and implementation of lessons learned into the Inalfa standards.What do we expect from you?You have a finished degree in Mechanical Engineering / Automotive Engineering on a BSc or MSC level.Automotive experience is highly preferred.We do expect you to have knowledge of different manufacturing techniques and that you are familiar with CAD / CAE systems (CATIA / UG/ Abaqus).As a professional you have a service/customer-oriented approach with good analytical and organizational skills. In your work you focus on results, and you are able to manage your planning and set priorities.As the automotive industry is focused on Quality you are as well. Therefore, you bring good problem-solving skills with a pragmatic and pro-active approach.It is important to have good communication skills in English. German, or Dutch is a plus.What can you expect from us?Attractive working conditions and benefits.A culture focused on teamwork and solving problems together.An innovative atmosphere where new ideas are welcome!Opportunities for your personal and professional development.Our Core Values areOne Inalfa, Ownership, Ambition and Progress.WE ARE IN IT TO WIN IT!LocationVenray, De Amfoor, 2Time TypeFull timeContact PersonBeena Nair
Regional BRM and IT manager
Regional BRM and IT Manager The regional IT Manager is a key position in delivering IT services to the regional Inalfa organization. As a strategic interface with the regional management, the Regional IT Manager develops and manages the (multiyear) portfolio of initiatives and projects required by the business as well as the development and implementation of solutions and/or services across the region.The Regional IT Manager leads the regional IT team that supports the regional users of IT services and delivers technology products within regionally executed projects. The regional IT manager is accountable for delivery of regional projects and assigned global projects. Ensures the team executes according to the global IT management processes & policies and realizes the targets as set for given Key Performance Indicators within IT. The Tier 1 services in the regions are: ERP, PLM, regional applications/services and regional infrastructure. As the leader of this team, Regional IT Manager develops the people in his team and ensures a balanced capacity for the execution of the tasks and projects. Works with 3rd parties where needed.The Regional IT manager may have the role of (regional or global) service owner, thus responsible for the management of a (global) IT service. Is part of global IT management team and regional management team and contributes to strategy of IT and execution of business plan.Essential duties and responsibilities:Develop the regional project portfolio based on the regional business, technical and security requirements. Provide input concerning operational maintenance, support and other initiatives for the operational IT budget, the investment plan and for the IT roadmap.Develop annual budget for regional IT, manage and execute the regional IT budget.Possess a broad knowledge of most technical and business resources and use them to effectively coordinate team members and external resources.Contribute to the IT Strategy, reckon with the given policies and Key Performance Indicators such as system availability and customer satisfaction within the assigned working area. Actively follow market developments in IT technology and assess, in consultation with the team and own manager, if and how these are applicable within the assigned part of the Inalfa IT systems landscapeDevelop the own organization, department or team, both at an organizational and at a personnel level, according to the (mid/long-term) strategy and vision to fulfill its business needs in the most efficient way.Implement and follow up the Inalfa IT process policies, define and implement guidelines within the assigned working area.Organize daily operational activities within the assigned department.Realize projects efficiently within given targets while making optimal use of the employees and other resources available.Reports the performance of the assigned part of the IT systems landscape against the given Key Performance Indicators and provide the requested management reports to the regional management team and the CIO.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesReports to: The reporting line is solid to the CIO and dotted to the regional CFOWorks directly with regional management team, global IT directors, CIO and vendors.Manages IT staff and is responsible for their overall direction, coordination, and evaluation. Also acts as project manager for selected projects.Supervisory responsibilities include overseeing departmental staff in accordance with the organizational policies and applicable laws. Additional responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, employees, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.Education/Experience 7-10 years’ experience managing business, systems, and teams.Bachelor’s degree in computer science, MIS, or other related technical degree; MBA desirable or equivalent work experienceExperience with implementing and working according to ITILAbility to prioritize multiple projects, work under tight deadlines, and handle changing priorities.Ability to work directly with middle to senior management as well as multiple levels of the IT organization.Experienced in scoping and defining projects as well as business change management.Experience with medium to large scale ERP system implementations. Experience with and understanding of current technical architectures.Strong negotiation skillsSelf-starter ability to lead in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, with little direction.Results oriented with strong problem solving and analytical skills.Strong process skills with a passion for quality and continuous process improvementAbility to ensure high staff productivity and morale through training, coaching, and management.Functional Competences and skills:Strong project management skills to deliver IT output and realize business outcome.Strong communication skills in an international setting at all levels from key users to senior managementLeads hierarchical and virtual teams to high performance.Is recognized as an IT expert in communication with the business.Develops, implements and continuously improves processes to achieve results.Managing Vision & FocusCustomer focus with keen Business AcumenSound functional and technical skillsBuilding effective teams.What can you expect from us?Attractive working conditions and self-development opportunities.Short procedures, fast decision making and open communication structures.Friendly and informal atmosphere.Innovative leader with a strong drive to win!FOCUS - TRANSPARENCY - ONE INALFA and RESPECT are core values within our company.LocationVenray, De Amfoor, 2Time TypeFull timeContact PersonBeena Nair