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Job PurposeProduct / Part development within stipulated project milestones & target costCategory of 2W partsIn-depth knowledge of manufacturing and development processes1. Engine Category Expert Manufacturing processes such as Casting,Forging etc. and Machining.2. Proprietary Category Expert Expertise in mechanical and electrical componentssuch as Lights/Starter Motor/CDI/FI/Carb/Tyres/Catcon/Brakes/Suspension etc.3. Frame Category Expert Manufacturing processes for components such as 2-wheeler frames/Mufflers/sheet metal and tubular components4. Chassis Category Experts Expertise in plastics and rubber categoryRoles & ResponsibilitiesRole Product / Part development for specified category (2 W parts; Engine , Frame, Chasis & Electrical / Proprietary) within time & cost targets Team management Conduit between R&D , VD & Suppliers Project Management Deal with global/domestic Design HousesResponsibilityNew supplier evaluation & supplier selection Evaluating on capabilities like Design , Development , Manufacturing ,Testing &other commercial/Business attributes, Assessment on QCD parameters. Play pivotal role in Maker Selection.Product/part Development Development support for Concept to Design freeze (R&D/Suppliers) Manufacturing feasibility (Process expertise required) Suggest optimal process for manufacturing (Process expertise required) Negotiate with Design team and suppliers to achieve desired goals Prototypes part development Support various proto vehicle build and validation Mass Production Tooling development experienceUnderstanding and application of cost elements Responsible for Budget Costing for making business case. Thorough understanding of cost associated with different manufacturing processes. Should understand and validate Part cost, Tooling and Engineering Expenses and handover to pricing committee for approval. Negotiate and release proto PO. Updated about cost trends in marketSupplier Management Understanding about sourcing strategy & supplier selection in line Manage relationship with Supplier, understand their strength and weakness.People managementProject Management Multiple development tracking and schedule management. Coordination with design houses and manage escalations Escalation process during Development of components Highlight technical and schedule risks in development Delivery of prototypes for validation tests and build events Ensuring timely parts availability for various models under progress Design freeze coordination with R&D, Design House and Supplier
Degree: ME/ M.Tech./ MS (Engg/ Sciences)

Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 10-15


Operations | Purchasing/Sourcing | Supply Chain Management
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