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Vacant Position

AVL is the world's largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell and control technology) for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines and their integration into the vehicle.

Design Project Manager Body-in-White m/f

Europe: Austria (Headquarters)
  • Graz
Department: Vehicle

Your Responsibilities:
  • Responsibility for all exterior body-in-white issues in the course of vehicle integration projects (above all also floor group)
  • Deriving relevant requirements for the global automotive market from customer inquiries, estimation of development scope and participation in presentation of quotations to customers
  • Management of design aspects of innovative BIW integration concepts (component, system and vehicle level) taking into account function (e.g. crash requirements, stiffness, weight distribution and weight optimization, acoustics, tightness, corrosion, etc.), production processes and producibility, tool life, joining technologies, manufacturing processes, materials mix, quality, dates and deadlines, and costs
  • Technical management of the project design teams and/or partners and suppliers
  • Close cooperation and coordination with Powertrain Integration, Simulation and Testing
  • Co-responsibility for CAD approvals of BIW matters in vehicle integration projects
  • Staff development in the assigned sphere of responsibility
Your Profile:
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in body-in-white design
  • Familiar with the relevant tools and CAD programs (such as Catia, NX, and others)
  • Experience in cooperation with OEMs worldwide
  • Enthusiastic about automotive development and technological innovation
  • Precise way of working, self-directed initiative and experienced in leading project teams
  • Very good command of English

Annual Remuneration:
Due to the Austrian Equal Treatment Act we are obligated to state the annual gross remuneration (full-time) for this position as a basis for negotiation: EUR 50.000,-- . We will, in any case, offer market-conforming payment taking qualifications and professional experience into account.

If you are from abroad AVL will help you to organize your travel to the recruiting interview in Graz. We can also provide you with an appartment for your first few months in Graz.

Seize the professional challenges and opportunities offered by a high-tech enterprise - join our international team. We look forward to receiving your details; please use our online application tool to send your application to AVL List GmbH, Graz