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Lead Engineer Value Analysis / Value Engineering (VA/VE)

Adient Slovakia s.r.o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Bratislavská 517, Trenčín
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 1 800 EUR/month
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

For our technical development center in Trenčín, we are currently seeking to recruit a

Lead Engineer Value Analysis / Value Engineering (VA/VE)

Provides & supports front line technical customer interface for product/project. Manages the design and processes for specific VA/VE projects to meet current and future needs. Supports technical leadership, develops the technical skills, knowledge and provides technical direction of the engineers and designers on the team. Develops and provides resolution to customer technical issues related to VA/VE projects through Chief Engineer or Engineering Manager. Supports core members of Simultaneous Development Team (SDT) as assigned.

Provides & supports technical direction to Engineers, Designers, and support personnel through completion of Technical and commercial plans by VA/VE project. Provides solutions to meet all technical issues and works with team to ensure time and cost objectives are met. Implements and facilitates the use of best practice in engineering. Supports the program/product engineering budget. Capable of communicating effectively with management.

Your responsibilities:

Schedule meetings and Reviews to support specific assigned VA/VE related task assigned as part of Smart goals or as assigned throughout the course of any review period. This should include but not be limited to:
Tracking outstanding issues on an engineering issues list for the above meeting.
Distributing meeting minutes for the above (regularly) scheduled meeting.
Support all CBU VA/VE Event activity to include but not be limited to: assisting with acquisition of material for teardowns, assisting with set up and execution of events, Scheduling events and insuring that the VA/VE calendar for seating is maintained and updated regularly. Assist in facilitating Events in compliance with BOS released procedures. Obtain all requested educational opportunities as outlined by the supervisor. Research understand and Document all Fiscal year OEM VA/VE agreements and maintain a spreadsheet summary of agreements and give back levels and requirement.
Provide summary of items that apply to seating by departments.
Research new technology opportunities working with Purchasing and advanced engineering to determine applicability of new technology to the seating segment of business. Work with Adient VA/VE Group to help resolve issues related to ‘technical’ information on a given material or product. Attend and represent VA/VE engineering at any meetings requested by Adient Commercial Group, or the Engineering Team. Support all tasks as assigned by the supervisor related to VA/VE support or tasks related to this topic. Assist with any projects or assignments not specifically mentioned above but related to VA/ VE engineering issues as requested by CBU Commercial Group, OEM Engineering, and Engineering Team(s). Support completion of any required BOS procedure updates of VA/VE documents.

Reports To:

VA/VE Chief Engineer / Business unit Chief Engineer

Performance Measures

As outlined on SMART Goals
Performance to Project Plans
Timely Completion of Projects Assigned
Timely resolution of VA/VE engineering related issues

Your qualifications:

Degree in mechanical engineering
Relevant work experience and skills in interior product design
Customer orientated approach
Fluent English language, German advantage
Good communication skills
Willing to travel

We offer you:

Base gross monthly salary starting from 1800 Eur. Our salary is fair and competitive and can be higher than the starting minimum written in the advert
Leadership not management
Access to the latest automotive know-how
Participation on interesting projects with a global impact
Opportunity to use a foreign language daily
Advantages of a stable international company
American work culture (informal atmosphere, flexible working time, environmentally friendly company, support of CSR projects)
Huge amount of benefits – 13th salary, additional holiday days, 7 days of paid sickness, lunch vouchers for free, language courses, trainings, relocation support, massages at the workplace, support of sports activities, funny teambuilding's and many others

Adient is committed to equal employment opportunity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are looking forward to receiving your application including your salary expectations and your earliest availability date. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact Michal Majzlan on +421 32 7413099.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)


Brief description of the company

Adient is the leading automotive seating supplier.

With more than 3,000 employees and five locations in Slovakia, the company is one of the key employers in Slovakia’s automotive industry.

Adient’s only business center worldwide is in Bratislava. Approximately 800 employees in Bratislava support the company’s business around the globe in finance, information technology, purchasing, sales, human resources, transport and logistics and project management.

In Trencin, Adient operates the biggest automotive technology center across Slovakia. More than 400 employees there develop a wide range of highly innovative products for the cars of tomorrow.

In Zilina, the company produces complete seat systems and automotive fabrics, in Lucenec foam components for seats as well as metal components for head restraints.

Adient is a global leader in automotive seating. With approximately 77,000 employees in 32 countries, Adient operates 202 manufacturing/assembly plants worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design all the way to engineering and manufacturing – and into more than 25 million cars every year.

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Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Adient Slovakia s.r.o.
Sturova 4
81102 Bratislava


Kontaktná osoba: Trencin Slovakia
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