Technical Manager of Front-Loading and Architecture - NA

Technical Manager of Front-Loading and Architecture - NA

Job ID:  22864


We at Vitesco Technologies are seeking a highly self motivated and detail oriented Technical Manager of Front Loading & Architecture to join our team.


Positions can be located in either Auburn Hills, MI or Deer Park, IL.  


Core Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with global Vitesco stakeholders to develop a strategy suited to NA regional customers toward delivery of vehicle architecture products and services increasing long term revenue for Vitesco Technologies

  • Lead engagements and projects with customers to determine and guide requirements for future module and vehicle architectures especially related to electrification and domain control.

  • Master advanced architecture and domain control software and microcontroller concepts; key enablers in this space.

  • Translate customer feedback to an acquisition strategy.  Organize and manage internal activities to achieve market success.

  • Work toward alignment with the global VT roadmap.

  • Develop relationships and build confidence with customers


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Manage / supervise the regional Architecture engineering team

  • Develop and report KPIs for success 

  • Lead an internal cross functional team to ensure delivery of project commitment and samples as well as achieving success in awarded contracts.  This includes the following tasks:

    • Managing project budgets including but not limited to developing annual budgets and tracking expenditures and reimbursements throughout the year.

    • Analyzing and providing commercial and technical responses to customer requests.

    • Planning and executing any needed prototype builds for internal or external customers.

    • Organizing and leading customer communications on any of the above topics.



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering.  Electrical or Computer preferred.

  • 7+ years Automotive Electronics, Software and Systems Experience

  • Multiple new product launches for embedded automotive controllers

  • Experience analyzing automotive controller architectures and networks

  • Experience with embedded automotive software development, AUTOSAR, Cybersecurity, Functional Safety

  • Experience leading a technical project team.

  • Experience working with Automotive OEMs as customer.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering.  Electrical, Computer Engineering Preferred

  • Embedded automotive software architecture / development expert

  • Engineering personnel management training and experience

  • Knowledge of the VT PLC and Development standards as well as the BU EC specific development process.

  • Exposure to the electronic manufacturing activities of VT

  • Project Management Training including potential PMP certification.


Working Time: Full time 


Your Contact Partner: Kenneth R Cummings 

EEO Statement

Vitesco Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  We welcome and encourage all qualified candidates to apply, including but not limited to people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, people from all ethnicities and creeds, working parents, or people with long unemployment periods.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. To be considered, an application must be submitted to a specific position for which Vitesco Technologies has a current posted job opening. Qualified applicants will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which they apply. Further, Vitesco Technologies provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to careers_usa& This email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process.

Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art powertrain technologies for sustainable mobility. With smart system solutions and components for electric, hybrid and internal combustion drivetrains, Vitesco Technologies makes mobility clean, efficient, and affordable. The product range includes electrified drivetrain systems, electronic control units, sensors and actuators, and exhaust -gas aftertreatment solutions. In 2021, Vitesco Technologies recorded sales of €8.3 billion and employs around 37,000 employees at about 50 locations worldwide. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.