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Daimler Truck

Daimler Truck

Product
Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is an integral part of Daimler Truck, leading global vehicle manufacturer and one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of commercial vehicles. With our FUSO brand, we make up approximately 40% of the Daimler Truck sales volume with a presence in more than 170 markets worldwide. Since our first bus, we have aspired to bring society and our customers the highest quality of products and services.

By Combining Japanese tradition and the global power of Daimler, Mitsubishi Fuso provides unparalleled experience in a world leading company. This means that you will associate with global business partners every single day.

Introduction of Lifecycle Management

What links development, production, market, and customer functions? The Lifecycle Management (LCM) Department. We're creating ONE company flow by steering projects hand-in-hand with teams throughout the organization from the initial project idea to project realization and through to final production.

LCM is involved in the product strategy, Business Strategy, Connectivity and e-Mobility. These functions are composed of 8 departments (6 in Japan, 2 in India) with a headcount of ca. 160 people.

Welcome to DTA Lifecycle Management Department

Job Description

Project management of Light Duty Trucks product projects at Mitsubishi Fuso. This involves:
- Lead, plan and execute LDT product project teams
- Achieve FUSO customer/quality, technical/functional, localization/commercial and timing targets for the respective projects
- Co-ordinate & collaborate with a cross-functional project team to drive the project from project kick off to start of production according to Daimler Commercial Vehicle Development Guidelines.

Main responsibilities are:

1. Vehicle planning and implementation.

  • Lead project for LDT after kick off and series change projects.
  • Ramp-up management and series readiness. Definition of project scope and content according to project objectives of project spec book.
  • Selection and building of team. Planning of Quality Gate milestones, funding requirements, budget and capacity needs. Compilation of project documents according to project progress.
  • Planning and steering according to CVDS philosophy in adaption to local needs.
  • Continuous project tracking, risk management.
  • Continuous creation of cost reduction ideas and ensuring implementation.
  • Lead change management hands on ICM CR.
  • Ensure supplier integration into Project according to project objectives.
  • Monitoring of product cost and initiation of countermeasures in case of deviation.

Communication and documentation:

  • Conduct contract, information and communication management.
  • Preparation of Board approvals in Fuso and Daimler Truck.
  • Continuous reporting according to reporting standards. Initiate project documentation

Cost reduction and series change projects:

  • Lead and support TMC activities. Support TMC activities.
  • Tracking and checking target vehicle cost regularly.

4. Leadership:

  • Leading, guiding, motivating and developing direct reporting employees according to company values and strategy via target agreements.
  • Ensure internal communication.
  • Qualification of employees according to personal and project needs.
  • Support target fulfillment.
  • Ensure communication and fulfillment of company and compliance standards.
  • Establish environment of cross-cultural interaction and support.

5. Project Team Building

  • Selection and building of project team (in cooperation with line functions)
  • Management of resources according to project plan
  • Integration of line functions, external service providers and suppliers

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is an integral part of Daimler Truck, leading global vehicle manufacturer and one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of commercial vehicles. With our FUSO brand, we make up approximately 40% of the Daimler Truck sales volume with a presence in more than 170 markets worldwide. Since our first bus, we have aspired to bring society and our customers the highest quality of products and services.

By Combining Japanese tradition and the global power of Daimler, Mitsubishi Fuso provides unparalleled experience in a world leading company. This means that you will associate with global business partners every single day.

Introduction of Lifecycle Management

What links development, production, market, and customer functions? The Lifecycle Management (LCM) Department. We're creating ONE company flow by steering projects hand-in-hand with teams throughout the organization from the initial project idea to project realization and through to final production.

LCM is involved in the product strategy, Business Strategy, Connectivity and e-Mobility. These functions are composed of 8 departments (6 in Japan, 2 in India) with a headcount of ca. 160 people.

Welcome to DTA Lifecycle Management Department

Job Description

Project management of Light Duty Trucks product projects at Mitsubishi Fuso. This involves:
- Lead, plan and execute LDT product project teams
- Achieve FUSO customer/quality, technical/functional, localization/commercial and timing targets for the respective projects
- Co-ordinate & collaborate with a cross-functional project team to drive the project from project kick off to start of production according to Daimler Commercial Vehicle Development Guidelines.

Main responsibilities are:

1. Vehicle planning and implementation.

  • Lead project for LDT after kick off and series change projects.
  • Ramp-up management and series readiness. Definition of project scope and content according to project objectives of project spec book.
  • Selection and building of team. Planning of Quality Gate milestones, funding requirements, budget and capacity needs. Compilation of project documents according to project progress.
  • Planning and steering according to CVDS philosophy in adaption to local needs.
  • Continuous project tracking, risk management.
  • Continuous creation of cost reduction ideas and ensuring implementation.
  • Lead change management hands on ICM CR.
  • Ensure supplier integration into Project according to project objectives.
  • Monitoring of product cost and initiation of countermeasures in case of deviation.

Communication and documentation:

  • Conduct contract, information and communication management.
  • Preparation of Board approvals in Fuso and Daimler Truck.
  • Continuous reporting according to reporting standards. Initiate project documentation

Cost reduction and series change projects:

  • Lead and support TMC activities. Support TMC activities.
  • Tracking and checking target vehicle cost regularly.

4. Leadership:

  • Leading, guiding, motivating and developing direct reporting employees according to company values and strategy via target agreements.
  • Ensure internal communication.
  • Qualification of employees according to personal and project needs.
  • Support target fulfillment.
  • Ensure communication and fulfillment of company and compliance standards.
  • Establish environment of cross-cultural interaction and support.

5. Project Team Building

  • Selection and building of project team (in cooperation with line functions)
  • Management of resources according to project plan
  • Integration of line functions, external service providers and suppliers

A person is always passionate and able to proceed forward under ambiguous situation.

  • Keep good relationship with business partners even if under critical conflict.
  • Self-driven and go over complex problems, and challenges under ambiguous situation.
  • Able to convince stakeholder by using analysis/ expertise skill

<< Qualifications >>

Education & Job Experience

  • 8-10 years work experience in project management/ product planning or similar roles in Automotive industry (or related industry).
  • Relevant academic degree in Engineering/ Business administration (or similar)

Practical Knowledge

Basic knowledge of truck technology and Automotive industry. Knowledge of truck development, architecture and integration

Language

- English : Business level (mandatory)

- Japanese: Conversational (good to have)

Microsoft Office

MS Powerpoint, MS Excel

<< Our working culture Video >>

https://www.mitsubishi-fuso.com/en/career/

A person is always passionate and able to proceed forward under ambiguous situation.

  • Keep good relationship with business partners even if under critical conflict.
  • Self-driven and go over complex problems, and challenges under ambiguous situation.
  • Able to convince stakeholder by using analysis/ expertise skill

<< Qualifications >>

Education & Job Experience

  • 8-10 years work experience in project management/ product planning or similar roles in Automotive industry (or related industry).
  • Relevant academic degree in Engineering/ Business administration (or similar)

Practical Knowledge

Basic knowledge of truck technology and Automotive industry. Knowledge of truck development, architecture and integration

Language

- English : Business level (mandatory)

- Japanese: Conversational (good to have)

Microsoft Office

MS Powerpoint, MS Excel

<< Our working culture Video >>

https://www.mitsubishi-fuso.com/en/career/

At Daimler Truck we are united in our purpose “We work for all who keep the world moving”. This motivates us to pursue our common goal: leading sustainable transportation. However, our impact as a global transportation company depends entirely on the impact of each individual at Daimler Truck. That’s why we ensure that our people are encouraged and empowered to show their full impact.

We promote diversity and stand for an inclusive corporate culture. We value the individual strengths of our employees, because these lead to the best team performance and thus to the success of our company.
You can be your true self at Daimler Truck. Inclusion and equal opportunities are important to us. We welcome applications from people of all cultures and genders, different generations and phases of life, people with disabilities and people from any underrepresented group.

At Daimler Truck, we promote diversity and foster an inclusive corporate culture. We value the individual strengths of our employees, as these lead to the best team performance and thus to the success of our company. Inclusion and Equal opportunities are important to us – regardless of where you come from and who you are. We look forward to receiving applications from people of all cultures and genders, parents, people with disabilities and people from the LGBTIQ+ community.
  • Job number:

    MIT000034F
  • Publication period:

    05/13/2024 - 12/31/2030
  • Location:

    Kawasaki
  • Organization:

    Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation
  • Job Category:

    Corporate planning/strategy
  • Working hours:

    Full time

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