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Engineering Department Lead Software Processes and Quality (m/w/d)

Darmstadt (HQ) - Germany

Jul 23, 2023

Full time


BorgWarner is a global product leader in delivering innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the vehicle market. We are a company of innovators and independent thinkers that brings together talented employees, meaningful work and amazing technology in a unique environment. At BorgWarner we constantly work towards our vision of a clean and energy-efficient world. At our location in Darmstadt (Germany) we produce and develop high-performance lithium-ion battery systems for commercial vehicles, buses, ships and trains.

At our location in Darmstadt, we are looking for an:

Engineering Department Lead Software Processes and Quality (m/w/d)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of software process and quality engineers to achieve established business goals and objectives
  • Guide and develop process and quality engineering team by support and qualification activities
  • Define, monitor and follow up strategies to support corporate goals
  • Plan budget and resources for software process and quality department
  • Develop and support of company standards for research and development with compliance to Automotive SPICE and agreed BW quality goals
  • Communicate, negotiate and support quality assurance activities within the company
  • Continuously set, update and align strategy for process development and improvements
  • Plan, manage, and support software process and quality engineers through the software product lifecycle, from quotation through start of production and maintenance.
  • Supplier selection and monitoring in the field of software quality

What we looking for:

  • Master’s Degree in computer science, economics, process- or quality management or similar
  • Several years of experience in similar role preferably in the automotive industry
  • First experience in team leadership roles
  • Expertise and experience in quality assurance and process development for system and software
  • Strong structured working attitude and communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge in embedded software development
  • Begeisterungsfähigkeit für Prozesse, Werkzeuge und Prozessoptimierung
  • Passion for processes, tools and process improvement
  • Knowledge of Automotive SPICE standard and similar (Familiarity with functional safety and cybersecurity are a plus)
  • Experience in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in German and English
  • Excellent self-management skills and teamwork attitude
  • Excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal skills

What we offer

Driving Change: Innovative technology company, high degree of personal responsibility, creative freedom and opportunities for further development

Work-Life Balance & Health: 30 days vacation + special leave, flexible arrangement for mobile working & flexitime account (depending on position), gym subsidy, height-adjustable desks, employee-funded bike leasing, free coffee, water and tea

Reward Performance: permanent employment contract, company pension plan, competitive compensation, option for bonus payment

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