Head of Engineering and Project Management

Molinazzo di Monteggio,Ticino,Switzerland
16 Sep 2016
11 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Trasfor SA, company part of the ABB Group, has been actively involved as major player within the Traction, Offshore and Marine Market for over 30 years, supplying dry type transformers and reactors for special and high demanding applications and customers. As part of our ongoing development we are continuously strengthening our company and that is why we are lookin for the Head of Engineering and Project Management

Manage all engineering and project management activities to fulfil customer requirements in respect of quality, on time delivery and cost and in accordance with best know how in Dry Transformers Manufacturing
Organize technical and project management team to achieve the target of completing the designs and customer projects with quality, OTD and costs
Design and implement the needed changes in processes and systems to transform into a Lean Operation
Staff recruiting, training, promotion and empowerment for the benefit of personal and professional growth

• Planning all engineering and project management activities: List of projects and due dates and assignment of responsible to each one
• Follow up of execution: drive the execution of the engineering and project management job assuring the deadlines are fulfilled
• People development: assure the right balance of resources and promote the development of his/her team, to motivate and retain the talent and contribute to extent the technical and process knowledge to the organization
• Define and implement optimized working process in engineering and project management department and the organization required to run such processes
• To define and to establish the filtering level for technical questions together with the Senior Technical Director
• Ensure communication to the team the targets, challenges and actual status of the company and the status of execution. Define and communicate the intermediate targets and milestones for improvement.
• Implement standardization and cost reduction initiatives
• Assure the engineering job is done according with technical rules defined and agreed with Senior Technical Director
• Further develop the organization, competencies and processes
• Engineering for Production: assure the manufacturability and easy of handling of the design products
• Define the matrix of engineering competencies according to the product portfolio of Trasfor
• Ensure close collaboration through the company for best order fulfillment

• Development and implementation of tools to automatize and simplify the engineering job in accordance with Senior Technical Director
• Contribute to the transformation into a Lean Enterprise together with General Manager and Management Team of Trasfor
• Interaction with Engineering Team of PG Dry and other factories
• Collaboration with Global Engineering and with Profit Center Traction

• Experience in successfully managing teams and customer interactions
• Master in Engineering
• Experience in design technics for electrical machines
• Communication to non technical experts and customers
• Understanding of customer application of our products.
• Required Languages :EN / (IT)