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Product Engineer

Location: Drancy France
Job ID: R0025681
Date Posted: Sep 27, 2023
Segment: Astemo
Business Unit: Hitachi Astemo
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Ready to contribute to the future of the automotive industry?

We are part of Hitachi Astemo, focusing on world-leading advanced mobility solutions within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort. Together, we contribute to a sustainable society and improved quality of life by providing mobility solutions that satisfy our customers and form the future core of automotive and motorcycle systems. Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. 

Own the Future, become a part of the team and join our organization now as: Product Engineer

Lead technical interface in the project, internally and towards the customer. Is responsible of product definition.

Key Accountabilities & Activities

Lead technical activities:

  • Manage one or several product solutions (brake) in an application project (or acquisition) on spec, on time and on cost
  • Coordinate and plan technical activities (internally and with the customer) in alignment with the project
  • Coordinate industrial feasibility assessment with plant and samples procurement for internal needs
  • Support and coordinate overall product validation (performance, durability on bench, NVH and vehicle tests) in collaboration with testing department
  • Authorize delivery of samples to customer
  • Maintain specific customer/project knowledge and history
  • Represent internally the customer towards plant, suppliers and other stakeholders
  • Alert in case of deviation according to internal rules
  • Provide application cost, development planning, specification analysis and technical offer during acquisition phase

Ensure technical activities are driven according to internal standards:

  • In charge of the technical definition according to customer requirements and internal design rules
  • Lead the design reviews internally and participate to review with suppliers when necessary

Documentation and continuous improvement:

  • Deliver project technical documentation according to internal processes
  • Contribute to product continuous improvement through lessons learn


Key Professional Competencies

  • Very good scientific and mechanical skills
  • Manufacturing processes knowledge (metallic, plastics)
  • Experienced in technical project management
  • Analytical spirit & Problem Solving
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and multifunctional environment
  • Dynamic and structured communication
  • Ability to interface with a customer in a challenging project environment
  • Knowledge in CAD design (3D/2D) and PLM tool
  • Fluent English level

Key Personal Competencies

  • Implementation & Result Orientation
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Ownership & Accountability
  • Communication & Presentation

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor/Master degree in Mechanics or Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent
  • 3 to 5 years min. of experience in automotive industry or equivalent, interfacing with suppliers and/or customers and with concrete experience(s) in mechanical components development combined with technical project management.

About Hitachi Astemo Brake Business Unit

Our Brake Business Unit is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of automotive braking solutions. Our products – disc brakes, drum brakes, electro-mechanical parking brakes and rotors – are dedicated to passenger cars, light commercial and two-wheeler vehicles through original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket distribution channels. We have a global footprint with operations in Europe, Asia, South Africa, North and South America.

At Hitachi Astemo, Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit are practiced values – we respect each other, never pass the buck and work creatively to accomplish our mission. Our people are given exciting opportunities to develop and grow in a truly international business, where they are proud to be part of a collaborative and innovative team. Diversity & Inclusion is valued to build and leverage an inclusive work environment and embrace diversity to unlock our full potential. We believe that this will give us the strength to drive great innovations to create new values for people, vehicles and the society, and to unlock our full potential to become a global leader in everything we do. 


Sound Interesting? Then we would like to get to know you. Apply online via our career site - we look forward to receiving your

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