Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 75,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Senior Project Leader Development

Job Req ID:  117364

Mountain View, US, 94043

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  unlimited



POSITION:  Senior Project Leader Development         


JOB DUTIES: Manage, coordinate and create project plans and concepts ensuring product development, resource planning, schedule planning, cost planning, and budget adherence to meet customer requirements and in cooperation with technical and key projects leaders. Analyze and evaluate changes, cooperate in negotiations including volume and costs of changes and assure implementation within the intended development area. Clarify the technical requirements and ensuring the compilation of quotations with regards to development costs on the basis of the customer requirements and within the defined general conditions of the customer division. Analyze strategic customer information to develop innovative solution and support the project buyer in defining the requirements for the suppliers and in the supplier decision. Lead and motivate the product & process development associates within the project organization according to the agreed on directives and authorizations. This position requires 20% domestic and 5% international travel. Teleworking within reasonable commuting distance of the Mountain View, CA office permitted up to 50% of the time.


LOCATION: DAA Draexlmaier Automotive of America LLC, 1916 Old Middlefield Way, Mountain View, CA 94043


SALARY: $188,781 to 193,000 per year



Main Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a closely related field and six (6) years of experience as a Project Leader, Engineering Project Leader, Lead Engineer, Design Engineer or a closely related occupation.


Special Skills: Also requires experience in the following:


  • LDorado and ELENA software including HV-LV harnesses;
  • Production processes including Crimping and Ultrasonic welding;
  • EDS Development Process;
  • RGT Reifegradtool;
  • Production Lifecycle Management (PLM);
  • Systems Engineering Plan (SEP);
  • Project Management;
  • Design Six Sigma
  • Project budgeting; 
  • CAD modeling;
  • Electrical System Development; and
  • Change Management.


CONTACT: Send email to Ally Quesada at or apply online at Please reference job title on resume.

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