Global Division Head – E-Mobility & Battery
Global Automotive Corporation
Corporate headquarters are in Southern Germany
5d ago

Unique possibility to manage a fast-growing global R&D and Operations organization at one of the world’s leading Automotive Corporations.

Take over full P&L responsibility and lead all corporate & local functions across Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Responsibilities and tasks

  • Develop and establish the Center of Excellence E-Mobility & Battery globally across the organization.
  • Speed up material / product innovation and promote new technologies as well as new recycling concepts.

  • Build up new international research and operations capabilities such as production centers and R&D hubs.
  • Participate in the creation of a group-wide Battery Platform System and be strongly involved in future EV projects.
  • Support the commercial growth of the E-Mobility business by establishing relationships internally as well as with external suppliers, customers, and possible joint venture partners.
  • Build cross functional best-in-class teams and create an environment in which individuals and teams work with rather than against each other.
  • Continuously monitor the global E-Mobility sector for opportunities and threats to the corporate strategy and make actionable recommendations to the Group Board.
  • Prepare and control budget and forecast to ensure effective implementation of the business strategy.
  • Background and capability demand

  • University degree in engineering and / or business management, preferably combined with a PhD with a focus on Battery technologies.
  • Many years of experience in leading large R&D and / or operations organizations within the E-Mobility sector.
  • Solid knowledge of automotive EV projects including the integration of the battery into the vehicle.
  • Strong understanding of the Supply Chain for automotive battery manufacturing as well as for the latest technologies in this field.
  • Think broadly and creatively about the battery industry, identifying long-term opportunities and future trends.
  • Hands-on mentality and entrepreneurial spirit with a high motivation to build, develop and lead a large international organization.
  • Fluent English is a must. Additional languages, especially German, are a plus.
  • The offer

  • Be a part of one of the most exciting automotive & tech companies globally with a famous and well-known brand.
  • A unique possibility to make your mark in building up and leading a global organization that represents state-of-the-art technologies and a huge growth potential.
  • The chance to create and implement your own ideas, working closely with the Group Board.
  • The opportunity to grow within a global company that is based on a strong financial foundation.
  • Perfect fast track role for your career to step into a Board function.
  • Lead challenging and exciting projects that have a big impact on the future of electrification.
  • Be one of the key influencers of the company’s future success.
  • Be a key driver in the company on the way to zero emissions and sustainability.
  • Contact

    Interested in learning more? If so, we look forward to talking to you.

    Please send your CV and motivation letter in English (stating your desired remuneration, availability and ref. no. DE-20323).

    If you have any initial questions, feel free to contact Florian Erhorn or Jonas Nussbaum via our Website www.mercuriurval.com.

    We do, of course, guarantee confidentiality.

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