Area of Responsibility
1. Development concepts
Defining the development concepts on the basis of VE results, necessary evaluation standards are prepared in the division in order to guarantee the innovative leadership in the development segment in the long term.
2. Employee management
Introduction, support, familiarization, motivation of employees, agreeing and evaluating targets, arranging training sessions, preparing payment suggestions, in order to improve readiness to perform, performance levels, creativity and initiative, as well as quality and cost consciousness and working safety.
3. Concept determination, implementation
Advising / taking commercial aspects into account during concept determination systems/technologies taking Q, C, T aspects into account as well as patents.
4. Building up development partners / contacts
Cooperation with customers, suppliers and institutes, analyzing and using specific know-how, in order to extend and use one's own competence
5 Transferring know-how for series developments
Integrating results from preliminary development (technology, systems) in series development, in order to create the prerequisites for the development of new products/innovations (in series development).
6 Development target setting
Agreeing and defining priorities during processing, as well as preparing decisions with the posts responsible. Providing development capacity for the technical design of devices and systems and their type approval, in order to increase development performance, shorten reaction times and development processes e.g. during the quotation phase, define tasks for preliminary development.
Representation of development results at the customers, representing Hella in specialist associations and in legislative bodies.
8. Market / product strategy
Procurement of information for customer strategy and market information, analysis of the market data and preparation of product strategies partial/ supporting
9. Development network
Support of the technical development network worldwide partial/ supporting