Ford Sales and Services (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

Job ID: BK-163332 | Location: Bangkok, Thailand
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Ford Sales and Services (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

Job ID: BK-163332 | Location: Bangrak, Bangkok, Thailand

Infotainment Regional Product Development

Major Responsibilities include:

The Product Development Engineer is responsible for assuring the delivery of products that can serve the customer in the International Margets Group (IMG) region, fully compliant with the market regulations and requirements. Key responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

  • Study ASEAN customer and market trends, targeting user experience, local use cases, including mobile connectivity.
  • Develop vehicle connectivity solutions tailored to ASEAN customers, while forming partnerships with local mobile companies.
  • Study sustainable mobility service operating models to support growing urbanization trends in the ASEAN markets.
  • Develop Ford ASEAN product development center of excellence, based in Bangkok, with local expertise, supporting all the ASEAN economies.
  • Track market tax and duties / policies / and business profitability
  • Develop Book of knowledge of the region, including regulations, unique market requirements, customer preferences
  • Monitor emerging changes in safety, emissions and sustainability regulations and maintain Regulatory book
  • Develop IMG bundles - RHD/ LHD, Regulations, etc for complexity rationalization
  • Lead PD/ Marketing/ Manufacturing/ Aftersale Service interface with functional leads
  • Develop IMG PD Room in BKK (competitive landscape/ profitability/ industry/ etc) - leveraging proximity to IMG Marketing Lead
  • Develop Cross Vehicle line strategies and Support Strategic studies, (e.g. KD operations, unique IVI solutions, etc(
  • Act as IMG SPOC for Mod Center and primary interface to FCSD – targeting service revenue opportunities, including Vehicle Personalization
  • Benchmark Competitors and identify opportunities for functional improvement and cost reduction
  • Evaluate and validate new vehicle programs prior to launch
  • Lead LVEA Interface & Communication in Delivery of Market Competitive & Compliant BU Vehicle(s) e.g. vehicle content, features, quality, legislation etc.
  • Implementation of New Program Studies / Regional Business Optimization / Efficiency Actions & (Added Starter / KD Programs)
  • Feed IMG PD vehicle line leads, providing regional inputs to program LVEAs

Experience & Background Skills Required:

  • Masters level Engineering and/ or Business degree (highly desirable).
  • Prior Product development, Strategy, FCSD, Planning, Program Management, Product Marketing experience.
  • Demonstrably strong teamwork with peers, cross-functionally, internationally and with Leadership.
  • Product development process preferred.

Other Position Requirements:

  • Strong interest on the vehicles and our business
  • Ability to work within a culturally and functionally diverse environment.
  • Impeccable integrity and prudence, good attitude and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent leadership, teaching and coaching skills.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter.
  • Demonstrably Global business perspective
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Job Details:

Five-day work week
Performance bonus
Flexible working hours
Travel allowance
Education allowance
Medical insurance
Dental insurance
Life insurance

Ford Sales and Services (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Ford Thailand is a global leader in automotive products and services, ranked as one of the world's largest producers of trucks and cars. We create great products as well as provide great career advancement and development opportunities for our employees. Join us and you'll soon be interacting with our great team here in Thailand and quite likely within the Asia Pacific region and across the globe.

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