Senior Project Manager Steer-by-Wire Automotive (m/w/d)


Herzogenaurach, DE, 91074

Job Requisition ID:  12310


Schaeffler is a dynamic global technology company and its success has been a result of its entrepreneurial spirit and long history of private ownership. Does that sound interesting to you? As a partner to all of the major automobile manufacturers, as well as key players in the aerospace and industrial sectors, we offer you many development opportunities. 


Your Key Responsibilities

  • Development of innovative steer-by-wire applications from the automotive environment (autonomous driving)
  • Evaluation of system architectures to assist in selecting the best alternative, taking into account stakeholder and system requirements
  • Contribution of to the development and management of system requirements based on stakeholder requirements
  • Development of technical solutions in accordance with requirements and state of the art including analysis, evaluation and mitigation of design risks
  • Responsibility for sharing development related information and collaborating with
    • internal and external development partners for e. g. E/E, software, subsystems and components
    • production with regard to system aspects
    • external customers
    • verification and validation on system level or
    • other relevant functions
  • Ensuring the application of specified system development processes according to ASPICE, ISO 26262 and/or ISO 21434.

Your Qualifications

  • Successfully completed studies in electrical engineering, mechatronics, (technical) computer science, physics or a comparable field of study
  • Many years of professional experience in the development of safety-relevant mechatronic systems in the automotive sector
  • Good knowledge of development processes in the automotive environment such as Automotive SPICE and/or ISO 26262
  • Knowledge of electromechanical drive systems, control and/or power electronics
  • Very good written and spoken German and English skills coupled with a willingness to travel internationally (25%)
  • High sense of responsibility, willingness to change, confident appearance and decision-making skills as well as strong communication skills and a high social sensitivity

Our Offering

  • Flexible working time models and attractive remuneration
  • A wide range of further personal development opportunities via the Schaeffler Academy
  • Rewarding your wealth of ideas, e.g., within the framework of the Schaeffler Awards and operational idea management
  • Health and sports offerings, e.g., through the Schaeffler Health Coach app
  • Accumulation of an additional old-age pension as part of the company pension scheme
  • Many other employee benefits, among others within the scope of corporate benefits

As a global company with employees around the world, it is important to us that we treat each other with respect and value all ideas and perspectives. By appreciating our differences, we inspire creativity and drive innovation. In this way, we contribute to sustainable value creation for our stakeholders and society as a whole. Together, we advance how the world moves.


Exciting assignments and outstanding development opportunities await you because we impact the future with innovation. We look forward to your online application.


Your Contact

Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG 

Friederike Hein-Effner 




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