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Hydraulic System Leader

Company: Hyster-Yale Group
Location: Greenville
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title Hydraulic System Leader Job Family Job Description Put a LIFT in Your Career! Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (HYG), a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks, has an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional and talented Hydraulic System Leader located in Greenville, NC. HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster and Yale brand names. We are one of the global leaders in the Material Handling industry and have been building relationships and partnering with our customers, suppliers, dealers and employees for over 90 years. HYG is looking for an energetic Hydraulic System Leader, who will have a positive influence on the organization and the Warehouse Product Development Center team. T he Hydraulic System Leader's Primary Purpose will be to:

  • Lead the hydraulic system team new product introduction design activities.
  • Deliver robust, innovative new Warehouse Product hydraulic system solutions that meet functional and business requirements.
  • Develop and manage project plans to ensure hydraulic system team deliverables are achieved.
  • Prioritize hydraulic system team design activities through new product development phases including support tasks for cross functional project teams.
  • Identify and implement processes to improve product development and delivered quality of hydraulic system team solutions.
  • Recommend hydraulic system improvement opportunities for warehouse products.
  • Provide hydraulic system technical support to internal HYG customers.
  • Supervise professional development of hydraulic system team members. T he Successful Hydraulic System Leader Will Provide the Following Key Accountabilities: New Product Introductions (NPI);
    • Develop hydraulic system concept proposals including predictive performance, cost estimates, and packaging requirements,
    • Prepare project support plan including resource needs, capital expenses, and discretionary expenses,
    • Approve hydraulic system & component requirements,
    • Create/review supplier product requirement documents and assess supplier technical proposals,
    • Manage detail design and ECN release schedule commitments,
    • Provide/assign technical design support for prototype, pilot, and SOP,
    • Review and approve hydraulic system and component analytical and physical verification tests,
    • Generate hydraulic system team Review Gate (RG) input documentation,
    • Supply general technical hydraulic system design support for platform, procurement, quality, manufacturing, technical publications, and aftermarket teams. Value Improvement Projects (VIP);
      • Identify hydraulic system innovation and/or cost reduction opportunities,
      • Lead system innovation projects to develop new product features including potential intellectual property for HYG,
      • Lead cross functional team to validate system innovation proposals or implement VIP into production. General Product Development;
        • Take a leadership role in identifying and implementing development process improvements,
        • Support Warehouse Product Development Center (WPDC) group initiatives,
        • Participate on WPDC Truck System leadership team,
        • Participate on global hydraulic system Functional Excellence Team (FET),
        • Provide technical support for hydraulic system field issues,
        • Support HYG law and risk Management activities. Hydraulic System Functional Team;
          • Supervise hydraulic team members,
          • Create individual development plans for team,
          • Conduct ongoing and yearly performance evaluations. . The Successful Hydraulic System Leader Must Meet the Following Minimum Qualifications:
            • BS degree in Engineering (minimum requirement).
            • Minimum 8-10 years of experience with design engineering, team leadership and project management.
            • Specialized knowledge of hydraulic system and component design. Broad working knowledge of electric forklift hydraulic systems preferred.
            • Specialized knowledge with electro-hydraulic system and component design preferred.
            • Working experience with hydraulic component suppliers.
            • Working experience with hydraulic manufacturing technology and assembly procedures.
            • Broad knowledge of global hydraulic Codes and Standards.
            • Proficiency in project planning, budgeting, and management.
            • Competency with processes and techniques that yield innovative products.
            • Good judgment and ability to take decisive actions to develop product.
            • Experience in identifying and implementing improved product development processes.
            • Systematic problem-solving capability including principles and methods to troubleshoot and resolve product issues.
            • Attention to detail to ensure accuracy in design and documentation.
            • Good leadership and teamwork skills to drive design team and to work effectively in a cross functional team environment.
            • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
            • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
              • Occasional travel may be required (less than 10% total time) Job ID 0136 Employment Type Full time Work Hours 40 Travel Required 10-25% Primary Location HYG US Greenville, NC (WPDC) Address 5200 Martin Luther King Jr Hwy Zip Code 27834 Field-Based No Relocation Assistance Available Yes We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Hyster-Yale Group, Greenville , Hydraulic System Leader, Other , Greenville, North Carolina

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