DuPont Automotive Technology Leader (m/f) in Hessen, Germany

Automotive Technology Leader (m/f) (Job Number: TEC00001384)


Job description

  • DuPont Electronic Materials (EM) is an innovative leader in electronic materials including Kapton® polyimide films and Pyralux® polyimide laminates in various industries such as consumer electronics, automotive, military/aerospace, network/telecom, and semiconductor.

  • Responsible for the Automotive Segment who will drive critical business and application development programs in automotive segment including e-motor, battery, power devices, thermal management, and wire-harness replacement, closely working with Automotive Marketing team.

  • This person is supposed to be a “technology expert” of Automotive Electronics for EM, accumulating expertise of key applications and materials, establishing strong relationship and trust with leading Automotive OEM’s and Tier-1’s.

  • Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and understand technology trends, unmet needs, critical priorities, and requirements of key applications and materials in Automotive Electronics

  • Help Automotive Marketing team develop and keep upgrading Automotive industry’s technology roadmap and EM’s technology & product road map

  • Closely work with Automotive Marketing team, EMEA sales team, and US/EMEA technology team (application development team and R&D team)

  • Collaborate with other DuPont business that support and supply materials into the Automotive Segment

  • Support the technology side of the business/application development programs, to accelerate the commercialization

  • Coordinate the building of prototypes, material supply to Tier-1 supplier, OEM’s developmental programs.

  • Educate the EM organization about the Automotive Electronics technologies, applications, material needs, and requirements

  • Establish and enhance DuPont’s brand recognition as a technology leader in Automotive Electronics technology community by presentations, speeches, and publications, working with Automotive Marketing team and Marketing Communication team

  • Maintain strong relationship with fabricators and convertors, and continue to coach them and develop their capabilities, to develop win-win-win relationship for all of DuPont, fabricators/convertors, and OEM/Tier-1


  • Extensive automotive electronics industry experience – R&D, product development, or business development, from major Tier-1 device/system suppliers or OEM

  • Understanding of automotive industry, technology, organization, and key people/positions for technology development

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technology (chemical, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or material science) field; MBA is plus

  • Ability to travel 30%-50%, primarily in EMEA.

  • Experience in independent business and application development

  • Strong external market orientation and experience interacting with customers and external partners.

  • Strong personal leadership skills, including demonstrated ability to lead through influence across organizational boundaries.

  • Ability to function effectively in diverse environments ranging from highly technical applications to marketing to sales and negotiating programs with multiple parallel paths

  • Demonstrated self-starter with initiative to identify growth opportunities, coordinate & drive actions to influence customer.

  • Languages- Fluent English; German is a plus

  • Location

  • Home office, Europe

  • Ideally Germany or France

  • Other EU countries are possible

Primary Location: EMEA-Germany-Hessen-Neu Isenburg

Organization: Electronics & Communications


Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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