Benchmarking Engineer – Automotive Infotainment (M/F)

Country
France
Town
Paris
Contract
permanent position
Company
Parrot Faurecia Automotive
Description
Would you like to be part of a French company known for its innovation and agility ?

Come and join Parrot Faurecia Automotive ! A leading automotive equipment manufacturer with a start-up mentality, working to develop the cockpit of the future !

Located in central Paris, our teams engineer innovative technologies by developing man-machine interfaces based on Android Auto to provide an intuitive connected experience to end users. Our embedded electronic solutions are equipped with powerful multi-core graphics processors to provide quick response times for multiple simultaneous instructions.

Join us in taking up one of the greatest challenges of the automotive industry !


We are looking for Benchmarking Engineer – Automotive Infotainment (M/F)


CONTEXT & JOB OVERVIEW

Parrot Faurecia Automotive designs, develops and markets infotainment products for passenger vehicles and commercial trucks. Parrot pioneered Bluetooth in-vehicle hands-free communication and brought the first Android-based car radio to the market. Parrot Faurecia Automotive has proven its experience as a strong contributor to the industry by equipping more than 50M vehicles.
Its extensive technology portfolio includes best-in-class analog and digital radio reception, voice recognition and seamless smartphone integration. Parrot's Android-based infotainment systems cover the front and the rear of the vehicle.

We are looking for a senior engineer benchmarking infotainment and connectivity technology and competition within Parrot Faurecia Automotive Business Development & Marketing department.
Market intelligence will feed:
- specific customer approach (pricing, positioning)
- product roadmap & innovation

The key role will be to identify relevant target vehicles and technologies to benchmark in collaboration with the top management. Responsible for selecting and managing subcontractors for technical benchmark (BOM, costing, etc.) compiling data, drafting clear executive summaries as well as in-depth functional and technical reports in order to adjust our target business list and product strategy together with other departments: sales, marketing and innovation.
A strong contribution to the product plan definition is also expected with continuous benchmark of innovation in the field of connected and autonomous car.

We are looking for a dynamic profile with excellent interpersonal and adaptation skills. A good knowledge of the automotive industry, electronics and software is required to ensure a firm grasp of our automotive infotainment products.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

You are in charge of:
• Identifying relevant vehicles and infotainment systems to benchmark
o Market intelligence & analysis (ie. HIS)
o Synchronization with sales team, adjustment of target business list
• Identifying key innovations and new technologies
o Contributing to product roadmap definition
o Continuous benchmark of innovation in automotive electronics and Software- Connected car & services, intelligent mobility, cockpit of the future, etc. and by attending automotive fairs and tradeshows.
o Make or buy analyses together with innovation and R&D teams.
o Contributing to innovation workshops
• Leading technical & functional benchmark (Managing subcontractors)
• Coordinating functional tests and tear downs
• Digital marketing, analysis & reporting


QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

You have an engineering or marketing degree, strong know-how and interest in the field of electronics, software, IoT, computer science.

You have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in Digital.

Technical skills required :
• Innovation/Consulting/Benchmarking skills
• Ability to quickly weight the value add of given technologies
• Working knowledge of automotive and connected technology
• Ability to build rapport and work with 3rd parties. Excellent communication skills
• Reporting & presentations (PPT)

You are interested and curious, well organized and proactive with a can-do attitude.

Your English is fluent for frequent written and oral exchanges