Expert Engine and Vehicle Control Unit Project Manager

  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Centro Studi Componenti per Veicoli S.p.A.

Company Description

At Bosch, we care; for you, our business, and our environment.

Let’s turn visions into reality. At Bosch, we shape the future by inventing high-quality technologies and services that spark enthusiasm and enrich people’s lives. Our areas of activity are every bit as diverse as our outstanding Bosch-teams around the world. Their creativity is the key to innovation through connected living, mobility or industry. Our responsibility goes far beyond ‘business’. We’re independent of stock markets and bound to the purpose of the Robert Bosch Foundation; our success directly benefits society, the environment, and future generations. Our promise to our associates is rock-solid: we grow together, we enjoy our work, and we inspire each other. Join in and feel the difference.

Centro Studi Componenti per Veicoli S.p.A.,

with headquarters in Modugno (BA) and about 310 employees, is the largest Research and Development center of the Bosch Group in Italy, where the Common Rail system was born and developed in the 1980s.

In addition to the consolidated activity on high pressure pumps, CVIT developed the DNOX system for the reduction of nitrogen oxides from exhaust gases for commercial vehicles. In collaboration with the main car manufacturers and the parent company, it carries out activities in the field of engineering for applications on engines and vehicles, studies electronic systems for service and calibration on diesel, gasoline, hybrid and electric engines and recently also motorcycles, having facilities available for Testing activities, equipped with the most up-to-date equipment.

Our strengths? Excellent know-how, creativity and innovation, integration with the production site and internationality. Centro Studi Componenti per Veicoli has also developed a strong link with the local area and is a main player in activities aimed at creating and promoting training and employment.

Why do we do it? We believe it is strategic to grow and invest in people to make the entire system grow. Bari is always one step ahead!

Job Description

What will you take care of?

The Engine and Vehicle Control Unit Project Manager works for development of state of the art cross domain products, integrating HW electronics and embedded SW solutions. The Project Manager is in charge to lead the project team and is responsible for achieving the project objectives by leading and coordinating cross-functional or multi-disciplinary teams. ECU/VCU PjM reports to the management level responsible for the business success of their project deliverables.

The resource will support the team in the following activities:                        

  • Overall technically and economically responsible for the Engine/Vehicle control Unit product/project (sub-projects HW, SW, CAL and services within scope of sold business case (sold product)) and the associated development.
  • Responsible for achieving the project objectives and goals “on time”, “on spec/quality”, “on budget”, “on profit” as contracted in project charter.
  • Maintain and increase customer satisfaction by appropriate customer communication regarding project deliverables and achievement of customer project goals
  • To be the customer interface for the product & associated development
  • Responsible for target achievement (according to Project Charter) and deviation counter-measures
  • Escalate critical issues and decision needs beyond agreed project management plan to line management, project sponsor or project review committee
  • Issue directives to the project team members and delegate responsibilities to them
  • Approve purchasing requests within approved project management plan


Education: Mechatronics Engineering, Control Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, or equivalent

Experience and know-how: Good system overview and understanding of the interaction of HW and SW in connection with powertrains. Profound project management expertise (minimum 5 years experience), including processes, methods and tools. Background knowledge of Automotive-SPICE

Working Method: Independent and goal-oriented way of working, good analytical skills and coordination skills, team player attitude within a diverse and multicultural environment, proactive working style, customer orientation. Ability to take decisions based on profound technical and commercial knowledge of the product to be developed and launched

Language skills: Good English language skills required; in best case, basic knowledge of German language

Personality: High motivation and willingness to take responsibilities, self-standing personality, flexibility and ability to work under pressure. Availability for abroad assignments for short or medium periods as a nice-to-have.

Additional Information

Bosch is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age, disability or any other protected class.

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