Emmanuel KALT

Tassin la Demi Lune

En résumé

Mes compétences :
Engineering manager
Product engineering
Program manager
Customer interface
Compressor development
System Design
Product Development
Gestion de projet


  • Danfoss - Chief Engineer

    Tassin la Demi Lune 2015 - maintenant - Manage a team of 10 in R&D
    - Lead compressor platform engineering development activities to achieve targets for quality / cost / lead-time
    - Develop team competencies and implement continuous improvement of development process
    - Put focus on zero quality defect mindset linked to new project development
    - Promote knowledge and competencies sharing as well as team-work spirit to develop team competency and obtain maximum efficiency of the team
    - Business oriented and open minded daily close work with other departments such as quality, reliability, marketing, purchasing, sales and other engineering teams
  • Delphi, innovation for the real world - Engineering Manager

    2014 - 2015 European Compressors Product Engineering Manager: DELPHI, Bascharage /
    Technical Center )
    Description of duties:
    - Supervision of 7 engineers and designers ;
    - Development of local technical skills ;
    - Improvement of team efficiency using the experience gained in expatriation ;
    - Responsible of product compliance with customer requirements
  • Delphi, innovation for the real world - Engineering Manager

    2011 - 2013 European Compressors Product Engineering Manager: DELPHI, Amherst / Etat de New-
    Description of duties:
    - 30 months expatriation in Delphi worldwide compressor development technical center, in USA. ;
    - In charge of all compressors for European market ( Technical content definition, design to cost,
    validation... )
    - Supervision of local product development team and interface for industrialisation teams in
  • Delphi, innovation for the real world - Compressor Engineering Manager

    2006 - 2011 Compressor Engineering Manager: DELPHI, Bascharage /
    Description of duties:
    * Lead Compressor Product Engineering for European Compressors
    ➢ Develop, lead and manage European Compressor Product Engineering team to meet/exceed
    regional business goals and objectives
    o Develop core product engineering competency
    o Recruit and train candidates/engineers in PE group
    o Ensure products conform to customers requirements and meet the customers needs
    ➢ Support target costing and provide leadership to value streams to achieve plan.
    * Lead compressor Warranty activities
    * Responsible for source selection/validation and product changes
    ➢ Work with global compressor team to ensure all regional pursuits and awarded program
    deliverables are met on time and to requirements
    * European Change Leader for compressors
    * Supervision of a team of 6 people including Product Engineers, Application Engineers and
  • Delphi, innovation for the real world - Program Manager

    2005 - 2006 Program Manager Renault ESPACE J81 HVAC: DELPHI, Bascharage / Luxembourg( Customer Technical
    Center )
    Description of duties:
    * Customer contact for all engineering activities relative to J81 System design
    ➢ Main counterpart person in front of J81 Renault Engineering leader
    * Attend in main customer meetings relative to J81
    * Immediate response to customer engineering needs
    * Track and address all customer system engineering issues
    ➢ Schedule, perform and analyse all system validation issues and implement corrective design
    when required
    ➢ Develop a strong & positive teamwork environment within a functional team (engineering &
    * Planning, execution, reporting of activities 100% on time
    ➢ Share his time between Customer Technical Center, Customer locations and plants
    ➢ Develop & maintain central filing of all engineering related documents

    * Warranty activity :
    o insure customer interface in this matter for Renault
    o lead actions plan to close issue, interfacing with all internal departments and plants
    o report on issues in using standards.
  • Delphi, innovation for the real world - Group leader

    2003 - 2004 Description of duties:
    * Supervision of 3 project engineers and 3 project technicians
    ➢ Lead cost and technical feasibility study for all projects relative to 2 compressors
    manufacturing plants
    * Lead all new programs implementation in the plants
    * Lead all technical changes trough the 2 plants from design to the implementation phase
    ➢ Support manufacturing operations and lead day to day product issues
    * Train factory people about product
  • Delphi, innovation for the real world - Project Engineer

    1998 - 2003 Description of duties:
    * Lead new program implementation for Renault and PSA
    * Lead technical changes from design to implementation for Renault and PSA
    ➢ Be the product engineering representative on the manufacturing site and liaise with Technical
    centers located in Luxembourg, USA and Japan


  • HEI

    Lille 1992 - 1997 Engineering degree

    Generalist Engineer, Mechanical conception orientation