MCi (Mirror Controls International) designs, produces and sells actuators for the automotive industry.
As the patents on the bestselling glass actuator expire and the competition increases, a new and much cheaper glass actuator was needed which is protected by new patents.
During my permanent job as Product Engineer I led the project team. I was in charge of concept choices and led the technical aspects during product development. In this position I was the technical dialogue partner for internal and external stakeholders and was responsible for the entire product documentation.
The design of the Smart Drive Glass Actuator was granted with two patents.
- WO2019182442 (A1) – Drive for an adjusting instrument, in particular for adjusting an exterior vision unit of a motor vehicle
- DE102019108303 (A1) – Sichteinstellmechanismus und Stellmittel für einen solchen