Program Manager – New Posting!

 Program Manager

Detroit, MI

We are partnered with a global leader and manufacturer of Electronic sensing devices who is seeking a Program Manager with 5+ years automotive experience and 2+ years Program Management experience.

Job Description:

The Program Manager supports one or more customers/products in all program management issues.  He/she provides leadership to the organization in meeting all requirements (cost, timing, quality and performance) regarding program implementation and follow-up.  This includes the leadership and responsibility for all new programs as well as the monitoring of all needed changes/improvements on the existing products.  He/she will lead cross-functional teams and manage all commercial, manufacturing, technical, and quality issues both within the company via Product Development Team (PDT), and between the company and customer design release engineer (DRE).

Authority:

Independent management of all relevant issues within programs according to Company’s Project Structure Plan (PSP) and Scheduler

Decision on needed urgent actions to limit Company’s risks within the dedicated programs.

Leading of the identified personnel within the program teams.

Release of orders for material, tools, etc. when the budget of the dedicated program(s) is concerned.

Responsibilities:

Program management from inception to completion, ensuring programs launch on time and meet company deliverables (cost, quality, and performance).

Responsible to ensure that all customer requirements (cost, timing, quality and performance) are met.  This includes new programs as well as current running products.

Performance of ongoing risk analysis leading the company’s activities in the resolution of high risk points on programs and running products.

Monitoring all changes and improvements on product of the dedicated customer(s).  The target is to be defined in discussion with the Business Line (BL) Team/System Engineers actions to improve functionality and cost.  Handle all changes within the discussed timeframe.

Degree:  Engineering degree preferred

Salary: Base salary plus bonus opportunity and great benefits.

 

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