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Program Manager
Auburn Hills, Michigan
$110k - $120k / Year

Position No Longer Open

Posted 12/06/2016

Required Skills

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in business management, engineering or other area
  • Experience: 5+ years of experience with project management including a broad understanding of product development engineering, production and quality processes
  • Experience in the automotive industry and APQP is required
  • Program Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
  • Hybrid electronics or advanced battery technology experience is preferred
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office software to be able to track and analyze spreadsheets and plans
  • Demonstrated strong communication / negotiation skills to work with internal and external contacts at all levels within the organization and represent the company in a professional manner
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills for successful performance of job duties
  • Carry out projects, broad in nature, from beginning to end in coordination with internal and external contacts
  • Strong organizational, project management, and leadership skills to prioritize, coordinate activities, manage conflicting needs, and deal with many issues at one time
  • Able to work independently under little or no supervision

Job Description

  • Develop, initiate and drive processes in the organization to achieve the project targets including quoting, release and reporting processes, change, BOM, risk and requirement management
  • Provides expert technical leadership in coordinating, facilitation, motivating, and directing efforts of cross functional program and concept development teams including individuals from Finance, Engineering, Quality, Purchasing and Manufacturing
  • Gains support for and develops process, product and program controls and ensures all groups involved understand demands for interconnected processes
  • Create a detailed process roll-out plan based on internal and customer defined milestones and utilize program management tools to track progress to the plan
  • Ensures customer and company requirements are met including cost, quality, timing, and overall scope of the program(s) and / or department(s)
  • Works with internal and external resources to maintain customer requirements, milestones and timing and aligns with company processes
  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts, researches, recommends, and initiates implementation of enhancements to products, processes and programs
  • Leads effective lessons learned processes within and between the programs and departments
  • Determine the process format, reporting, escalation and meeting structure and moderate reviews
  • Performs other duties as necessary for completion of projects and achievement of goals
  • Provides work direction to other staff
  • Performs other duties as necessary and provides work direction to other staff
  • All other duties as assigned

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