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Program Manager Apr. 23, 2018

Objective
The Program Manager is responsible for coordinating with other departments to launch programs on-time and to manage project cost while communicating financial impacts of program direction to all stake holders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the business leader responsible for Programs/Projects from inception to the conclusion of the program. Represent Mobis with customers.
  • Assist in targeting, pursuing and winning opportunities.
  • Coordinate with other departments or members in the organization to achieve specified timing goals on secured projects.
  • Communicate changes to all stake holders, collect and present costs for changes to the customer and internal teams
  • Develop and maintain program timing plan with all key milestones.
  • Track all open issues, conduct review meetings internal and external with customers.
  • Build rapport and maintain strong relationships with customer engineering and purchasing personnel.
  • Take full responsibility in leading the organization to program launch.
  • Ensure programs launch on time and meet project deliverables. 
  • Maintain clear track from the original quotation to the final launch cost.
  • Ensure all applicable invoicing is presented by finance to the customer and follow through to track and ensure payment in full has been received.
  • Ensure program profitability (component, capital, and tooling). 
  • Oversee functional areas during development to meet key deliverables (Engineering, Sales, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Finance, Quality, and Production). 
  • Monitor timing, quality, technical and financial risks and issues on assigned projects. Mitigate risks or resolve issues where possible. Elevate and focus management attention when there is not timely resolution. 
  • Ensure that timely and accurate Gate Reviews (APQP) and routine reports are conducted on assigned projects, using these tools to expose risks and elevate issues.

Collaborative Working Relationships

  • Manufacturing
  • Purchasing
  • Sales & Customer
  • Engineering

Key Tasks

  • Own Timing / Deliverables
  • Track Open Issues / Project Costs
  • Customer communication

Experience Level

  • Experience in automotive industry required (5+ years with OEM/Tier 1 preferred). Cross-functional, project management experience desired. 

Educational Requirement

  • BS in engineering or applicable field 

Additional Experiences

  • APQP, OEM/Tier 1 Automotive Manufacturing, Purchasing or Sales is beneficial
  • PMI certification desired

Required Skills

  • Budget Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Computer (Microsoft office suite, Project, Internet based systems)

Key Result Areas & Success Indicators

  • Achieving timing milestones
  • Launch to budget
  • Achieve product cost structure

Travel Requirements

  • Need to be able to travel within USA, to Mexico and Asia

Language Requirements   

  • English
  • Korean or Spanish is a plus

Competencies

  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Interpersonal
  • Communication
  • Time management

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