Manage new products and engineering changes for assigned products and customers to assure on-time and on budget launches via the establishment and monitoring of program timelines, open issues matrixes, budgets and advanced program quality planning status sheets.
In this role, you will be responsible to
participate in regular discussions with internal and external customers on relevant engineering topics. Generate and justify program budget for management approval.
Plan and lead testing efforts including; creation of test plans, resource planning, performance of QA testing, identification and creation of testing data needs, coordination between technical and business resources, documentation and management of results, communication to management and regression testing.
This position is responsible for managing aspects of technical projects assigned within the respective business unit. This role will utilize strong technical expertise to help the Division achieve goals of executing projects on time, on budget and within scope.
Candidate must have ability to manage the customer by tactfully requiring timely information, selling recovery approaches and minimizing customer reactions to project delays by instilling confidence in company proposed approach.
The NPI Program Manager is the primary customer interface during the development, qualification and launch for their assigned portfolio. They are responsible for ensuring program deliverables are aligned with customer needs; delivered on time, within the budget, at or below target cost and expected yields.
Provide an enterprise view of the business to provide clear direction and leadership on complex high impact projects. Creates risk mitigation plans, considering all drivers of project risk (cost, quality, technology, supply base, customer deliverables, brands, trade partners, manufacturing, operations).
In this role, you will be responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project.