Automotive Director of Program Management

Confidential Company  •  Charlotte, MI and Lansing, MI

5 - 7 years experience  •  Engineering Services

$120K - $156K
Posted on 08/17/17 by Nicole Lytwyn
Charlotte, MI
5 - 7 years experience
Engineering Services
$120K - $156K
Posted on 08/17/17 by Nicole Lytwyn


   : Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) in Business, Supply Chain Management, Operations, Engineering or Finance.

   : Minimum of 4 years Program Management and Contract Administration experience with demonstrated leadership skills required.

   : Proven ability to:

      o Plan and handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.

      o Ability to lead cross functionally with no direct reports.

      o Achieve results while working within budget constraints.

      o Execute day-to-day operations while maintaining the ability to think strategically.

      o Take the initiative to independently research issues/problems and offer alternative solutions.

   : Creative and innovative team player

   : Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities

   : Sound judgment with the ability to make timely decisions

   : Able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

   : Commitment to providing excellent customer support

   : Willing to improve self / area / company (including pursuing additional training, if needed)

   : Willing to travel, as needed


The Sr. Program Manager will manage the staff of Manufacturing Program Managers who champion the manufacturing initiative with the responsibility of managing scope, cost, quality, timing, human resources, procurement, risk, communication and integration of manufacturing.


   : Implement and maintain a product launch process.

   : Coach and mentor Manufacturing Program Managers to ensure that company objectives are met.

   : Manage projects as needed:

      o Act as the primary client contact during all phases of the contract from order reciept to delivery.

      o Ensure compliance with and delivery of all contractual commitments.

      o Maintain critical path timeline and manage cross functionally to achieve it.

      o Deliver regular project status reports to the customer, dealer, and internal stakeholders to every project.

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