Overall program management responsibilities to oversee the program from concept through launch. Present the status of each program to management including milestone planning, deliverables, launch readiness, etc. Lead a multi-disciplinary team to achieve customers and organizational goals within budget. Program management liaison for internal and external customers.
? Lead weekly cross-functional team meetings to insure internal and external customers? successful outcomes of any program event/issues such as Special Builds, Audits ECNs, BOMs, Launches etc., while maintaining forecast budgets.
? Maintain Open Issues Reports and due date timing; hold people accountable for deliverables.
? Work with the customers both internal and external directly as the main interface for the project.
? Complete program tracking documentations and monthly Senior Management updates via Summary Sheets.
? Managing development, reviewing process and obtaining sign-offs for programs.
? Lead and engage in trouble shooting with the team to develop options for success during complex situations.
? Assure adherence to APQP / PPAP deliverables.
? Prepare and complete action plans; production productivity for programs, resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
? Supportfinancial objectives by forecasting requirements; providing inputs for project and an annual budget.
? Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
? Originate, organize and manage timelines and appropriately escalate issues.
? Travel20-25% to meet suppliers, internal/external customer needs.
? Bachelor?s degree strongly preferred.
? 4+yrs of aftermarket and/or OEM Program Management experience in an automotive environment. Truck components knowledge a plus.
? Demonstrate effective verbal/written communication skills with all staff.
? People Management, Financial Planning and Strategy, Strategic Planning, Dealing with Complexity, Analyzing Information, Vision, Performance Management, Multi-tasking skills.
? Experienceworking with multiple programs in a fast paced environment
? Hands-on experience with program sign-offs, supplier and customer interface and managing cross-functional teams.
? Strong analytical skills, comfortable dealing with internal and external customers at all levels of the organizational structure.
? Excellent leadership and teambuilding skills.
? Proficient with MSOffice, MSProject and/or other program management systems.