Program Manager

Confidential Company  •  Florence, AL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Automotive.

$80K - $100K
Posted on 06/09/18 by Lois Rupkey
Confidential Company
Florence, AL
5 - 7 years experience
Automotive.
$80K - $100K
Posted on 06/09/18 Lois Rupkey

Our automotive client is looking to add a Program Manager to their team in the Florence, AL area. They are a growing company with a fast-paced, team oriented environment.

Must Have:

*         Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline required. Master* s degree in Engineering or MBA is preferred.

*         6 to 8 years of experience in program management, design, product development, sales, quality, engineering, and/or manufacturing within the automotive industry.

    Ability to monitor several program schedules and balance multiple priorities.
    Computer skills using standard business software (including MS Office programs).

Key Responsibilities:

*         The Program Manager performs in the lead role *  the focal point *  for product development and launch for both the customer and company.

*         Leads Core Team activities, including: planning new program launch; creating project schedules with key milestones; defining each functional area* s deliverables; communicating plans, schedules, and changes; and generating consensus from the team.

*         Understands all customer requirements for the project, communicates them to the team, and ensures that the team meets or exceeds them.

*         Ensures adherence to project plan and schedule by conducting core team meetings, generating follow-up documents, managing open issues, facilitating team member* s jobs, and soliciting management support in overcoming problems.

*         Budgets, tracks, and, controls all project costs in real time, ensuring that all chargeable costs are assigned to the customer, and obtaining management approval for all cost overruns.

*         Authorizes and controls changes in the program affecting the agreed to targets and/or objectives.

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