Title: Program Manager
Location: Novi, MI
Description / Scope of Role
The Program Manager role will be responsible for implementing program management standards for the program, establishing program management practices, processes, tools, techniques, data capture and reporting metrics to support robust project governance and enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of program.
Implement project level governance, planning, tracking and reporting of cost, timing, and delivery quality & risks and forecasting of project level metrics. The role will establish best practice for the program drawing from TTL Regional and Global and best practice and required continuous improvement.
Reporting to the Chief Engineer this position will work closely with the program Chief & Lead Engineers, the overall Project Director and customer program management teams to align the program management practices and needs of all stakeholders.
The position will also work with the Regional Head/s, Global PMO team, CoEs, IT, Global Delivery Excellence teams, Commercial, Business planning and Financial functions to understand and align with available TTL global best practice and policies and input feedback for continuous improvement of TTL program management practice.
?Working closely with the Chief Engineer, support the definition and implementation of program management policies, practices, tools and techniques.
? Create and maintain program governance documents ? Contact lists, meeting schedules, change management documentation, etc.
? Create and maintain program performance tracking metrics and supporting documents ? Master timing plans, delivery status, program open issues and budget tracking etc.
? Create and maintain program resource utilization tracking metrics and supporting documents ? Resource allocations, resource needs and forecasts and deliverables achievement (earned value) etc.
? Creates and Maintains the TATA owned master bill of material database and robustness of related metrics reporting and controls.
? Establish program management and reporting tracking across geographically distributed support teams (UK, India, Romania, US).
?Support in the definition, coordination and control of distributed work packages across the global program team.
? Established Program management, document management processes to ensure an auditable documentation traceability and retention policy.
? Prepare reports and presentations of program status for the project governance committee as required.
? Deploy align and support the program executive management to institutionalize new processes across all program stakeholders.
? Provide program status reporting across all programme activities (Cost, Quality, timing, ?. Etc.)
?Work closely with IT and process owners to seek efficient IT enabling technologies and process.
?Supports the Program Director & Sales / Commercial stakeholders to coordinate customers quotes and commercial change management proposals and associated documentation.
?Support the program as required with facilities management activities as required.
? Creates and chairs Program management metric review and reporting meetings, minute taking and open issues tracking as required.
? Prepares presentations for program milestone reviews
? Manage deliverables, timelines, payments for vendors and other program related partners
? Coordinate technical deliverables between onsite and offshore teams, manage timeline and budgets
? Assist with component sourcing coordination
? Upholds and promotes TATA quality policies, practices, rules and principles.
? Conforms to TATA employment rules, regulations and code of conduct.
? Operates flexibly conducts all duties reasonable requested by direct manager, customer and or key stakeholders.
? Maintains strict confidentiality in all program commercial and personnel matters
Qualification & Experience
? BS degree in a relevant Engineering or Technology field (such as Mechanical, Electrical or manufacturing Engineering, or applied science such as Automotive engineering) is strongly preferred.
? An BA in Business Administration / program Management maybe accepted with experience in an automotive, large appliances engineering environment.
? An advanced degreeMS or MBA is desirable.
?Engineeringexperience within the commodities/automotive segment
? Program management experience within the commodities /automotive segment
?Experience of advanced technology environment is beneficial / desirable
?Experience of working with senior level and global stakeholders
?Experienced in the use of Microsoft office tools with a high level of expertise in Excel and Power Point. Data base experience beneficial.
?Experienced working with Bill of Materials
Special / Other requirements:
? Customer Centricity: Ensures the delivery of exceptional customer service.
? Drive for Results: Demonstrates and fosters a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals - Proficient
? Teamwork and Collaboration: Fosters a sense of teamwork, leverages differences, and facilitates the effective interaction and contribution of others to achieve goals