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Program Manager - Chassis - Plymouth, MI

Quick Facts
Company Name:MOBIS NORTH AMERICA, LLC
Location:Plymouth, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Sales
Pay:Salary
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Description

Objective
The Program Manager is responsible for coordinating with other departments to launch programs on-time and to cost.


Key Responsibilities

  1. Act as the business leader responsible for Programs/Projects from inception to the conclusion of the program. Represent Mobis with customers.
  2. Coordinate with other departments or members in the organization to achieve specified goals.
  3. Develop and maintain program timing plan with all key milestones.
  4. Track all open issues, conduct review meetings internal and external with customers.
  5. Build rapport and maintain strong relationships with customers.
  6. Take full responsibility in leading the organization to program launch.
  7. Ensure programs launch on time and meet project deliverables. 
  8. Ensure program profitability (component, capital, tooling). 
  9. Oversee functional areas during development to meet key deliverables (Engineering, Sales, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Finance, Quality, Production). 
  10. Monitor timing, quality, technical and financial risks and issues on assigned projects. Mitigate risks or resolve issues where possible. Elevate and focus management attention when there is not timely resolution. 
  11. Ensure that timely and accurate Gate Reviews (APQP) and routine reports are conducted on assigned projects, using these tools to expose risks and elevate issues.

Collaborative Working Relationships

  • Manufacturing
  • Purchasing
  • Sales & Customer
  • Engineering

Key Tasks

  • Own Timing / Deliverables
  • Track Open Issues / Budgets 

Experience Level

  • Experience in automotive industry required (10+ years with OEM/Tier 1 preferred). Cross-functional, project management experience desired. 

Educational Requirement

  • BS in engineering (electrical or mechanical concentration) required.  MS in engineering or MBA preferred.

Additional Experiences

  • APQP, OEM/Tier 1 Automotive Manufacturing, Purchasing or Sales is beneficial
  • PMI certification desired

Required Skills

  • Budget Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Computer (Microsoft office suite, Project, Internet based systems)

Key Result Areas & Success Indicators

  • Achieving timing milestones
  • Launch to budget
  • Achieve product cost structure

Travel Requirements

  • Need to be able to travel within USA, to Mexico and Asia

Language Requirements

  • English
  • Korean or Spanish is a plus

Competencies

  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Interpersonal
  • Communication
  • Time management


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