Nexteer Automotive Electric Propulsion Program Manager- Auburn Hills (2020) in Auburn Hills, Michigan
POSITION: Program Manager, Electric Propulsion
MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Deliver a Perfect Launch for Nexteer Electric Propulsion
Achieve Financial expectations from the AR – OI, IRR, Capital Spending
Provide effective leadership in executing the project and leading the team to achieve full PPAP on time and to achieve a Perfect launch
Utilize effectively theCustomerProgramImplementation process and tools when required. Major tools include: CPI Process Map, CPI Web System, Enterprise Reviews and Design Reviews. Make determination for when to bypass CPI process due irrelevance in areas that are not being traditionally developed.
Review & document project boundaries, objectives and deliverables (PDT1-2 BOM Risk Assessment and PDT1-3 Timing Workshop)
Prepare & lead project planning meetings (Project Timeline & CPI Web System)
Drive discipline & accountability in project plans
Prepare, manage, and lead risk management plans. Utilize the escalation process as appropriate to assure adherence to program imperatives.
Maintain program management trackers to accurately understand & communicate project status. This includes monthly Launch Review updates
Enter project data and plan into documentation systems
Coordinate/optimize/track cross-functional efforts to meet program imperatives
Lead with Sales the customer relationship for the project including the customer communication, coordination and issue resolution within the enterprise
Coordinate with functional groups to review project team member roles and responsibilities. Provide performance feedback as required.
Maintain appropriate program documentation to comply with TS requirements
Major: Engineering preferred
10+ years of relevant experience
Effective oral & written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Conflict resolution & risk escalation skills
Excellent leadership skills in a team environment
Experience with the product development process
Understanding of technical & commercial aspects of product line
Understanding of project management knowledge areas and skills
Computer competency in Microsoft Office and Project software
Willingness and ability to travel and conduct weekly phone meetings with China team.
Understanding of problem solving skills, including “5 Why Analysis Training”