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Program Manager-Plant-Oakland County

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To apply for this role please email the recruiter above. Please send an updated word version of your resume along with your target salary

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I look forward to speaking with you and discovering what your next career move could be.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates ongoing program management for launched programs exiting Gate 5
Manages inter-plant projects and carry over programs where product color changes but not the base part number.
Manages Engineering Change and PPAP Process for Effectiveness at Plant Level
Interface with Purchasing and SQE regarding suppliers for development, quality, and continuous improvement activities
Coordinates product improvement activities for cost reductions and achieves cost reduction targets.
Reduce direct labor as a percentage of sales
PPM to maintain BOM. PPE or ME or AME team make mfg plan
Maintains a warranty concern plan for containing and correcting field and return problems.
Maintains and resolves product open issues list.
Maintains product related fiscal Operating Budgets, Contribution Margin. Main focus should be BOM & labor
Maintain purchase requisitions for non-PPAP’d material to support Prototype builds.
Conduct project overview meetings with appropriate colleagues and customers.
Ensures customer deliverables and our measurables are met with good quality and on time.
Ensure company representation at customer product planning and product review functions regarding serial production
Ensures adequate customer in-plant visits and open lines of communication and support.
Team building and leadership of teams to support assigned programs.
Manages Knowledge Management and Lesson Learned systems

Shut down assembly line for quality and safety issues.
Make timing commitments to teams and customers.
Conduct finished good audits.
Provide input into team member annual appraisals.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering plus 5 years automotive industry experience
Technical skills and automotive project management experience required.
Good verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills required.
Excellent time management skills
Fluency in customer’s native language may be required for certain programs
Must be able to travel with little to no notice International travel may be required.

To apply for this role please email the recruiter below. Please send an updated word version of your resume along with your target salary
Suzanne Steele
Manager Talent Acquisition / Sr. Executive Technical Recruiter