Project Manager- Automotive

Project Manager- Automotive

Remote Work
Detroit
Posted 4 months ago

A Strategic IT Company. Delivering Big Results.

The Project Manager drives, leads and manages a project within the specified time, budget and quality framework to the satisfaction of the customers, ensuring economic success for the company and profitability of the product over lifetime.
Core Responsibilities:

  • Define project goals (financial, scheduling and quality goals)
  • Selecting project core team members in conjunction with the line management
  • Establish adequate project organization (meeting structure, information/ knowledge exchange, documentation, archiving)
  • Setup an initial project plan in accordance with the BU’s valid processes (phases, deliverables,
    milestones/ QGates, etc.)
  • Ensure compliance to the BU’s processes
  • Track the project progress, define corrective measures if deviating from the plan
  • Control the usage of the released project budget and project resources per approved project plan
  • Report the project status in accordance with the valid tool and process set
  • Install and perform professional change management
  • Perform risk assessments

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Representation of project in customer meetings
  • Representation of project interests in supplier meetings
  • Based on professional, well documented change management negotiate changes and claims with the customer and with suppliers
  • Protect confidentiality of project data
  • Based on professional, well documented change management negotiate changes and claims with the customer and with suppliers
  • Protect confidentiality of project data
  • Actively manage stakeholder expectations, inform and involve stakeholders on a regular basis and in an appropriate manner
  • Assign work packages to project team members
  • Help build up a supportive culture of cooperation and team work with the project

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or other related discipline
  • 7 years of experience within the automotive industry (10 Preferred)
  • 3+ years in project management or lead role
  • Experience in design of automotive products and functions
  • Strong Knowledge of automotive vehicles, sub systems and products
  • Strong knowledge of automotive Quality systems and processes
  • Travel 25%

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree in engineering or relevant technical discipline
  • 5+ years of automotive project management experience and PMP certification
  • Experience with Hybrid and Electrical Vehicles, sub-systems and products

Additional information from client:

  • Specifically, looking for someone with extensive automotive experience. The candidate should have a strong background that demonstrates a financial/quality/ budget conscious approach.
  • The candidate’s experience will dictate the salary offered by our client. If the candidate. This salary
    range is from 110k-130k.

Other benefits are:

  • 11-22% annual bonus, 6% 401k match, 14 holidays, 17 PTO days, and health benefits.
  • Currently, this position is remote, but may require a visit to office or customers for meetings. The client will be flexible with work schedule. The client is in Auburn Hills, and is an automotive company.

Job Features

Job CategoryInformation Management Systems

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