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Program Manager

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Location
Florence, AL
Salary
$1,000 - $1,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor
Date
May 11, 2018
Job ID
2596697
Our automotive client is looking to add a Program Manager to their team in the Florence, AL area. They are a growing company with a fast-paced, team oriented environment.
 
Must Have:
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline required. Master’s degree in Engineering or MBA is preferred.
  • 6 to 8 years of experience in program management, design, product development, sales, quality, engineering, and/or manufacturing within the automotive industry.
  • Ability to monitor several program schedules and balance multiple priorities.
  • Computer skills using standard business software (including MS Office programs).
Key Responsibilities:
  • The Program Manager performs in the lead role — the focal point — for product development and launch for both the customer and company.
  • Leads Core Team activities, including: planning new program launch; creating project schedules with key milestones; defining each functional area’s deliverables; communicating plans, schedules, and changes; and generating consensus from the team.
  • Understands all customer requirements for the project, communicates them to the team, and ensures that the team meets or exceeds them.
  • Ensures adherence to project plan and schedule by conducting core team meetings, generating follow-up documents, managing open issues, facilitating team member’s jobs, and soliciting management support in overcoming problems.
  • Budgets, tracks, and, controls all project costs in real time, ensuring that all chargeable costs are assigned to the customer, and obtaining management approval for all cost overruns.
  • Authorizes and controls changes in the program affecting the agreed to targets and/or objectives.