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Program Manager

Career Transitions, LLC
Elkhart, IN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $90,000 to $100,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical,
Job Description

Program Manager

Full-Time

Elkhart, IN

Compensation DOE: Up to $100K

Career Transitions is engaged to identify a Program Manager that is responsible for leading the Cross-functional project teams and business metrics in the execution of a variety of projects ranging from continuous improvement of existing products to the development and implementation of new components, processes and products. This position will be responsible for leading major and complex product development projects from conception through completion. Particular emphasis will be placed on leading the Engineering and new product development tasks, assignments, and will rely on detailed project engineering deliverables.

Program Manager Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement projects/programs in multiple products, including new products and evolutionary features.
  • Manage resources and deliverables with internal talent and external opportunities.
  • Develop and execute project schedules, based on requirements and market needs.
  • Own project definition, business metrics and project management of multiple projects and teams.
  • Lead engineering in a methodical and fact-based process, as well as cross-functional support teams from concept to completion of the project, including lessons learned and their application. Accountable for the daily results and performance of engineering members of the project team.
  • Own development and implementation of process to support product performance, quality and on time delivery (QCD).
  • Train, and mentor other Engineers and supporting staff, especially in the areas of product development process and project management methods.
  • Input and assessments of project team members for performance reviews.
  • Develop and manage schedules of all functions to ensure timely completion.
  • Ensure APQP compliance during engineering development activities, as well as interface deliverables.
  • Manage access to trucks and OE CAD data via various avenues including SEMA and direct contact with OEM representatives.
  • Ensure mold shop/production tooling schedules are aligned to project schedules, as well as insure supplier tooling and production readiness activities are coordinated to meet project needs.
  • Benchmark competitor’s products, produce technical, and market analysis as needed during early stages of projects.
  • Utilize and coordinate robust product designs practices within Engineering.
  • Interface with customers to obtain technical requirements and engineering specifications (QFD and related activities).
  • Own all aspects of product development from charter and Voice of Customer to production and market readiness - including installation guides with training for sales and customer service personnel to ensure market launch success.

Program Manager Requirements:

BS in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil Engineering with strong background in project management, either as a dedicated Program Manager or a seasoned Project Engineer. Previous OEM automotive experience, or similar industry, with ability to switch from engineering leader, to project manager, to OEM program execution. Experience with development and ownership of “concept to completion” stage gate methodology. Experience in presenting gate reviews, gate packages, senior leadership product development reviews in a disciplined and detailed product development process.

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Career Transitions is actively recruiting for this role and introducing qualified candidates to the hiring manager. Career Transitions offers Recruiting, Contract Staffing, and Outplacement services nationally. Our team members have extensive experience working with technical, degreed, and astute professionals throughout the employment lifecycle. Our recruiting services support functional area's of Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Customer Service and Support, Engineering and Technology, Human Resources, Industrial, Manufacturing, Operations, Sales and Marketing, Science and Research, Software and Development, Supply Chain, Warehouse, Distribution.
To learn more about our firm https://www.careertransitionsllc.com
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Company Description
Custom recruiting firm with 25+ years of business experience serving customers throughout the US.

Services include:
- Retained Search
- Contingency Search
- Professional Contract Staffing
- Career Management
- Transition Support Services
- Market Research

Our team members work with equal opportunity employers/veterans/disabled supporting enterprises and have extensive experience working with technical, degreed, and astute professionals throughout the employment lifecycle. Our recruiting services support functional areas of Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Customer Service and Support, Engineering and Technology, Human Resources, Industrial, Manufacturing, Operations, Sales and Marketing, Science and Research, Software and Development, Supply Chain, Warehouse, Distribution.

To learn more about our firm, visit https://www.careertransitionsllc.com
To explore our national job openings visit https://www.careertransitionsllc.com/jobs

Career Transitions, LLC

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Elkhart, IN
USA

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