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Job Summary

Troy, MI
Automotive and Parts Mfg
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
60,000.00 - 65,000.00 $ /year
Annual Bonus Potential

Program Manager - Automotive

About the Job



Program Manager


Sales and Program Management

General Description:

Complete managerial responsibility and accountability for new project launches. The PM will interface with all departments involved in the project. This position will coordinate all program deliverables to ensure launches meet time and budget requirements . 

Critical Knowledge:

·      B.S. in Business, Engineering, or equivalent experience

·      Knowledge of APQP principles and practices

·      Previous program launch experience

·      General understanding of manufacturing process

·      Strong organization and communication skills

Desirable Knowledge:

·         Interior trim experience

·         Experience with Covisint applications (quotations, timing, capacity management)

·         Knowledge of the Norm ISO-TS 16949

·         Some experience with OEM Accessory Market a plus

Specific Functions.




Lead APQP meetings


Update team on program deliverables and address open items.

Initiate or review Engineering Change Notices

As required

Manage all customer driven change notices.

Present piece price and tooling budget to management

As required

Capture all 'post source' design change compensation

Attend all customer program reviews

As required.

Support customer meeting and report on program status

Desirable Experience:

·      Minimum of three years of experience in the automotive industry.

·      Minimum of two years of experience in program management, quality, or engineering discipline.

·      Microsoft Project, Power Point, Excel, and Word.

Other Abilities:

·      25% Travel.

·      Experience with major Tier 1 supplier portals



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