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Program Manager needed for automotive manufacturing company

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Emma Goulden
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Salary: $80,000 - $120,000

A bit about us:

We manufacture fully engineered, high-quality components, assemblies and systems such as bumpers and chassis/body structural components for high-volume OEMs as well as niche vehicle manufacturers. We use advanced, proprietary roll- and hot-form manufacturing processes.

Why join us?
  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new plant start-up from the onset
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, our products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers).

Job Details

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all aspects of program management including prototypes, preproduction samples, production start-up, customer launch, and monitoring overall program throughout production
  • "Own" the program management through complete product life-cycle, including all engineering changes to the specific program
  • Ensure the product is being manufactured to all engineering/customer and manufacturing specifications
  • Consult and resolve quality issues as they arise
  • Maintain open communication with various interacting departments including other divisions, as necessary
  • Report on program status and identify critical issues
  • Primary point of communication interface to the customer for the respective program
  • Provide customer presentations and technical support on new product launches both within the company and at the customer
  • Actively investigate, analyze, and present cost saving projects
  • Investigate and stay up to date with new and emerging technologies which may enhance the profitability of the company
  • Prepare engineering and manufacturing feasibility, and prepare quotes for new and existing programs

Education and Experience:
  • College or university degree in mechanical engineering, tool and die experience and or tool and die design
  • 10 years' experience in either engineering or tooling with an automotive background
  • Excellent problem-solving techniques required
  • Frequent travel and fluency in English required

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