PROGRAM MANAGER

Windsor ON

Job Type:

Direct Hire

About the Role

Our automotive client is in search of Program Manager. The successful candidate will be a key member of the team and is responsible for the complete management of all assigned programs within their customer team from inception to completion, always meeting or exceeding customer requirements.

  • Track program status and drive continuous improvement activities

  • Follow all Program Management Systems, maintaining timelines and open issues list

  • Provide leadership to the internal cross functional team through the coordination of customer expectations and manufacturing plant(s) activities to ensure on time delivery

  • Achieve all necessary customer, government or other agency approvals to ensure program implementation

  • Participate in quote review meetings, weekly program meeting and global program review meeting

  • Responsible for the development of program budgets and maintaining programs within them

  • Identify cost reductions and assist in implementation

  • Negotiate customer specifications

  • Prepare and perform customer presentations

  • Ensure implementation of customer changes


Required Skills and Qualifications: 

  • 5-7 years related automotive experience

  • Engineering degree required

  • Understanding of the mechanics of plant equipment from processing, testing and inspecting product components/assembly

  • Understanding of customer's quality/manufacturing/engineering methods and practices

  • Excellent customer interaction skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Computer skills

  • Mandarin speaking