Program Manager

Lansing, MI 48917

Posted: 04/25/2023 Job Number: 23723370

Job Description

Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) has a Tier-1 automotive client in the Lansing, MI area seeking a Program Manager for Direct Hire.

Specific Job Duties:
  • Support development of the product by effective product quality plans including FMEA' s, timing charts, open issue reports, process and product validation, flow charts and all APQP requirements.
  • Interface with the Program Manager, Design Lead to ensure a successful hand-off for program execution post OK to Tool Part Data release.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by providing design and technical assistance in design reviews and presentations as well as competitive estimates for tooling and product.
  • Ensure DexSys DFM objectives are met
  • Support all customer PDT and Design Review Meetings until Hand-off to Launch PM' s and support periodically thereafter. This may include off-hour meetings with China / Korea / India or other Engineering Teams around the world.
  • Excellent applied knowledge of customer operating systems product development and product approval systems
  • Mentor and assist Program Managers and Product Engineers where applicable.
  • Assist in determining and maintaining appropriate resource levels for current program needs.
  • Support manufacturing departments as required in new programs, current production, and executing customer-initiated engineering changes.
  • Provide support for error proofing and continuous improvement activities.
  • Assist in development of methods, procedures and work instructions to successfully manage:
    1. competitive quoting for product and tools
    2. effective cost tracking and launching tools within planned costs
    3. launch of new product
  • Participate as a member of cross-functional teams for APQP, continuous improvement, and other corrective action as required.
  • Facilitate Quote Kick-Off Meeting, periodic program and design review meetings and support standard program Launch Meeting s after hand-off.
  • Support Program Managers with Trax Updates for Gate 0, 1, 2 and facilitate gate review as required for gate 0-2.
  • Assist the DexSys New Business Manager and Sales Administration Manager in new program quoting and tech reviews.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as required.  Related Work Experience
  • Minimum seven years program management experience required.
  • Must have strong leadership ability
  • Strong applied fascia design knowledge
  • Strong Understanding of Product Development Process and Program Life Cycle Management
  • Experience in budgeting development in regard to tooling and capital
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor' s Degree in Engineering or appropriate job-related work experience.

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