Project Engineer Manager (Section Manager)

Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

Posted: 02/21/2023 Job Number: 23165496

Job Description

We have an immediate need for a Project Engineer Manager in our Reynoldsburg, OH corporate office. A hybrid remote work environment, excellent benefits package, flex time program, matching 401K plan and relocation package are available for qualifying candidates.
Position summary:
  • Manage all aspects of new model development projects from concept through mass production. Focus is on ensuring project success from an engineering and business standpoint via planning, organization, and communication. Responsible for leading the project teams to set and achieve overall project goals that meet or exceed our customer' s requirements. Responsible for the development and execution of the technical strategy to support the expansion of their designated business unit.
  • Bachelor' s degree in Engineering or equivalent technical experience
  • Minor in Business Administration highly preferred
  • 10+ year' s experience in Automotive R&D or similar is preferred
  • Minimum 5+ years experience leading teams or in leadership role
  • Experience creating technical roadmaps and strategies desired
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office / O365: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, etc
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to perform in high-pressure environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Must have strong project management skills
  • Strong understanding of prototype tooling, parts, products, costs, and manufacturing methods
  • Detailed understanding of product quality, cost, and delivery
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong organizational skills to track and complete multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Primary Position responsibilities:
  • Communicate with customers to establish product concepts and schedules
  • Manage / track overall development against scope, schedule, and cost baselines
  • Organize prototype builds via schedule management and cross departmental communication
  • Negotiate project specification, cost, change requests internally and externally (customer)
  • Report project status to executive stakeholders
  • Organize and prioritize project-related concern items
  • Create technical strategy/roadmap to win competitive business
  • Mentor and train associates at E4-level and below
  • Execute continuous improvement and Kaizen activities to support department efficiency
  • Forecast, track, and report material and manhour budgets for respective projects
  • Lead benchmarking activity related to assign projects and technology expertise
  • Other duties as assigned
Reporting to this position:
  • No Direct reports
  • No Indirect reports
Physical demands and work environment:
  • Environmental conditions
    • Open office: Should be able to work in a collaborative setting while in the office
    • Remote work: Should be a self-starter and maintain effectiveness while working remote
  • Travel
    • Travel requirement: Up to 10%
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