Excel Professional Recruiting, Inc.

...it's about change!

PROGRAM MANAGER
(SEVERAL OPENINGS!)

Duties

Responsible for project reporting and tracking, including attending periodic project review meetings, preparing monthly summary of project status and quarterly project status for meetings, reporting on program open issues and progress on the program timeline

Provide meeting support by attending and/or leading development team meetings to ensure closure of technical issues, attending and/or leading open issues meetings (as required), leading all change workshops, and attending purchasing decision meetings

Coordinate manufacturing interface by organizing program reviews and open issues meetings, as required, and by coordinating hand-over activities

Manage prototype process, including customer order, component sourcing, and build plan

Facilitate the resolution of program issues, cross-functional/cross-departmental issues, and resource conflicts with other projects/departments.

Responsible for project launch, including ensuring launch readiness and that proper launch support has been defined and coordination of activities to close the launch

May directly supervise up to 5 to 7 employees in the Customer Team. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

 

Experience

Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline

Experience in teaching and training others

Willingness to teach and train others, Assertiveness, social and communication skills, autonomous and responsible work ethic, Project management skills

German language skills preferable

Four to six years’ experience in engineering with two to three years of experience in project management