Senior Program Manager (m/f/d)

Senior Program Manager (m/f/d)

Senior Program Manager (m/f/d) Automotive




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    Kara PetriskoHR USA


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    Orlando (FL, USA)

    What you'll do

    • You work in the emerging field of autonomous driving with the focus on industrialization of sensor technology regarding especially the cross-functional
      interdependencies with product development (hardware and software).
    • You lead cross functional teams to plan and execute programs that meet or exceed all participants expectations regarding cost, timing, and quality.
    • You are responsible for planning, directing, and monitoring program activities for customers to whom you develop strong and trusted relation- and partnerships
    • You give status reports, manage risks, and change requirements with respect to KPIs, milestones, product and process validation, supplier and manufacturing readiness, lead phase gate reviews and maintain an open issue list.
    • You serve as a liaison between Business Development, Engineering, R&D, Operations, Quality, Finance and Supply Chain Management teams to deliver a program on-time, with high quality and meeting or exceeding financial KPIs
    • You prepare, organize, and lead meetings with stakeholders on various topics, milestones, and risks.
    • You ensure product launches with strong adherence to milestones and expectations, and that all functional requirements are fulfilled
    • You build strong and trusting relationships with internal stakeholders, executive management, suppliers and partners through timely and accurate communication.
    • You support the Quality Management System and the PPAP

    Who you are

    • You have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering related fields (mechanical, electrical, industrial, or similar)
    • You have worked 12+ years in automotive program management and you have successfully launched products before
    • You have 5+ years of experiences with industrialization of products and bringing them to series production
    • You are experienced in developing project work plans and budgets, working with cross-functional teams
    • You are characterized by a precise, independent, and structured way of working in a fast-paced environment, you need minimal supervision and have a quick perception and a high business acumen
    • You have strong organizational and excellent communication skills especially when interfacing with customers
    • You are an experienced negotiator, ideally with international experience, and you are proficient in MS Office applications
    • You have an excellent knowledge of the automotive industry and related systems and processes, and a strong understanding of industrialization
    • Work experiences with German OEMs, Lidar or ADAS experience, PMP or Price2 Certificates are a plus
    • You are willing to travel
    • You are authorized to work in the US

    Good to know

    • We offer a competitive salary with bonus potential
    • You can get healthcare, life insurance, dental & vision, 401(k) matching
    • You have Career opportunity in a fast-growing Company and work in small, efficient project teams