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Program Manager *Automotive Experience Preferred*

Location: El Cajon, CA, United States
Job # 11412080
Date Posted: 09-25-2018
Program Manager – Off Road Division
El Cajon, CA 92020
Direct Hire

Our client, an industry leader in the design and development of high-performance racing products is seeking a Project Manager for their Off-Road Division.  With this role, you will ensure to deliver high quality products to their customers on time and within budget.

  • Coordinate the activities of leaders in sales, engineering, production, procurement, and finance.
  • Ensure aspects of all programs are clearly defined and have milestones to make sure programs are running and completed on time.
  • Be the primary customer-facing representative during fulfillment of customer engagements.
  • Leads cross functional project teams to bring new product into production per planned schedule and provide overall leadership to program team and drive technical compliance.
  • Plan, lead, and own the fulfillment process for all deliverable throughout the duration of the program.
  • Plan and build and lead risk mitigation activities, as appropriate, to ensure all key deadlines are consistently met on time and on budget.
  • Take lead as customer-facing voice of the company throughout the fulfillment process.
  • Manage and appropriately address both internal and customer escalations
  • Manage external customers and internal functional teams through all aspects of engineering, development, hardware fabrication and testing of composite structures

  • Must have a BA degree in Business, Management or related and 10 years of Program/Project Management in a manufacturing environment. Prefer automotive industry.
  • Engineering degree a plus.
  • Experience with growing existing business and/or new business with current customers.
  • Knowledgeable in ISO IATF 16949, IS0 9000:2008; AS9100; Process Flows, and Control Plans
  • Lean Manufacturing experience.
  • Must be able to multi-task, handle diversity and provide leadership through problem resolution.
  • Inspiring degree of initiative and drive, including a dynamic personality with the ability to influence others.
  • Demonstrates exceptional presentation ability, including written and oral, to all levels of management.
  • Expert in Power Point, Visio, and Excel.
  • Knowledge or ERP system such as SAP, Oracle are plus.
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