A123 Systems LLC

Program Manager

US-MI-Livonia
2 months ago
ID
2017-1442
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

This position will serve as Program Manager for a leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and battery systems for the automotive and commercial markets.

Responsibilities

  • Enforce and manage the Program Management/Phase Gate product development process while identifying areas for continuous improvement.
  • Oversee programs from start to finish for complex technical products.
  • Develop program budgets and timing from cradle to grave (concept to EOP). Instill in program team a strong focus on cost (budget, margin), quality (process), and timing (achieving internal/external milestones).
  • Effectively track, manage, and report on program status, key risks and action plans to internal teams, management and customers.
  • Coordinate action plans amongst cross functional teams; takes lead on issues crossing many organizations.
  • Ensure volume capacity is implemented within Supply Chain and Manufacturing in time for launch.
  • Work with Engineering, Purchasing, Supplier Quality, Manufacturing and Quality to ensure advanced product quality planning (APQP) execution. \
  • Document and track compliance to technical and commercial requirements along with developing solutions to address any/all identified gaps.
  • Identify and correct systemic issues impairing successful program execution.
  • Support developing , sourcing and managing key suppliers.
  • Drive towards rapid identification and resolution of any and all key performance, cost and timing issues regardless of where the issue originates (customer, engineering, manufacturing, quality, supply base, etc).   

Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
  • 5 years of experience in the job offered or 5 years of experience as a mechanical engineer, electrical engineer or related engineering field.

 

Special Skills

  • Strong technical background with experience in mechanical components, electrical components and software integration coordination
  • 5 years of experience working with the automotive design process
  • 5 years of experience leading cross-functional teams comprised of members from engineering, purchasing, finance, and operations to develop and launch automotive products
  • 5 years of experience developing products with automotive customers
  • 5 years of experience translating customer specifications into a production program that meets technical and financial objectives
  • All experience can be gained concurrently. Unless otherwise indicated, no specific amount of experience in each of these skills is required.

 

Apply online at http://www.a123systems.com/about-us-careers.htm. REF: AS27837.

 

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