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Program Manager 03132020

thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America Inc
Hamilton, OH 45011
  • Job Code
    779550
Responsible for overall project management and communication of program execution through direct collaboration with cross functional teams to ensure clearly defined timelines, deliverables, business risks, and success metrics. Accountable for the program team and responsible for their execution of the program deliverables overseeing all phases of projects, while managing risks and actively driving solutions.

Position Responsibilities:

Collaborating with Sales, Engineering, and Operations functions, satisfies both internal and external customer expectations by leading new program launches to successful completion through the identification and coordination of appropriate resources, determination of project scope, and managing and communicating project timelines, deliverables, issues, risks, and success metrics

Strategize and outline goals and objectives of the program

Lead cross-functional project teams to solve problems and chair regular project meetings to track progress towards shared objectives

Monitor profitability of projects and ensures expected targets are achieved.

Develop and monitor budgets for assigned projects and assure that costs are planned, invoiced, and distributed appropriately

Maintain a clear project plan with major milestones and critical paths clearly identified

Track project progress against defined cost and timing objectives and react proactively to potential variances

Ensure projects align to the strategic initiatives defined for the Business by gathering appropriate information from individuals and the project team in order to make correct decisions

Complete accurate, high quality documentation of projects, including project schedules, status reports, and action plans

Manage and submit program reports for upper management and executive review

Present program status and escalate issues as necessary to program sponsors and steering committees

Coordinate engineering changes through the change management process

Travel to customer and supplier locations and to International Bilstein facilities as necessary

Communicate with customers regarding Bilstein's products, facilities, and capabilities

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assignedSelection Criteria:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent education and experience

Substantial experience and knowledge within the automotive industry, defense industry, or heavy vehicle industry with a history of increasing responsibility

Proven project management experience, including demonstrated skills in both stakeholder management and in leading a cross functional team

Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods.

Sufficient technical acumen to participate in engineering discussions with internal and external parties

Willingness to travel to customer and supplier locations and to international Bilstein facilities.

Highly developed written and oral communication skills

Demonstrated record of building both internal and customer relationships and rapport

Strong demonstrated leadership skills, including sound reasoning and decision making ability

Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively with little direct supervision

Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project

  • Maintains a safe working environment by complying with all safety and environmental policies in the workplace. Advocates for and promotes a safe work environment by reporting Near Misses and/or other safety and environmental hazards, wearing all required PPE and encouraging others to do the same
  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned
thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America, Inc. is a world class manufacturer of suspension solutions headquartered in Hamilton, Ohio USA. thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America supplies products to a wide range of Original Equipment Automotive Manufacturers as well as Aftermarket and Motorsports.

thyssenkrupp Bilstein stands for innovation and High-Tech in suspension technology worldwide. With competence in the entire suspension system, the company supplies products across the complete damping and suspension spectrum through manufacturing facilities in Europe, America and China.

Moreover, thyssenkrupp Bilstein has been a preferred partner in motorsport and automobile tuning for many years. thyssenkrupp Bilstein is an operational business unit in the area of Components Technology.Business Area Automotive Technology

Our Automotive Technology business is passionate about the automotive industry and produces as well as markets high-tech automotive components worldwide. With over 25.000 employees, we are responsible for the success of this business. Our product spectrum includes integrated camshafts and cylinder head modules, manufactured steering and damper systems as well as springs and stabilizers. We are also a system partner for all important components of the process chains car body and powertrain in automotive industry.At thyssenkrupp we have more than 160,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of 43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world - but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that's right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.





Posted: 2020-03-15 Expires: 2020-04-13
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