28 days old

Senior Manager Program Management

Yanfeng US Automotive Interior Systems I LLC
Hayward, CA 94541
  • Job Code
    20222223
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has 114 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 20 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Adient, the global leader in automotive seating. For more information, please visit www.YFAI.com.

The Senior Manager, Program Management will Manage the program manager of a BU in a vehicle platform with complete interior system content. As SMPM, you will be responsible for profitable and timely execution of all projects and programs within the total portfolio as well as manage and develop other program management professionals.



  • Identify program manager and support timely assembly of the SDT for all new programs in liaison with functional managers. Decide program priorities when there are staff shortages

  • Coach and motivate program managers to ensure ownership of and responsibility for their programs

  • Ensure the program manager leads a program matching his experience and ability

  • Develop and follow-up individual development plans for their program managers and support the Director of Program Management Europe in providing systems, tools, training and strategic planning for program management

  • Review periodically program deliverables (e.g. timeline, SOW, Issues List) with the PM to ensure realistic planning and help review risks

  • Participate in Program Management Steering Committee meetings and Review PLUS improvements with DPME (based on lessons learned from running programs)

  • Trouble-shoot on difficult program problems

  • Ensure full compliance with BOS across all programs

  • Review business plans with senior management & identify program management needs (incl. BU Advance SDT planning)

  • Schedule Program Reviews and Phase Exit Reviews on a regular basis and ensure participation by relevant stakeholders




Specific Requirements:



Education



  • Degree in an Engineering or Business discipline, or equivalent, and compensating training in the other area

  • Program management certification required


Work Experience



  • 7-10 years of experience in manufacturing industry in three SDT areas

  • At least 5 years of experience in project management, of which at least 3 years are in the automotive industry

  • Participation in 1 new product start-up

  • Customer and Supplier relationship management experience


Qualifications include:



  • BOS/IOS knowledge

  • Program management body of knowledge

  • Understanding of engineering development, drawings and automotive production techniques & logistics

  • Cost and quality management

  • Business, commercial and financial competence

  • MS-Project, MS-Office, Lotus Notes








Posted: 2022-07-15 Expires: 2022-08-13
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