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Program Manager

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Springdale, AR
$85,000 - $115,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Mar 14, 2018
Job ID
The Company is interested in candidates who can work in the US with out sponsorship: Need to have a US Citizen or US Green Card.

Job Introduction
Serves as overall facilitator for development of the product. Plans and directs all activities relating to the Product Delivery Process (APQP, SQA, Engineering, Purchasing, and Manufacturing engineering). Promotes coordination and communication of program team. Conducts all program-specific reviews.

Major Responsibilities
* Responsible for moderately complex engineering programs. * Leads the program team. * Manages the product program proactively to ensure timing and program team objectives are met for all customers and Magna Seating milestones. * Identifies and communicates barriers to the successful completion of program milestones to the Director Program Management on a regular basis and Executive-level Management on an as-needed basis. Develops and implements recovery plans to eliminate barriers. * Interfaces with required functional disciplines and departments for program support. * Assures appropriate program planning to confirm that product development is consistent with established program objectives and company needs. * Implements the Product Delivery Process (PDP) and assures completion of all deliverables. * Conducts all phase and gate reviews. * Creates master program timing that satisfies customer and Magna Seating and requirement for product configuration, costs, performance, and timing. * Facilitates and maintains communications with the customer, internal staff, and Division Operations for all program activities at all levels. * Upholds authorities as detailed in Standard Operating Procedure 8000.

Knowledge and Education
Bachelors degree (or Bachelor's equivalency) in Engineering or related field

Work Experience
* Minimum five (5) years diversified engineering experience. * Experience with full program cycle (from concept to production). * Ability to apply academic and other engineering principles in the development of automotive components. * Must be able to read blue prints. Competency in CAD and GD&T. * Must demonstrate exceptional problem solving skills, and viable concept development. * Proficient in statistical methods (ie APQP, DPMP). * Must be able to apply academic principles and utilize math based tools. * Knowledge of government and OEM specifications in area of expertise. * Strong organizational skills and the ability to successfully coordinate and complete multiple tasks within and across departments to meet established and changing deadlines. * Strong communication skills: verbal, written, and technical presentations. * Demonstrated successful performance with independent problem solving, presentations, and leadership. * Proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.