EBW Electronics issued the following announcement.
In a manner consistent with EBW Electronics’ values, the Program Manager has the responsibility and authority to lead global cross functional teams to prioritize, plan, execute, monitor, control, launch, and close product development projects such that the program achieves all product, process, financial, and program timing expectations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Support quoting process for new business opportunities.
•Lead the planning and execution of a project.
•Perform the work to mature the details to support project and product scope. Establish clear and achievable objectives and deliverables.
•Define project tasks and resource requirements. Then plans, schedules and manages project timelines using the Product Development Process (PDP).
•Lead the project cross functional team capable of achieving results.
•Manage the project financial performance against quoted budget.
•Monitor project resource allocation and escalates any changes to plan. Communicate any available resources.
•Provide direction and support to project team through sound meeting rhythm.
•Constantly monitors project deliverables using appropriate Program Management tools and escalates quickly to all internal and external stakeholders.
•Identify any product or process risks and gaps, initiate, communicate and manage countermeasures to mitigate concerns and achieve success.
•Lead the team to successfully complete tasks with associated development phase. Present project status in accordance with the Program Review Gate Procedure.
•Approve all project scope changes and manage the implementation to maintain or improve project objectives.
•Identifies customer needs and expectations and responds to them in a timely and effective manner while maintaining the correct balance between external and internal customer requirements.
•Complete all project close activities. Ensures lessons learned are documented with the goal of continuous improvement.
•Establishes close Customer relationships and communicates to Engineering & Sales leadership any new business opportunities.
•Participates as a member of the Engineering Team
•Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives
•BS in Engineering or related technical area required (Electronics Engineering preferred).
•Minimum of five years of experience in the following responsibilities:
oProgram management from award to launch (Electro-Mechanical products preferred).
oLeading cross-functional teams.
oAutomotive supply and development processes.
•Familiarity with Electrical Engineering design principles and methodologies.
•Experience in Lean Manufacturing.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•Able to successfully manage projects containing all disciplines relative to Electro-Mechanical products.
•Critical thinking and problem solving skills independently and within a team.
•Planning and organizing.
•Effective written and verbal communication skills enabling the ability to culture strong customer relations.
•Influencing, leading, and delegating as needed.
•Identify risks and develop management strategies.
•Strong skill set in negotiation and conflict management.
•Able to multi-task and quickly adapt to change.
•Willingness to participate in a team-oriented environment.
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Source: EBW Electronics