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Program Manager

Location: Cottondale
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionProgram Manager PURPOSE: This position reports directly to the Program Director and is responsible for the general and specific job duties as described below:RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the relationship with single client or 2 small clients
  • Responsible for ensuring the overall success of a program including interfacing with internal/external disciplines including Engineering, Finance, Quality, Manufacturing, Sales, and Purchasing
  • Coordinate and direct programs, making detailed plans to accomplish goals
  • Direct, review, and approve product design and changes
  • Coordinate and monitor the scheduling, pricing, and technical performance of company programs
  • Aid in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes and coordinating preparations of proposals, plans, specifications, and financial conditions of contracts
  • Develop new business and expand product line
  • Ensure adherence to master plans and schedules, develop solutions to program problems, and direct work of incumbents assigned to program from various departments
  • Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Act as advisor to program team regarding projects, tasks, and operations
  • Familiarity with OEM systems and terms, especially General Motors, Volkswagen, and Mercedes
  • Ability to quote new product and changes, including piece price, tooling, capital, and secondary equipment
  • Familiarity with APQP deliverables, including PPAP, run at rate, dimensional compliance
  • Organizational skills to track spending against budget, along with prioritizing and scheduling spending.
  • Familiarity with injection mold process and tooling, to be able to determine feasibility of new products, processes, and engineering changes.
  • Familiarity with concepts of common lean skills, including CI, Kaizen, and Six Sigma.
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and reliably between customer, suppliers, and internal personnel.
  • Familiarity with basic plant financial concepts that impact cost and quoting, including OEE, fixed and variable overhead, labor, and materials.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, or related field
    • 5 years of directly related experience as a program or project manager
    • Excellent practical experience with program/project management software such as MS Project and MS Office.
    • Strong leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • PMP certification preferredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
        • Work is normally performed in an office, laboratory, manufacturing floor, or machine shop setting where physical work includes, but is not limited to, sitting, standing, reaching, kneeling, bending, and lifting up to 25 lbs.
        • Must be able to understand and comply with all relevant safety practices.FLSA STATUS/WORKING SCHEDULE:
            • Location: Cottondale, AL
            • Schedule: Day Shift
            • Core Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm / Monday – Friday
            • Weekly Overtime: As Needed
            • Weekend Work: As Needed
            • Travel: None
            • Assignment Start: ASAPDISCLAIMER:This job description is a high-level overview of general expectations of this position. It is not intended to list every responsibility of the position nor does it represent an employment contract of any kind.SWJ TECHNOLOGY and all of its subsidiaries (i.e., NGE EQUIPMENT and ProjectOne US) are Equal Opportunity Employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Powered by JazzHRCxXJHELeGT

Keywords: SWJ TECHNOLOGY, LLC, Tuscaloosa , Program Manager, Executive , Cottondale, Alabama

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