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Program Manager Electronics (m/w/d)

 

The Program Manager is the primary contact with customers on programs and key position that is driving the evolution of Gentherm as an Electronics supplier. You will have a significant role in growing Electronics Business Unit and its transformation towards an Agile organization. You will also collaborate closely with the company’s business leaders and the world’s largest Automotive OEMs and technology partners to launch new products to market, driving significant footprint and business growth for Gentherm!

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

 

  • Establish and execute program timelines, milestones and program commitments made with the customer.
  • Maintain EBITDA/Gross Margin by program per negotiated business award.
  • Ensuring that a clear line of communication occurs between customer base, Gentherm and all key personnel are engaged throughout the program lifecycle.
  • Manage/ensure the following processes are executed: Prototype Orders, RFQ Process, Tooling Orders and ramp up material planning for start of production.
  • Follow up to ensure costing receives necessary data to develop quote.
  • Ensure programs are within budget at program end and for the life of the program.
  • Lead the Program Team to identify and achieve Continuous Improvement /cost reductions on programs.
  • Ensure customer involvement where necessary to achieve Continuous Improvement objectives by program to increase overall program margin.
  • Develop a detailed program plan, resource requirements and overall costs to launch the program with the Program Team and present status updates at executive program review meetings.
  • Manage core team, customer relationship, and program open issues to ensure program milestones are achieved and information is maintained in PLM system.
  • Elevate red risk items to Top Management for immediate response and resolution on show stopper issues.
  • Manage, capture and process engineering changes for the life of the program.
  • Ensure that appropriate technical interface during the product development cycle is established and maintained with the customer including providing support during field failures or other failed components when necessary.
  • Participate in program launches, customer audits or conferences at Gentherm and/or customer plants as necessary.
  • Responsible to maintain relevant customer information and systems such as APQP status, program milestones and ECN updates in the PLM system.
  • Act as Scrum Master for Agile Scrum Teams

Your Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in managing electronics projects
  • 5-7 years of automotive experience
  • Automotive program/project management experience
  • Working knowledge of APQP and IATF 16949, ASPICE and ISO 26262 functional safety
  • Experience with automotive seat systems and/or interiors is a plus
  • Agile/lean experience in a product owner or scrum master role
  • Experience with IBM Jazz or similar collaborative lifecycle management tools

Ihre schriftliche Bewerbung mit Angabe der Gehaltsvorstellung und des frühestmöglichen Eintrittstermins können Sie uns ganz bequem über unser Karriereportal zukommen lassen. Gerne steht Ihnen Frau Sharon Schulze-Reimpell vorab auch telefonisch oder per E-Mail für Fragen unter +49.8134.933-527 und careers.odh@gentherm.com zur Verfügung.

GENTHERM GmbH | Rudolf-Diesel-Str. 12 | D-85235 Odelzhausen | Tel.: +49.8134.933-0 | Fax: +49.8134.933-590

Job Req ID:  8121
Location: 

Odelzhausen, BY, DE, 85235

Country/Region:  DE
Published:  Jan 14, 2022


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