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As a leader in thermal technology, we design, develop, and manufacture heating, cooling and ventilating devices for diverse global markets.With our employees, we pioneer and shape markets for comfort devices while seeking new ways to drive value for our customers. We employ approximately 13,000 people at twenty locations in North America, Europe and Asia.We are looking for you to strengthen our team in Ukraine, Vynohradiv in the position named below.

Project Manager

This position is the primary program contact with customers on programs. This includes managing program activities from program kick-off to production launch.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • 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
  • 1EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: A bachelor’s degree in engineering and/or electrical engineering plus one (1) to two (2) years of automotive experience (experience with automotive seat systems and/or interiors is a plus).  Automotive program/project management experience, working knowledge of APQP and IATF 16949, ASPICE and ISO 26262 Functional safety, working knowledge of program/project management software, milestone charts, gantt charts, and/or gate review tracking an asset.


Choose one of the leading firms of the automotive industry! What can you expect at Gentherm, our innovative and modern company? Various assignments packed with challenges, good team spirit, a motivating international working environment, performance-driven remuneration, opportunities for development, flexible working hours and various benefits. Your English job application (CV) is expected by e-mail at the following address: For further information please contact our colleagues at the HR Department at the above-mentioned e-mail address. Further vacancies: Gentherm Ukraine LLC | 90300 Vynohradiv | Vakarova 13 | Tel.: +38(03143) 2-61-50, +38(03143) 2-99-26 and +38(050)-432-56-48

Job Req ID:  7098

Vynohradiv, UA, 90300

Country:  UA
Date:  Nov 4, 2019

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