Program Manager

Magna International

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Troy, MI

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    Position summary

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    The Program Manager (PM) is responsible for program management throughout the entire product life cycle (from pre-acquisition through end of production); Providing customer acquisition support for new programs; Leading program-related communications, and taking full program management ownership of related activities performed by multi-disciplined cross functional teams. Primary objectives are to manage timing, quality, and financial results of programs from start to finish, to excite the customer with the performance of the product and the services provided, and to deliver business results that meet or exceed Magna's expectation for awarded programs. The individual must possess 5-10 years of program management experience with a verifiable record of results within the automotive industry along with a strong technical background that may include knowledge of powertrain systems & components (including 4WD/AWD, fluid pressure & controls, stampings & castings) and a good understanding of cross-functional responsibilities.

    Your Responsibilities

    • Primary point of communication interface to the customer for the respective program(s).
    • Possesses the interpersonal skills to build relationships with key customer contacts responsible for the decision-making process. Actively listens, probes and identifies concerns. Understands customer's business and speaks their language. Develops credibility, loyalty, trust and commitment.
    • Responsible for leading the preparation and business case review of quotations for customers. Responsible for ensuring quotes target profitable and/or strategic business opportunities and performing contract reviews when awarded.
    • Cohesively aligns with Global Product Managers, Product Engineering, and Sales by providing customer feedback on products and features as well as competitive information within their respective product group.
    • Owns program management through complete product life cycle from concept, quoting, program award, product development, supplier selection, launch, post-production performance, & lessons learned utilizing the Magna Global Program Management System (GPMS):
    o Preparation and communication of program status meetings to management steering committee and escalation of critical issues.
    o Coordinating / monitoring project documentation, timelines, technical performance, budget, production, quality deliverables, and corrective action initiatives.
    o Full program management ownership of program-related functional activities: quoting, purchasing, product engineering, quality, manufacturing / launch management, & finance/budget.
    • Manage Series Production Phase including claims management, change management & continuous improvement, VA/VE activities, and execution of ongoing price negotiations / adjustments.

    Who we are looking for

    • Must possess a combined 5-10 years of program management experience along with a verifiable record of results in both disciplines within the automotive industry.
    • Bachelors' Degree Required.
    • Strong technical background that may include knowledge of powertrain systems & components (including 4WD/AWD, fluid pressure & controls, stampings & castings) and a good understanding of cross-functional responsibilities.
    • Must possess moderately advanced usage of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint); must be/become proficient in company & customer systems.

    Your preferred qualifications

    • Previous experience in a plant operations role or environment is preferred.

    What we offer

    At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

    Site Benefits

    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans

    • 401 (k) plan with employer matching

    • An extensive training program and exciting internal development opportunities

    • Cafe

    • Parking for motorcycles and electric vehicles

    Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

    At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That's why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Magna International:

  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.