CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

PM003

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

Project Manager

PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

JOB DESCRIPTION

Set and manage the Project schedule to reach the milestones defined within the overall Project schedule on time. Contributes to Project success by fulfilling on time its deliverable commitments to support the components and systems relevant
Responsibilities
Lead the Cross functional Project Team for development and launch of the product - Manage project resources
Manage the project risks; Interact with customers, suppliers, functions and management to resolve issues in respect of the product
Manage changes in respect of the product
Establishes project setup and leads the definition of overall project scope - Takes ownership of the Project goals and drives the Project to achieve objectives for sample deliveries at each development phase of the project and the Product launch
Interacts closely with the associated platform design team in case the platform design is not complete before the customer specific design commences.
Makes sure to understand the needed deliverables from the System Project in terms of definition, expected quality and test level, quantity needed for all
Updates on a weekly basis with his/ her team key members the project schedule and defines actions to achieve on time delivery of component and system releases.
Leads weekly Project meetings , and makes sure that all deliverables referenced in the project schedule , and regularly monitors them.
Monthly updates of the Risks & Ops in respect of the product development
Delivers at the right time, with the right definition level (incl supplier management, tooling supporrt, test & development and and production) the agreed products for Customer, as per delivery process agreed with all stakeholders.
Delivers in right time, with right definition level (incl supplier choice, tool representativity, test level and and quantities) the agreed needed samples to Project Teams, at all sites agreed
Interacts with Customer on product issues respecting the communication matrix defined
Escalates to their direct manager with relevant speed/anticipation the gaps versus targets- Secures and manages Project resources
Drive development of Project Team in order to improve Teamwork.
Solves all project issues requiring any type of support of all suitable functions via the project team meeting and the project escalation.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

5 + years experience
BEng/MEng
Experience in the design and engineering of automotive chassis components & systems
Experience of chassis concepts, vehicle dynamics, NVH, modal analysis
Able to select materials and processes appropriate to engineering requirements such as strength durability & crashworthiness
Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes, heat treatments, coatings, assembly and process tolerances.
Tooling design experience and understanding of high and low production rate drivers
Software:
- Catia V5/V6
- Teamcentre
- MS Office

IR35 STATUS

SYSTEMS COVERED