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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Program Manager

Country/Region:  PL

Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200

Req ID 45149 Częstochowa, Poland


•    Lead multi-functional business program teams using a company-specific product launch process (GDPEP)
•    Conduct flawless launch of programs - meet deliver key milestones (internal and external) on time, with expected financial performance, and proper technical performance as defined by released specifications
•    Manage programs as required by business needs (supply base management, operations changes, cost reduction initiatives) and maintain comprehensive program reports including schedule and metrics status, open issues and actions and change management (EC) summary 
•    Conduct program meetings and management gate reviews. Function as primary program contact within the ZF organization and with OEM customers
•    Meet/exceed GE financial performance objectives with critical focus on BOM and GMP of new programs including clear and accurate reporting of ER&D and CAPEX spend. New program financial performance is expected to meet or exceed CQA objective


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Technology or Business Management required (Master’s Degree preferred) 
•    Minimum of 5 years of automotive, business-related experience including progressive responsibility in an engineering or operations environment with a minimum of 2 years of Program Management experience required
•    Competency in ZF product design fundamentals, automotive APQP processes, PPAP/ ISO processes, manufacturing knowledge, and financial management basics
•    Team leader fostering teamwork, cooperation & relationship building while developing others, strong analytical thinking and problem solving using conceptual thinking, with demonstrated organizational skills
•    Ability to influence in a matrix management environment is essential
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills, also in English
•    PMP certification is preferred


We offer:
•    Work with the newest technologies in automotive engineering
•    A friendly work environment which fosters creativity
•    Social package: private medical care, insurance, sports card
•    Relocation package
•    Flexible working hours and work in hybrid system (partially remotely)
•    Employment agreement with copyrights tax benefit


Be part of our ZF team as Program Manager and apply now!


Joanna Becher

(+48) 33 4856217

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