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Program Manager


Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200 Łódź, Lodzkie, PL, 92-202

Req ID 23970

Your tasks as Program Manager in Czestochowa Engineering Center:
•    Manage customer application project according to ZF processes to meet cost, timing and scope targets. Manage project profitability. Ensure capital and tooling expenditure is tracked and spending achieves budget metrics
•    Conduct program meetings and management gate reviews. Function as primary program contact within the ZF organization and with relevant key contacts from Volkswagen. Provide effective communication on all aspects of the program to internal stakeholders up to and including ZF senior management. Coordinate functional activities and ensure matrix resource efficiencies to achieve program objectives. Matrix functions include Sales, Product Engineering, Quality, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Materials, and Finance
•    Maintain comprehensive program reports including schedule and metrics status, open issues and actions, and change management summary.  Develop program gate review documentation in support of GDPEP process requirements
•    Maintain PM database that monitors health status of the global program portfolio and act as a gate keeper to ensure all Stellantis EU programs/projects adhere to the GDPEP product launch process. Ensure compliance to IATF section of Program Management. Manage programs as required by business needs (supply base management, operations changes, cost reduction initiatives)
•    Continues improvement and Project government regarding of processes to ensure timely completion of all programs/projects. Lead multi-functional business program teams using a company-specific product launch process (GDPEP)
Your profile:
•    Bachelor’s or master`s degree in Engineering, Technology or Business Management or a comparable qualification. Project management certification is advantageous
•    Several years of automotive business-related experience, with progressive responsibility in an engineering or operations environment with several years of Program Management experience
•    Demonstrated organizational skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills are a must. Ability to influence in a matrix management environment
•    Self-confident team player with a target-driven and agile mindset and experience in Project and Process Management
•    Excellent English communication skills and willingness to travel;  preferably German communication skills in addition


We offer: 
•    Stable company background and long-term work possibility
•    International working environment
•    Professional growth and career possibilities
•    Attractive remuneration package  



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