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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Project Manager

Location: 

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 25591
   

We are looking for a new colleague to join our Program Management department. The position holder at our location Northville.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Sales and Marketing to develop tactical plans for Engineering to achieve the strategic plans for ZF Electronic Systems.
  • Verify and confirm all of the customer inputs that are needed to design the most cost-effective, high quality product by understanding the reliability expectations and environmental conditions that the product will need to withstand in the application and utilizing resources in other groups, such as R&D, in the selection of materials, new technology solutions, virtual modeling (various FEA), IP and patent issues, and NDA cautions and responsibilities.
  • Work closely with supporting groups: Development, Procurement, Manufacturing, Quality and Finance to ensure the successful completion of all internal and customer driven milestones as well as meeting financial goals. 
  • Facilitate/conduct the program PDT meetings regularly in conjunction with engineers, support staff, and other program managers, and be prepared to discuss updates on assigned tasks
  • Use program plans and other metrics to report status of projects to Sr. Management and customer representatives. 
  • Ensure compliance with the ZF Quality Management System requirements (ZF QMS) which includes IATF 16949, ISO 9001 and Customer Specific Requirements (CSR).
  • Serve as the primary liaison to the program customer by acting as the first point of contact, developing product sales demonstrations, assisting sales with commercial issues, and resolving critical engineering issues regarding design, quality, or manufacturing with the customer.

 

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering and/or equivalent experience.
  • 3 – 4 years of experience with the management of product development (internship/co-op included).
  • 1 - 2+ years of experience with project supervision, product engineering, inside sales and customer service
  • Proven organizational and project management abilities
  • Broad knowledge of a discipline, such as mechanical, electrical/ electronic or software engineering.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to influence and engage at multiple levels within internal and external organizations
  • English language competency – both oral and written
  • Excellent project and planning abilities
  • Able to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Superior interpersonal, communications and listening skills

 

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

 

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Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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