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Local Customer Technical Project Management Engineer

Location: 

Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94085

Req ID 38279 | Sunnyvale CA, United States

  

We are looking for an experienced Project Management Engineer to support our customers in the area of autonomous driving locally in the San Francisco Bay area.

 

Responsibilities

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Priories topics and manage resources of the development teams in Europe in an effective and efficient manner
  • Track project costs to meet budget premises
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and execute according to the work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Monitor progress according to the ZF automotive development process and measure project achievements according to the ZF gate definitions.
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
  • Solve issues in close contact to the customer by judging the situation onsite (Genchi Genbutsu)
  • Be a first responder to technical issues and summarize the situation in a concise manner. Lead the problem-solving progress with the technical team.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, robotics, electrical engineering, or a related field
  • 5-8 years of project management and related experience, ideally in an automotive environment and in an international team
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively. Knowledge in methods like 5-why and 8D
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience in tracking tasks in JIRA und documenting requirements and test coverage in DOORS
  • Experience in seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • A passion for engineering and the area auf automated and autonomous driving
  • Willingness to travel to customer locations approx. 2 days per week and international travels (1-3 times per year)

 

Be part of our ZF team as Local Customer Technical Project Management Engineer and apply now!

Contact

Madeline Roberts

 

 

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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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