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Program Manager -ADAS


Yokohama, 14, JP, 425-852

Req ID 23702

Major Responsibilities:

The Program Manager is responsible to interface with all areas affected by the project to ensure successful delivery of all product work packages and successful production launch.  More specifically, this position has primary responsibility for ZF's Division U ADAS projects (Toyota and Nissan) and 2 product types (Camara and Radar).  Coordination with other Global Program managers as required.

  • Lead the daily operational actions and responsibilities of the cross functional  S-Cam project team
  • Lead the daily operational actions and responsibilities of the cross functional Radar project team
  • Execute key project milestones (A/B/C Samples, CV, DV, PV support) successfully to customer and internal standards and specifications
  • Drive all project Industrialization activity at appropriate ZF Plants (Marshall, Anting, Czestochowa, Peterlee, etc) to ensure flawless launch
  • Monitor and achieve all Business Case metrics
  • Manage and execute platform driven changes, both technically and commercially
  • Support Executive reporting and accountability for project outcomes
  • Maintaining Clarity system for issues, risks, changes, financials, gate reviews, and program related items.

Key Competencies:

  • Sufficient communication skill set in Japanese and English languages to work with Japanese customers and global colleagues.
  • Structured, target oriented and independent way of working especially regarding planning, monitoring and follow-up.
  • Knowledge of project management and presentation techniques.
  • Customer handling experience, especially Japanese OEMs.
  • Proven leadership ability and experience with coaching, mentoring, motivation, and conflict management
  • Ability to influence in a matrix management environment
  • Demonstrated organizational skills required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Ability to work in a team.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Technology or Business Management required.
  • Experience in the same / similar product area is a plus.


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


Aoi Terasaka

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