Program Manager

Responsible for managing a group of related projects that address a common objective, such as all projects for a key customer at which the company wants to increase our market share. The Program Manager is responsible for determining what projects need to be completed and then for developing project plans, leading project teams, and successful execution of each project in budget an on time. The Program Manager will actively monitor the status and risks during execution of projects and will report progress to senior management. Experience with design control process and requirements are a must. The Program Manager should have excellent problem-solving skills and be able to think quickly and adeptly about how to address problems as they come up and to learn from the issues so that the same problems do not arise again.

Must have general knowledge about the electric motor and vehicle industry
Must be proficient with MS Office
Previous experience with MS Project, or other project management software, strongly preferred
Must be able to understand mechanical design drawings
Previous quality experience strongly preferred
Must be able to work across cultures, previous experience strongly preferred
Flexible schedule required to accommodate business across multiple time zones
High level of interpersonal skills – ability to work with internal and external customers at all levels of the organization
Proven ability to drive results
Proven ability to work under pressure – managing multiple high priority projects – while remaining respectful and tactful
Strong communication abilities – verbal and written
Previous leadership experience and ability to work with little-to-no supervision
Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment, manage complex projects and cross-functional teams and drive the process to deliver results in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment
Stage-gate design control experience in a highly regulated development and manufacturing environments
Process improvement and analytical skills required
Creativity and initiative
Ability to make executive and company-wide presentations
Experience with formalized continuous improvement methodologies
Demonstrate a commitment to quality and continuous improvement


Bachelor’s degree required (strong preference given to degrees in Engineering or technical field)
8+ years of experience in industry of electric motors, motor vehicles – parts, electronics, manufacturing
Excel, Word, Project, Power Point, Outlook proficiency.

Design, Technical Lead or Project management experience preferred

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