Gables Search Group, Inc.
Danville , IL 61832
Posted 5 months ago
Our automotive client is looking to add a Program Manager to their team in the Danville, IL area. They are a growing company with a fast-paced, team oriented environment.
Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline required. Masters degree in Engineering or MBA is preferred.
6 to 8 years of background in program management, design, product development, sales, quality, engineering, and/or manufacturing within the automotive industry.
Capability to check several program schedules and stabilize multiple priorities.
Computer skills using standard business software (including MS Office programs).Key Responsibilities:
The Program Manager displays the lead role the focal point for product development and launch for both the customer and company.
Leads Core Team activities, including: preparing new program launch; establishing project schedules with key milestones; construing each functional areas deliverables; communicating plans, schedules, and changes; and achieving consensus from the team.
Understands all customer requirements for the project, communicates them to the team, and ensures that the team meets or exceeds them.
Establish adherence to project plan and schedule by conducting core team meetings, generating follow-up documents, managing open issues, facilitating team members jobs, and soliciting management support in overcoming problems.
Allocates, tracks, and, administers all project costs in real time, securing that all chargeable costs are assigned to the customer, and obtaining management approval for all cost overruns.
Empowers and controls changes in the program affecting the agreed to targets and/or objectives.