Senior Project Manager

Aptiv Troy , MI 48007

Posted 2 months ago


This position is part of our Active Safety and User Experience function.


We're hiring a Senior Project Manager in Troy, MI. In this role, you'll be responsible for the most complex and critical projects (in terms of size, timing, innovation, complexity) and lead the Project team to meet the goals of our customers and Aptiv.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Business / Project execution:

  • responsible for the most complex and critical projects (in terms of size, timing, innovation, complexity)
  • launches the project successfully through functionally integrated teams (focus on Cost, Quality, Time, Delivery and Methodology). It includes: updating and completing Project Plan; implementing and maintaining Project Reviews, Risk Management Plan; completing and submitting product information; communicating Customers' requirements for key deliverables and performance targets to Project Teams; improve and Champion Project Teams' adherence to PDP to achieve compliance.

Product quality:

  • leads the Project Team to: meet First Time Quality [FTQ] goals and meet Worldwide Formal Customer Complaints (WFCC) goals

Cost and budget:

  • meets the investment spending and financial statistics
  • prepares capital spending and forecast
  • CAPEX planning and tracking of spend and contribution - submit and follow the approvals

Customer / supplier relationships:

  • interface to customers for Project Management activities
  • customer management and communication alignment between different stakeholders

New business:

  • cooperates with Start Center leaders on quote activities

Continuous Improvement:

  • supports enterprise effectiveness/efficiency through the use of Lean / I&CIM techniques

People Management:

  • May have people management responsibility (direct reports)
  • leads by influence
  • makes sure he/she cooperates with the Groups Managers to ensure proper resources
  • role model for other Project Managers, mentor for the less experienced team members


  • ensures compliance with PDP requirements
  • maintains required documentation and reporting
  • participates in audits

Must Haves (Basic Qualifications):

  • Bachelor degree in Business or Engineering
  • PMP Certification
  • 10 + years successful Project Management experience within the Automotive industry
  • 10 + years finance and business acumen

Nice to Haves (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Master degree

  • Automotive experience in an OEM or T1 supplier

Aptiv Rewards & Advantages

  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential

  • Competitive health benefits

  • 401K with matching contribution

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers

  • Recognition for innovation and excellence

  • Opportunities to give back to the community

  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Paid Time-Off (Vacation and Parental Leave etc.)

About AS&UX

Advanced Safety and User Experience encompasses our deep expertise in software, centralized computing platforms, advanced safety systems and automated driving focusing on five areas that are transforming mobility: Safety Electronics, Infotainment, User Experience, Autonomous Driving and Connectivity & Security.

Candidates for positions with Aptiv must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Internal Use Only: Referral bonus available? Yes or No


Aptiv is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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