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Program Manager, EV Engineering & Integration

San Jose, United States

The Program Manager is responsible for Full lifecycle Program Management activities for vehicle engineering and integration disciplines. The PM will be responsible for scope, timing and cost of all program deliverables. The PM will monitor tasks and recommends improvements to processes and procedures. The PM will promote coordination and communication of the program team and completes the following duties and responsibilities under the guidance and direction of Program Management.

Leads and coordinates development activities concerned with engineering and engineering deliverables, project timing, costing, change management and SW/HW builds as part of the Simultaneous Development Teams (SDT) 
Ensures seamless coordination and communication of the team on the assigned project with engineering, purchasing, finance, manufacturing, process development as well as vehicle integration departments. 
Reports in high frequency to PMO lead as well as other key parts of the corporate organization, as necessary 
Consults and collaborates with personnel in various activities relative to project requirements. Conducts effective communications within the project team and the customer, supplier, manufacturing and quality communities with guidance from program management personnel. Maintains all appropriate documentation. 
Monitors and analyzes established project plan. Confirms resources and labor are available, budget is consistent with and on track for the project requirements, and the team is on track to meeting commitments. Identifies and communicates impediments to the successful completion of project milestones as established in the plan to appropriate personnel. 
Utilizes and follows the product delivery process to coordinate all activities concerned with the completion of the project up to and including the launch of the assigned project. 
Attends and leads meetings with internal and external customers. Represents the project team, reviews documentation and drawings and provides technical guidance as appropriate. 
Conveys customer requirements and issues to the team and ensures appropriate resolution is provided to the customer within established timeframes. 
Supports Program Manager with other duties as assigned. 

Bachelor’s Degree (or Bachelor’s equivalency) in Business Administration, Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience. 
Minimum 5 years of program management experience preferable in an automotive environment 
Proven track record of managing program budgets in excess of $100K/year 
PMP certification or equivalent level of experience highly desirable 

Preferred Qualifications
Extensive and successful experience in managing cross functional teams 
Strong communication skills: verbal, written, and program management presentations. 
Ability to plan and independently prioritize work. 
Demonstrated successful performance with independent problem solving and quantitative analysis skills. 
Strong organizational skills and the ability to successfully complete multiple tasks within established and changing deadlines. 
Demonstrated successful performance with word processing, presentation, database applications and spreadsheet software to track data and perform calculations. 
Required experience to include exposure to engineering design processes, individual program trackings, developing timelines, tracking costs, monitoring budgets and managing databases.