Program Manager

Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
05 Oct 2018
Closes
05 Nov 2018
Sector
Other
Job Function
Programme Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Federal Mogul Motorparts Braking Division Subject: Job Description/Skills Requirement – Program Manager Number: Revision: 20180523 Page 1 of 2 
FMT-FCD-0796 Rev. 3 
JOB TITLE: Program Manager 
LOCATION NAME: Bad Camberg DE; Glinde DE; Chapel UK; Mondovi IT; Bucharest RO; 
Shanghai CN; Wuhan CN; Chongqing CN; Plymouth US; Tepo MX 
REPORTS TO: Regional Program Management Leader 
DEPARTMENT: Global Operations / Global NPI Programs 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leads New Product Introduction (N.P.I) programs by managing multidisciplinary globally distributed teams 
Contribute to drive the change among the Braking organization in term of program management leadership, discipline, communication and skills development 
Follow Advanced Product Quality Planning process for all development projects, and other types of internal projects to ensure Motorparts Braking delivers in accordance with well-defined goals (performance, timing, quality, and cost) 
Contribute to continuous improvement of organizations and processes 

  • Leads assigned regional or global programs from timing, cost, quality, performance and capacity perspective
  • Works closely with sales, engineering, and operations to create team accountability
  • Review programs on a regular basis with the cross-functional team
  • Report progresses and issues to the management
  • Monitors the performance of project teams through the use of agreed upon key metrics
  • Evaluates risk, develop risk mitigation plan to reduce risk in timely manner for projects/programs. Escalate at risk plans
  • Works closely with project team members inclusive of central functions and personnel at F-M manufacturing facilities and coordinate manufacturing requirements between customer manufacturing facilities and those of Federal-Mogul with respect to specific program needs.
  • Utilizes current APQP Gate Tracking tools for project management and Change management
  • Works directly with customers and suppliers as needed on specific programs
  • Participate in the annual expense and budget planning process where needed
  • Provide during Braking BU budget preparation a proper forecast of New Product Introduction related to the customer he is in charge, by plant, especially to anticipate capacity and budget requirement
  • Manages additional business special projects if necessary

REQUIREMENTS:
Federal Mogul Motorparts Braking Division Subject: Job Description/Skills Requirement – Program Manager Number: Revision: 20180523 Page 2 of 2 
FMT-FCD-0796 Rev. 3 
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Program Manager 

EDUCATION:
BS Engineering, Professional Program Management Certification, or equivalent experience 
Mechanical Engineer, Materials Science Engineer 

EXPERIENCE:
Sufficient evidence of technical and project management experience 
Engineering (applications or testing), Quality or Operational background 
Braking systems or Friction materials knowledge would be a plus 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Leadership
  • Disciplined and structured
  • Clear and structured communication
  • Ability to coach, or identify skills development required for his team
  • Customer oriented
  • Ability to plan and manage complex projects crossing over many departmental lines
  • Good problem solving skills. Able to effectively use problem-solving tools such as Fault Tree Analysis, Ishikawa Diagrams, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing Methodologies
  • Effective communication skills, written and oral, to all levels of the organization (internal, customers, and suppliers)
  • Working knowledge of computers and software, with the capability to thoroughly learn new applications
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Project
  • Attention to details
  • Goal oriented and results based thinking; self-driven motivated individual
  • Effective in a team oriented environment
  • Frequent travel is required
  • English speaking is a must; additional language aptitude preferred

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