Programme Manager

Programme Manager

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    Project Managers

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  • Salary:

    40000-45000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Gorton

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

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Programme Manager
Location: Telford
Salary: Circa £40k plus excellent benefits

A 1st tier automotive supplier are now looking to recruit and experienced Programme Manager to join their team.

Programme Manager - Aim:
To manage and be responsible for all aspects of product launch for a key OEM customer on projects sourced within the UK & EU

Programme Manager - Targets:

  • AQP Red status: 0 % of projects
  • AQP Yellow status: 10 % of projects
  • Milestone Reviews: Held on time to plan
  • Project budget: Managed within target
  • Safe launch: 0 PPM
  • Core task list completion: 95% adherence

Programme Manager - Key Responsibilities:

  • Key window person for vehicle/project management between OEM and the company for multiple sites/countries
  • Track and manage costs and timing for all owned programs and report monthly project status to leadership team
  • Follow AQP process and standard automotive milestone-based launch process as well as drive teams across regions to achieve goals.
  • Maintain and drive action plans to close open customer/program specific issues
  • Lead milestone reviews and senior management of the quote pack (CAP3) and response to internal management and customer leads within a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate records of all product/process changes within the program and acts as the key window person between OEM and the company
  • Support cross-functional team development through program team reviews.
  • Ensure all departments are coordinated effectively to meet required program timing and cost delivery targets.
  • Lead person to actively remove roadblocks through development of corrective actions and driving of the program team and where necessary escalate to the necessary management lines.
  • Creates and conducts presentations in a professional manner to all levels of the organisation (Leadership to shop floor) on launch proposals/status

Programme Manager - Person Requirements:
The ideal candidate MUST come from the Automotive Industry as a Programme Manager. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Hold an engineering degree or similar in an engineering or business-related subject
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience within the automotive industry
  • Minimum of 5 years directly managing OEM customers and programs
  • Minimum of 5 years directly reporting to senior/leadership teams within organisation's
  • Self-motivated
  • Professional oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with standard Microsoft/Windows interface
  • APQP launch management
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics/requirements
  • Fluent English language skills, both written and spoken.

For more information please call Paul Gorton on 0161 976 3540.

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