Project Manager

Fecha: 10/11/2022

Ubicación: Canton, MI, US

Empresa: Yazaki International Corporation

Yazaki es el líder mundial en la investigación, desarrollo y suministro de soluciones de poder y datos de la Industria Automotriz.


Yazaki trabaja con cada una de las armadoras de vehículos más importantes del mundo y siempre nos hemos esforzado por mantener un crecimiento estratégico y estable durante nuestros 83 años de historia. Actualmente buscamos talento con fuerte potencial de desempeño y energía capaz de fortalecer y generar el ambiente de trabajo positivo que nos enorgullece.

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Under direction of the Senior Manager, the Project Manager has total responsibility and accountability for meeting established project targets.    The Project Manager is responsible for successful completion of project objectives and for proposing strategic direction for the project teams.   Projects can typically consist of multiple vehicles.  The position entails interface at a strategic level with multiple customer locations, internal and external. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Program Budget. Participate in development of STF/LTF project budget.  Responsible for delivering project at or under approved budget.
  • Value Management.  Executing the Value Management process to achieve project VM targets.
  • Launch Readiness / Process Sign Off (PSO).   Ensure all tasks are performed for launch readiness and PSO.   Coordinate all project specific customer visits to the manufacturing facilities.  Assist in supplying requirements to Manufacturing and approving all resolutions to the follow-up issues that are presented to the customer. 
  • Customer Contact.  Coordinate and lead for all customer-critical project issues.  Review requirements regularly with the customer to check on satisfaction levels/project metrics throughout the program. 
  • Program Scope.  Coordinate, lead, and approve project scope changes within budget/STF.  Summarize scope changes outside of budget/STF and elevate to Senior Manager.
  • Scheduling and Tracking. Coordinate, lead, and approve the project schedule and tracking process to ensure the project meets the scope and customer requirements, to meet overall project metrics.  Review project timing and progress toward achievement of targets and goals.  Coordinate and lead build phases, while approving support activities to ensure successful delivery of the project. Prepare regular reports for presentation to executive management, which address project progress status.
  • Risk Assessment. Create and coordinate risk assessments with the project team.  Receive and review all recorded project risks.  Allocate risk prevention and risk mitigation actions.
  • PPAP.  Ensure that customer production part approval process (PPAP) is done on time, per the APQP/PAP.
  • Tooling. Ensure that all project required tooling for purchased parts is completed on time and within budget. 
  • Supplier Contact. Support and assist all supplier activities related to the project.
  • Rework. Responsible to ensure that all rework activities are being tracked to minimize costs and quantities, and to achieve timing requirements.
  • Costing.  Support, assist and review costing initiatives which include project changes and Request for Quote (RFQ) activities throughout the life of the project.
  • Quality Monitoring.  Responsible for monitoring quality metrics and ensuring timely closure for all quality issues. 
  • Delivery Monitoring.  Responsible to ensure delivery of all products is on time, per the                           milestones and customer releases/orders.
  • Customer Cost Reduction.  Support project cost reduction activities balancing internal platform profitability metrics with customer cost reduction targets.
  • Corrective Actions.  Responsible to ensure timely closure for all corrective actions.  Assist in identifying the corrective action team.  Develop and implement containment plans, temporary actions, and permanent actions as required.
  • Phase Compliance and Program Completion.  Responsible to ensure that phase compliance (Gateway, Health Charts, Scorecard) and applicable documentation is accurate, complete, and on time.
  • Manufacturing Interface.  Lead, coordinate, and monitor interface with manufacturing to deliver project targets and manage Vertical KPI’s through the following mechanisms: S&OP, EE Management, Balance Out, Mfg Coordination Meetings, APQP Planning (4M/Process Readiness), Customer Reimbursable Tooling, Change Management, Product Transfers, CSL, Pre-Build Coordination, affiliate sourcing and any other critical interface processes.
  • Program Coordination Meetings. Schedule project coordination meetings regularly.  Lead the cross-functional project coordination meeting.  Review the meeting minutes to ensure timely completion of all tasks. 
  • Open Issues. Manage open issues lists and ensure timely closure of all issues. 
  • Engineering Change. Review and approve engineering change requests.  Communicate and coordinate changes with the customer, affiliate and team members.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Degree Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Management or related field; applicable experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Certification Requirements:

N/A

Previous Experience:

Minimum of five to six years of applicable experience in engineering, sales, or related fields.

Travel Requirements:

Foreign and domestic travel required.

On Call Requirements:

Extended work hours frequently required.  Overnight work schedules occasionally required.

Physical Requirements:

Office position – primarily sedentary.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disability to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

 

Declaración de igualdad de oportunidades de empleo.


Yazaki está comprometido con ofrecer igualdad de oportunidades de trabajo para todos sin importar raza, color, religión, sexo, edad, estado civil, nacionalidad de origen, discapacidad, capacidades diferentes o cualquier otra característica legalmente protegida. La igualdad de oportunidades se extiende a todos los aspectos de la relación de trabajo. Yazaki cumple cabalmente con la ley estatal y federal de igualdad de oportunidades de empleo y se esfuerza por mantener el lugar de trabajo libre de cualquier tipo de acoso.