Project Coordinator, Gen Proj/Prog Mgmt

Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.

 

Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.


Location: Plano, TX, USA  

 

 

What we are looking for:

 

Yazaki is looking for a Project Coordinator to join our YII Venture Scouting team in Plano, TX.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a collaborative and action-driven environment making lasting impacts on the organization. 

 

What you will be doing:

 

The Program Coordinator will support the Sr. Program Manager in collaborating with a cross-functional team to ensure project timelines and deliverables are met as defined in the project development plan. Responsibilities will include documenting identified industry / social “pain points” (need), the quantified size of the need, and assisting with the creation of a business solution that would address the need and identifying the technical capability that Yazaki can leverage. 

 

  • Manage projects starting with identification of internal/external pain points (need) through the completion of proof of concept trial of new technology to resolve stated pain points.
    • Track multiple projects simultaneously using a project management tool to ensure milestones and project timing is met.
    • Take meeting minutes for meetings and distribute to the team.
    • Follow up on action items to ensure closure according to project timeline.
    • Create project timeline to support project goals.
    • Communicate project deliverables to project team.
  • Collect and analyze data for market analysis, financial estimates, competitive intelligence, etc.  This data collection and analysis is in support of the proof of concept activity and confirming a viable business case for the project.
  • Help define the overall processes that need to be followed for evaluating viable start-up opportunities for application within Yazaki or other partner relationship.
  • Create or support in creating presentations for review with executive management on the status of projects.  This may involve presenting to executive management.

 

What you will bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or other related degree
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams and executing a stated vision or goal.
  • English language required, Japanese and/or Spanish preferred

What we can provide you:

  • A collaborative learning environment that will help you reach your maximum potential
  • Opportunities to build your professional network
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package including incentive compensation, 401K match, tuition assistance and a generous holiday schedule

 

 

Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.


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