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Outsource Program Manager

Job Number:  51647
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Massiv Die Form
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

This position is for Massiv Die-Form, a division of Cosma International.

Cosma International, an operating unit of Magna International, is one of the world‘s premier global automotive suppliers providing a comprehensive range of body, chassis, and engineering solutions to our customers. Our pioneering technology and creativity allows our customers to ask for solutions that lie beyond what they previously thought was possible.

Massiv Die-Form, a division of Magna International, designs and builds medium to large cast automotive and hot stamping dies. Massiv Die-Form is proudly committed to manufacture products of the highest quality, reliability, maintainability and durability for the global automotive market through skilled and dedicated people focused on total customer satisfaction, ongoing protection of the environment and the profitable well-being of our company.

**Please Note: The successful candidate of this position will be stationed in Ansan, South Korea. Frequent business travel will be required for this position.**

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure APQP is followed and maintained on a weekly basis and available for review with management at any time.
  • Responsible for project planning, ensuring project runs as per customer master time lines, oversees and manages engineering changes and ensures that accurate information is communicated clearly and available to the specific departments when needed. 
  • Ensure that all program Milestones and Key Dates is communicated well in advance to all internal groups.
  • Ensure that the program is run with in a Budget and needs to communicate with finance to ensure that the budget is managed properly, all program expenses to be managed and documented with cost saving in mind, an update needs to me available at any time to Management.
  • “Cradle to Grave” program support is expected including Home Line commissioning continuous and effective communication with Customer is expected, in an effort to ensure Press Time is scheduled efficiently to support Program Master Time Line.
  • Ensure all sign off’s are officially received from customer, including internal and external designs and exit strategy from the Customers facility is professional and successful. 
  • Responsible to prepare and/or update various reports including but not limited to Schedules / Time Line’s, FMEA, BOM, Buy Off, Feasibility, Project Status, budgets, part tolerance/process evaluations, etc.
  • Responsible to provide technical advice and assistance for the completion of draw developments, FEA simulations, quotation studies, hard tool/soft tool checks, etc.
  • Receive data Catia, Unigraphics, Smirt (Customer Supplied Format)
  • Develop costing sheets and quotes 
  • Develop detailed program management plan and supporting documentation to ensure successful launch of tooling and assembly related changes (match/metal)
  • Chair Program meetings on a weekly basis and notify management of any and all disruptions to original timing plan
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Post-secondary training tooling or engineering with minimum 10 years relevant work experience in die build manufacturing and program management
  • Finance basics – understanding of basic financial reports, understands cost impacts at business level, VAVE 
  • Quotation, Customer Focus, Design Planning Procedures (QOS), or any other ISO 9001 or ISO 14001 training as prescribed through the QEMS (see matrixes)
  • Basic Catia, Unigraphics, SMIRT – able to read and understand
  • Use of Webex, Conference Calling, Microsoft Outlook, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • FMEA, APQP, PPAP, SPC, GD&T, knowledgeable in any other customer specific buy-off requirements (e.g. Chrysler PSO), FLD & Simulation Training

Additional Information

  • Regular travel local and/or international, overtime as approved for smooth running of build program, office and plant environment
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal & written
  • Ability to lead teams without direct authority anad facilitate meetings,  
  • Overtime as required
  • Day and/or overnight travel is required.
  • Day Shift with flexibility on hours based on customer requirements

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