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Program Manager

Job Number:  42877
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  CoE - Ostrava
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 42877 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: CoE - Ostrava 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: OSTRAVA 


Group Description

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


Role Summary

To ensure the achievement of the targets defined for profit, costs, investments, quality and timing for the projects under his responsibility.


Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare with the corresponding KAM between RFQ and offer presentation to customer in the preparation of the pre-project dossier.
  • Lead and cooperate the SCC process with the KAM and the Projects Director and participate in their follow-up meetings. 
  • Coordinate the project team work, distributing activities and ensuring their end on time with the quality and costs required.
  • Direct the progress of the project through periodical report meetings according to the established FDS phases.
  • Maintain a fluid level of communication with the client and the different internal OLSA departments, ensuring the projects confidentiality.
  • Inform the Projects Vice President about the different incidences that may appear during the project life-cycle.
  • Control the project costs and investments, analyzing the deviations and proposing corrective action plans with the assistance of the local controller.
  • Control all the aspects of the project that can affect its quality, timing and industrialization. Manage aspects of “project risk”.
  • Guarantee the use of the standard solutions and of technical development in coherence with the performance objectives of the industrial area.
  • Ensure that the team members use its own and client technical documentation, in accordance with the procedures defined by OLSA.
  • Guarantee the definition and development of the tests and certifications in accordance with the established planning for the client.
  • Manage its team, guaranteeing its effectiveness, development and motivation.
  • Provide his/her team with the necessary means to comply with Health & Safety and Environment rules and assure they are properly used.
  • Actively cooperate with the Department in the maintenance, promotion and improvement of  Occupational Safety and Health  (OSH) and Environment.

Key Qualifications/Requirements


University degree



Project Management; Finances fundamentals, APQP, PPAP



3 years in similar position in a multinational company of the industrial sector, with preference on the automotive one.



English (Advanced Level). Desirable second language according to project assignment.

Additional Information

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