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Program Manager, Electrification DS NA

Job Number:  46566
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Master Thesis
Location: 

TROY, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

Magna

 

Job Number: 46566 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: EC Troy 
Job Type: Master Thesis 
Location: TROY 

 

Group Introduction

 

Advancing mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, and safer, while still fun to drive. And making it for everyone. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain. We do it by creating world-class powertrain solutions for conventional, hybrid, and pure electric vehicles. We’re making electrification more than a buzzword, we’re bringing it to the road. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.

 

Mission of the Position

 

We are looking for talented team members to be a part of a dynamic team looking to push boundaries, innovate, and are passionate about being a part of the transformation from traditional powertrains to eMobility.

 

The Program Manager is responsible for program management throughout the entire product life cycle (from pre-acquisition through end of production); Providing customer acquisition support for new programs; Leading program-related communications and taking full program management ownership of related activities performed by multi-disciplined cross functional teams for the Driveline Systems North American team.

 

Primary objectives are to manage timing, quality, and financial results of programs from start to finish, to excite the customer with the performance of the product and the services provided, and to deliver business results that meet or exceed Magna’s expectation for awarded programs.
 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • This position will carry out leadership / program management responsibilities (dotted-line basis) over project team for Electrification, North America. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; input into appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Primary point of communication interface to the customer for the respective program(s).
  • Possesses the interpersonal skills to build relationships with key customer contacts responsible for the decision-making process.  Actively listens, probes, and identifies concerns.  Understands customer's business and speaks their language.  Develops credibility, loyalty, trust, and commitment.  
  • Responsible for leading the preparation and business case review of quotations for customers.  Responsible for ensuring quotes target profitable and/or strategic business opportunities and performing contract reviews when awarded.  
  • Ensure alignment with the Program Management Electrification DS EU and Program Management organization NA for traditional products.
  • Cohesively aligns with Global Product Managers, Product Engineering, and Sales by providing customer feedback on products and features as well as competitive information within their respective product group.
  • Owns program management through complete product life cycle from concept, quoting, program award, product development, supplier selection, launch, post–production performance, & lessons learned utilizing the Magna Global Program Management System (GPMS).
  • Preparation and communication of program status meetings to management steering committee and escalation of critical issues. 
  • Coordinating / monitoring project documentation, timelines, technical performance, budget, production, quality deliverables, and corrective action initiatives.
  • Full program management ownership of program-related functional activities: quoting, purchasing, product engineering, quality, manufacturing / launch management, & finance/budget.
  • Manage Series Production Phase including claims management, change management & continuous improvement, VA/VE activities, and execution of ongoing price negotiations / adjustments.
  • This position will carry out leadership / program management responsibilities (dotted-line basis) over project team for Electrification, North America. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; input into appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Primary point of communication interface to the customer for the respective program(s).
  • Possesses the interpersonal skills to build relationships with key customer contacts responsible for the decision-making process.  Actively listens, probes, and identifies concerns.  Understands customer's business and speaks their language.  Develops credibility, loyalty, trust, and commitment.  
     

Magna Standards

 

  • Practice and maintain integrity while following Magna’s Charter and Constitution.
  • Follow Magna’s Code of Conduct and Ethics and related compliance policies.
  • Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management system (IATF 16949).
  • Drive the development of new technologies to improve quality, efficiency and reduce cost.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures to ensure duties of self are performed in a safe manner.
  • Health & Safety responsibilities:
    •     Understand applicable Environmental, Health & Safety policies and procedures in the workplace.
    •     Report unsafe conditions immediately.
    •     Report injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses, property damage immediately.
    •     Follow safety rules.
    •     Comply with requirements for the use or operation of machines or equipment.
    •     Comply with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.
  • Create a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional/technical knowledge.
  • Develop and maintain a responsive and cooperative working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • Treat everyone with dignity, trust and respect.
  • Complete additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
 

Customers and Business Interfaces

 

  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Systems Engineering, DS/eDS
  • Prototype Dept
  • Test Engineering
  • Supplier Engineering
  • OEM Engineering
  • CAE group
  • Change Management 

Requirements and Qualifications

 

  • Minimum four (4) years related work experience required.
  • B.S. required – Engineering. 
  • High level of analytical ability, understand of engineering theory and principles of design
  • Working knowledge in computer-based software, strong organizational/communication skills, ability to work with others in a team environment.

 

Work Environment

 

Office environment, 20% travel required. 


While working in this environment, the employee will be exposed to machinery, moving equipment and material, moderate noise, airborne particles, fumes and various levels of temperature created by manufacturing processes.

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Contact

 


All interested internal applicants are required to inform their manager of their interest in this position, and complete the steps below, by COB Wednesday, July 20, 2022. 


Please submit an electronic internal application and e-mail it to Danielle Perhogan at danielle.perhogan@magna.com.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

 

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.


Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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