ZF Program Manager in Lafayette, Indiana
Lafayette, IN, US, 47904-1863
Req ID 10888 | CSS Lafayette Staff, United States
We are looking for a new colleague in the Program Management Department at our location in Lafayette, Indiana.
Establish, update and implement processes to ensure timely completion of all programs/projects, internal or external (e.g. VA/VE, ECNs and customer driven changes).
Lead multi-functional business program teams using a company-specific product launch process (GDPEP), maintaining the database that monitors the status of the global program portfolio and acting as gatekeeper to ensure adherence to GDPEP and compliance to IATF section of Program Management.
Manage programs as required by business needs (supply base management, operations changes, cost reduction initiatives) and maintain comprehensive program reports including schedule and metrics status, open issues and actions and change management (EC) summary.
Develop program gate review documentation and program books in support of GDPIM process requirements.
Conduct program meetings and management gate reviews. Function as primary program contact within the ZF organization and with OEM customers.
Coordinate functional activities and ensure matrix resource efficiencies to achieve program objectives. Matrix functions include Sales, Product Engineering, Quality, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Materials and Finance.
Manage capital and tooling expenditure appropriation requests (CEA). Ensure CEA spending achieves budget metrics.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Technology or Business Management required (Master’s Degree preferred)
Minimum of 10 years of automotive, business-related experience including progressive responsibility in an engineering or operations environment with a minimum of 5 years of Program Management experience required
Demonstrated organizational skills required
Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must
Ability to influence in a matrix management environment is essential
PMP certification required
Be part of our ZF team as Program Manager and apply now!
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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
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