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Program Manager

Company: Yazaki Corporation
Location: Canton
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

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: Canton, MI, USA POSITION SUMMARY PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Launch Readiness / Process Sign Off (PSO) Conform to standard management system: Yazaki Program Management System (YPMS) Ensure all tasks are performed for launch readiness and PSO Coordinate all customer visits to the manufacturing facilities Assist in supplying requirements to Manufacturing Approve all resolutions to the follow-up issues that are presented to the customer Customer Contact Coordinate and lead for all customer-critical issues while individual departments handle day to day issues Review program metrics and satisfaction levels recurrently with the customer Program Scope Coordinate, lead, and initiate the approval of program scope changes Report the management of activities to executive management Scheduling and Tracking Coordinate, lead, and approve the program schedule and tracking process to ensure the program meets the scope and customer requirements, to meet overall program metrics Review program timing and progress toward achievement of targets and goals Coordinate and lead the critical build phases, while approving support activities to ensure successful delivery of the program Prepare regular reports for presentation to executive management, which address program progress status Open Issues Review and assign newly entered open issues Update issues in central tracking system Review issue statuses between program meetings Approve all closed issues Classify and archive closed and approved issues for continuous improvement Review open issues database for continuous improvement Address any scope, schedule, and budget changes to the program brought on by open issues Risk Assessment. Coordinate the Risk Assessment Plan with the program team Receive and review all recorded program risks Allocate risk prevention and risk mitigation actions REQUIREMENTS Degree Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Management or related field; applicable experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Certification Requirements: N/A Previous Experience: Required: 5 years applicable experience in Engineering, Sales or related field Preferred: 6+ years of experience Travel Requirements: Both domestic and international travel required between branches, customer and manufacturing sites Language: N/A Software: Microsoft Suite On Call Requirements: Yes, during customer production hours including overtime and weekend hours. Extended work hours occasionally required to meet with parties in different time zones. Physical Requirements: Office position - primarily sedentary

Keywords: Yazaki Corporation, Canton , Program Manager, Executive , Canton, Michigan

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