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Program Manager Electronics
Varroc Lighting Systems
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- team manager
- home office work
- remote recruitment
The program manager is accountable and responsible for coordinating and leading global, cross-functional project teams to meet or exceed project objectives and customer deliverables in relation to quality, profitability, cost, timing, and resource planning. Additionally, the program manager manages project scope, risk, communication, and reporting activities from project inception through launch.
Establish strong customer relationships – including the OEM Purchasing, Program Management, Engineering and Quality departments.
Single point of contact to customer for Varroc actions. Responsible for implementation and communication of action plans to meet the OEM’s cascaded objectives.
Lead internal operating system processes and procedures for project teams. Lead gate reviews for both pre-reviews and executive gate reviews. Ensure projects are complete and approved prior to review.
Project Scope Management – Lead development, management, and confirmation of customer requirements including Statement of Work and Design Change Requests. Communicate to customer through customer warning/impact letters when customer related decisions jeopardize Varroc’s ability to deliver to project objectives.
Project Timing Management – Ensure project/customer timing is met. Communicate status to customer and internal team members.
Program Cost Management – Ensure project meets profitability targets established during gate 2 program commitment targets. Establish profitability roadmaps to meet objectives.
Program Risk Management – Establish Risk Mitigation Plans.
Deliver VAVE (cost reduction) budget commitments for product line.
Support quoting activities.
Bill all project tooling in less than 7 days past PPAP.
Provide program status reports to the customer.
Lead cross-functional engineering/manufacturing/purchasing team meetings and coordinate efforts.
Single-point-of-contact with customer for program issues, timing, change control.
Bachelors in electronic engineering or mechanical engineering and business studies background.
At least 5 years experience as program manager in the automotive industry is required.
At least 5 years experience in Electronic development & production processes.
Experience leading a cross-functional team, ideally an international cross-functional team.
Launch experience and/or manufacturing experience is desired.
Experience interfacing with product development and customer is required, including demonstrated ability to manage customer expectations.
Ability to review, understand and convert functional requirements into valid technical specifications and documentation.
Ability to review, understand and covert financial calculations into customer quotes and breakdowns.
Strong project management, organizational skills, business acumen and process improvement skills including lean business process development and value stream mapping.
Demonstrated ability to plan projects and motivate and lead a team to meet planned dates for cost, quality and timely delivery.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong presentation and negotiation skills
Ability to function in a fast-paced team-oriented environment and handle multiple priorities
Strong skills in English language for communication, negotiation and presentation.
Flexibility to travel for project support; overtime expected including several evening meetings with global teams.
parking space for employees
sharing the commuting costs
employee referral program
Please send your interest and CV in English.
Varroc Lighting Systems
Varroc Lighting Systems is a premier developer and manufacturer of next-generation external lighting systems and vehicle control electronics (cameras based product line) for the automotive and two-wheeler industries. Focused on safety, mobility, and style, Varroc Lighting Systems brings leading-edge technology to the mainstream automotive market with high-quality and cost-competitive solutions. Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, U.S., the company has more than 7,000 employees worldwide with 20 locations in 16 countries and capabilities on every continent where vehicles are produced. Varroc Lighting Systems is a key member of the Varroc Group family of automotive components businesses.
VLS in Poland
Varroc has been present on the Polish market since 2018, when the company opened its lighting development office in Kraków. In 2019, the company expanded its operations and opened a new plant specializing in the production of full range of headlamps in Niemce. The facility was built in the spirit of industry 4.0 and was designed to achieve the highest levels of automation, safety and efficiency.
Varroc has gradually expanded its activities in Poland and several strategic departments are currently located in Krakow. There is a global purchasing department, global product research and development, and the development office of the dedicated Electronic Business Unit that was established in 2020.