Position Title : Program Manager_IAM Location : Ningbo, Zhejiang, China Report to : IAM Director
POSITION SUMMARY The individual is responsible for a successful, on-time, on-budget New Aftermarket Programs launch and ensures that the needs of the customer and BorgWarner are met. The Program Manager will effectively communicate and direct the activities of the cross-functional launch team for each assigned program. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Serve as the leader for all program matters and is the key contact during the launch process. Obtain all program requirements, program inputs and targets. Assist with sales/purchasing negotiations, agreements, technical and commercial terms with outside. Complete change management quotations, negotiate pricing and resolve program commercial issues. Follow day-to-day activities during the program lunch time. Manage prototype builds and work with manufacturing departments to resolve production issues through the Start-of-Production phase. Establish and maintain the Program Charter and Contract. Oversee the process and present functional reviews to management. Ensure program milestones are met, manage open issues, clear roadblocks and raise major program issues to the appropriate senior level internally as well as at the customer when necessary. Manage the quality process, create program review documents and obtain pre-production approval and customer approvals on prints. Develop, submit and obtain timely approval of program funding and track program costs according to budget. Work with management to ensure that the program is aligned with product and business unit strategies. Develop a post-launch lessons learned document and contract evaluation for continuous improvement. Employees should strictly abide the EHS rules and regulations and behavior guide line in the plant; wear PPE in right way; actively participate in EHS training; do housekeeping at work; report accidents and unsafe issues immediately, join the accident disposal. Specific presentation can be reached in TMS system and individual job description. Responsible for program launch team training.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business required; Master's level degree or MBA preferred; PMI certification preferred. Minimum 3 years work experience in a PM, Sales or Engineering environment, including supervisory experience required; experience with an automotive OEM or powertrain components supplier preferred. Networking and significant customers/suppliers contact requires the ability to foster and maintain positive internal and external relationships. Must have highly developed organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines. Proficient with Microsoft office applications - Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Ability to work in a dynamic, matrix organization. Bilingual preferred. Strong sense of responsibility