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Senior Program Manager, Automotive in Detroit, MI at Nelson

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

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Job Number: 2114281

Senior Program Manager, Automotive

Detroit, MI

Compensation: $160-170K plus bonus


Our client in the automotive industry is looking for an experienced, dynamic and innovative Senior Program Manager, Automotive to lead and manage a research team in building a brand-new vehicle. If you have a deep passion for establishing, leading, designing and improving platforms, this is a job for you!

Senior Program Manager, Automotive Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead project teams in several locations
  • Develop, implement, direct, coordinate efforts and lead all B30 platforms
  • Ensure goals are met within the timeline and budget
  • Oversee all stages of the project development
  • Modify schedules or plans based on reports on project status reports
  • Work with project personnel to provide technical advice and resolve problems
  • Present project reports to Executives
  • Responsible and accountable for budgets
  • Maintain documentation on projects for references
  • Oversee and ensure that US local regulatory standards and specifications requirements are met
  • Work with internal departments in analyzing US market competitors
  • Research legal consultants to support B30 design process and ensure compliance with US law requirements
  • Manage and coordinate continuous improvements of lifecycle

Senior Program Manager, Automotive Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5 years' minimum experience in leadership or project management, research, product planning, project budget and cost management in the automotive industry
  • Vehicle development procedure and lifecycle management
  • Detail-oriented, organized, analytical and resourceful
  • Excellent English communication, written and oral skills

Senior Program Manager, Automotive

Detroit, MI

Compensation: $160-170K plus bonus

About Nelson:

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