QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Work Experience, etc.):
Minimum [Must have to be considered for the position]:
- High school diploma or equivalent and 10 or more year’s experience; or, Bachelor’s degree and 3 or more year’s relevant technical experience in the automotive industry.
- 2 or more years automotive supply experience with blue print and CAD interpretation of designs
- Able to travel 30% of time
Desired [Will provide job holder with added skill(s) to perform duties]:
- ASQ Certified Quality Engineer
- AIAG Certified to Core Tools
- Certified to OEM specific systems on their website
- Engineering degree
- 2 or more years of automotive quality management or program management experience
- 5 years’ experience in acoustical products and functional plastics or equivalent.
- Creative problem solving track record
- Capable/knowledgeable in:
- Product Realization Procedure and other relevant CPAC policies & procedures.
- G,D&T, blue print, & CAD model interpretation
- Program Management, Quality Management
- Strong in the following from CPAC’s ‘Key Performance Traits’ list:
- Planning/Organizing – Effectively plans and organizes activities of others and themselves.
- Delegation – Skill at using line & staff to get things done.
- Follow up/Control – Insures that directives are understood and carried out.
- Impact – Makes a good first impression. Wears well over time. Is effective in leading others to a desired course of action.
- Knowledge of job – Familiarity with the various procedures of the work.
- Drive – Demonstrates personal accomplishment and desire to excel.
Program Managers have primary responsibility for the successful launch of their programs. As such, they must provide strong, broad reaching leadership
- they must be in command of what is going on with their programs,
- they must cause to occur what needs to occur.
Program Managers interface with, lead, and/or influence a wide variety of individuals & positions (from shop floor operators to Senior Managers) at the customer, within CPAC, and at suppliers including tooling suppliers. As such, they need to make a good first impression - wear well over time – be professional – and engender an atmosphere of trust & team work.