As the Senior Program Manager in SF Motors’ R&D Center, you will be partnering with functional leaders to ensure smooth flow of Program Management activities for vehicle engineering and integration disciplines. Senior PM will be monitoring tasks and recommending improvements to processes and procedures. You will work closely together with the vehicle development teams to set up key milestones, timing requirements, and performance targets.
Duties and responsibilities
Partner with the functional leaders to ensure timely communication and collaboration of the team on the assigned project with styling, engineering, purchasing, finance, manufacturing, and process development departments.
Facilitate effective communications across functions with guidance from senior leadership team. Create and maintain all appropriate documentation.
Monitor project plan, analyze resources constantly, and make recommendations to ensure the successful completion of project milestones as established.
Utilize and follow the product delivery process to coordinate all activities concerned with the completion of the project up to and including the launch of the assigned project.
Collect customer feedback and convey customer requirements and issue to the team. Ensure appropriate resolution is provided to the customer within established timeframes.
Support General Manager and CEO with other duties as assigned
Hire talents for the Program Management functions
Leadership in cross-functional teams
Up to 40% travel.
Required Education and Experience
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience. Minimum 10 years of program management experience in an automotive environment; full cycle product development process up to and including launch highly preferred.
Exposure to engineering design processes, individual program tracking, developing timelines, tracking costs, monitoring budgets and managing databases.
Proven track record of managing program budgets. PMP certification or equivalent level of experience highly desirable
Extensive and successful experience in managing cross functional teams
Strong communication skills: verbal, written, and program management presentations
Ability to plan and independently prioritize work.
Demonstrated successful performance with independent problem solving and quantitative analysis skills.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to successfully complete multiple tasks within established deadlines.