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Program Manager

Company: Edison Manufacturing and Engineering
Location: Port Huron
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Edison Manufacturing and Engineering is looking to add a highly qualified Program Manager to our team who will act as the lead for a multi-disciplined team; typically consisting of purchasing, supply chain, process engineering, manufacturing, and quality engineering from program launch to closure. The Program Manager will monitor progress of suppliers of equipment and production parts to ensure on-time delivery and correct documentation where required. It is critical that the needs of our customers come first and that the Program Manager brings creativity to their work, doing whatever it takes to achieve success. This position reports to the CEO. Who We Are Edison specializes in manufacturing products across the automotive, aerospace, defense, and robotics markets. This includes everything that it takes to get there, with an emphasis on speed to market and exceptional quality. Our process is entirely product-centric, with services ranging from manufacturing feasibility, engineering, and execution of pre-production builds through volume production. We can deliver all facets or customize our services to each customer---s particular needs to provide a world class, product-centric manufacturing process. What Sets Us Apart Culture is where we compete first and foremost; having the right people with the right values enables our organization to be at the forefront of current technologies and what is to come tomorrow. Our team thrives in high change environments. Our experience and proven results, along with vast resources, allows us to deliver a level of service above the competition for our partners. Our value is that we offer a turnkey solution to managing the development, manufacture, and delivery of our customer---s products. What We Believe In Our core values drive what we believe and how we operate. It is critical to our success that all employees support these values through their daily interactions and decisions. Treat others as you would want to be treated Challenge the status quo Take ownership Either win or learn What You Will Do Ensure programs launch on time and meet deliverables Meet profitability and capital financial targets throughout program life cycle Monitor timing, quality, technical and financial risks and issues on assigned projects Mitigate risks through risk analysis and quantification, resolving issues where possible Elevate and focus management attention when there is not timely resolution Ensure that timely and accurate gate reviews and routine reports are conducted on assigned projects, using these tools to expose risks and elevate issues Determine post launch profitability as early as possible in development, and report gaps to business case profitability Remain flexible to changing responsibilities and workload adjustments Act as a customer advocate when conferring with other departments and provide direction on program requirements and priorities within Edison. Provide leadership, guidance, coaching and technical support to team members Additional duties as assigned What You Will Bring to this Role Ideal Experience Bachelor---s Degree in engineering or related technical field required Ten (10) years of project or program management or equivalent experience in a product development and manufacturing environment Working knowledge of Program Management processes such as change control, risk identification and phase gate processes Working knowledge of APQP and product/process verification techniques Working knowledge of Program Management tools such as EVM, risk analyses, communication plans, timing plans, business cases and comprehensive financial analyses Expert skills in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project Experience launching complete vehicle production or up-fit programs with adherence to APQP processes preferred PMP Certification preferred Product Development experience preferred Key Behaviors Treat others as you would want to be treated Reliable Exceptional verbal and written communication skills Act with integrity and professionalism Builds trust relationships and works collaboratively Take Ownership Effective planning and organizational skills, ability to complete assignments and meet deadlines Proactive and responsive --- take initiative to ask, learn and make things happen Strong attention to detail, follow through and commitment to excellence Customer focused while also being focused on cost, quality and delivery Challenge the Status Quo Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills Acts with a growth mindset, curious to learn and develop acumen for the business/industry Either Win or Learn Results-oriented work ethic with the ability to persevere through challenges Leadership Ability to support employee development through identification of growth areas and strategies for improvement Sees the big picture and aligns with the company vision and values Skilled in having difficult conversations to address areas for improvement What We Expect Objectives: Align the Edison Team around key upcoming program launches Achieve satisfactory Cost Performance Index Achieve satisfactory Schedule Performance Index Why Edison? Competitive Compensation and Benefits The compensation package will be attractive to the candidate possessing the experience, qualifications, and ability to deliver exceptional value to the company. Family and Community Oriented We are committed to the success and growth of our community. Giving back isn---t just about donating resources; it---s about making an investment that is sustainable. We partner with local schools and FIRST Robotics to engage youth early on and give them a compelling reason to stay in their hometown. We offer regular events for our employees and their families. Opportunities for Growth We know that our people determine our success, therefore we are committed to investing in you and your success. We are focused on providing employees with the opportunity to learn and grow in a high-performing team atmosphere where your opinion will be valued. Location The individual for this role is not expected to be in the office every day and therefore a portion of the work can be conducted remotely. Frequency of time spent at our headquarters in Port Huron, Michigan will be mutually agreed upon to limit excessive commuting while ensuring we are achieving a world class level of performance. It is the policy of Edison Manufacturing and Engineering to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to any legally protected status such as race, color, ethnic status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Keywords: Edison Manufacturing and Engineering, Warren , Program Manager, Executive , Port Huron, Michigan

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