Randstad Sales Engineer in Troy, Michigan
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salary:$115,000 - $135,000 per year
date posted:Friday, September 15, 2017
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The Program Manager is responsible for leading and managing multiple projects, meeting customer demands, achieving overall project timing, and meeting financial targets. You will be required to lead a project team from development through series production, acting as the primary point of communication between the customer and the project team.
Work together with internal management teams and customer management teams to plan, develop, control and direct the projects.
Lead across functions to ensure on time delivery of the right products that meet quality standards to the customer.
Coordinate ongoing analyses of projects and development activities to identify cost saving opportunities, quality improvements, and process improvements.
Support sales teams in presenting new technologies and products to existing customers and current products to potential new customers.
Provide technical direction and serve as the point of contact for design engineering and process/manufacturing engineering.
Learn and use the Marquardt Product Development Process.
Plan programs with multiple technical components, track budgets and timelines, and prepare/ present status reports for management.
Manage the Engineering Change Notice (ECNs) needed for the project(s), being the Gate Keeper of the ECN process.
Required Qualifications for this role include:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or related field.
1+ year of experience in Project/Program Management.
1+ year of experience in Project/Development Engineering preferred.
Mechanical or Electrical (preferred) design/development skills.
Automotive industry experience.
Ability to manage projects, including planning and organization, decision making, problem solving, work delegation, and employee development.
Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Email, MRP software and PLM software is a plus.
Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
Strong Presentations skills. Must be able to present to large and small groups including project teams, management and customers.
Basic accounting and budgetary skills.
Foreign language (German/Spanish) is a plus.