Responsible to lead a project cross functional team representing Product Engineering, Sales, Technical Account Engineer, Purchasing, Production, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Operations and Quality
Able to lead the team through regular project update meetings, and internal Gate review meetings.
Responsible for the overall project, leading all related tasks through its entire life; committed to meet project expectations in terms of quality, cost, budget & timing, in accordance with the Litens appropriate process.
Responsible to plan and schedule Project timelines, proposing scenarios to achieve milestones, as well as defining project tasks, duration & resource requirements, to complete the project according to Litens appropriate process and customer expectations.
Responsible for the Project Budget definition together with PE and Management.
Responsible for tracking project deliverables including timing, technical requirements, quality, and commercial targets, including budget and cost,
Securing proper and timely escalation in anticipation for potential gaps versus targets.
Responsible for overseeing and proactively anticipating project Risks & Changes, then introducing a plan of mitigation actions, to help secure the project, and eliminate any negative impact.
Ensuring the Risk Assessment is updated, and mitigation actions are deployed and followed up.
Able to prepare a decision-making process for relevant stakeholders, and escalating at the right level, in case the team will need additional support to react on complex scenarios/cases such as: Volume deviations and related sales price adjustments, Production process deviations, Supply Chain Impacts, and any other change or risk that impacts the scope of a project.
Responsible for maintaining effective and updated KPI´s as well as reporting to Superior and Senior Management when required.
Holds at any time the overall view about the respective status of project costs, quality and timing and provides management reports as needed during: Litens Gate process within launch project, Serial production performance and End of Project.
Responsible to lead the escalation meetings with Senior Management, with Management support, whenever escalation is required to assure the Project success.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
The Successful Candidate will possess:
3-year College Diploma or equivalent
3-5 years of experience after graduation in the automotive industry or similar including project management responsibilities
Proven leadership skills
Demonstrated knowledge in Project Management Methodology and Techniques
Demonstrated knowledge in APQP
Demonstrated strong communication skills
Ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects and priorities
Ability to deal with ambiguity.
Build and maintain relationships by engaging value stream leaders to address risks /issues, build consensus and achieve objectives.
Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff.
Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule, on Budget, and within flawless closure.
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking.
Experience in using Microsoft tools such as MS Teams, MS Excel, MS Projects, PM PowerPoint
Demonstrated knowledge in Internal & External Project Audits
Critical thinking Process skills.
Problem Solving Process and 8D methodology.
PMP designation is an asset.
Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.