Share this Job
Location: 

Coventry, GB

Programme Manager

We are looking for a Programme Manager to join us to take a lead on delivery of multiple Seating programs for a prestigious British car manufacturing group. 

  

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

 

Primary Customer contact point for current and future programs. Coordinator of all Program activities.

 
SCOPE OF THE POSITION

 

Key responsibility to manage introduction of new program launches and control engineering change processes to ensure deliverables are achieved on time and on budget.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

 

KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Establish and build effective customer interfaces at all levels of the business.
  • Lead the program and manufacturing teams to deliver future MY changes and new model launches, ensuring engineering/cost/quality and timing objectives are defined and achieved.
  • Control, track and report program status throughout the program life to Senior Management through the use of the Lear Gateway / Profile system.
  • Focus the team on delivery of program and customer sign off (PPAP approval) to ensure customer cost recovery in line with Corporate requirements.
  • Develop and maintain program timing plans and budgets to match internal and external customer requirements.
  • Manage tooling timing and budget to support program milestones.
  • Define workload and resource requirements in conjunction with functional departmental managers to deliver on time and on budget.
  • Ensure all relevant Lear Corporation procedures are followed when delivering the program.

 

Technical Skills

 

  • Seat and/or Interior Systems design and development experience is essential.
  • Proven Project / Program Management experience (LPMP / GPDS / Gateways etc)
  • Commercial / financial awareness
  • Ability to motivate a team and drive problem resolution through hands on approach.
  • Understanding of APQP processes and deliverables.