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Remscheid, NW, DE, 42899

Program Manager Connection Systems Europe & Africa (m/w/d)

Company Overview:

Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of talented employees in 38 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks #186 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation


Your tasks:

Technical management of the project team in consultation with the department heads of the areas involved as part of the Lear Program Management Process (LPMP)
Creation and maintenance of the project plan (schedule, incl. milestones) in cooperation with the departments involved and the technical, financial and deadline goals agreed with the department head / manager program management
Communication, coordination and monitoring of the project process with all parties involved (customers, sales, calculation, development, quality, prototyping, production, etc.)
Ongoing reporting of project status to department head and management
Monthly project cost control
Ongoing optimization of project goals
Implementation of offer presentations at the customer - in cooperation with the sales department

Your qualifications:
A successfully completed bachelor's degree in electromechanical engineering, automotive engineering or comparable
At least three years of professional experience in development, sales or project management within the automotive industry
Business knowledge and good understanding of modern technologies
Knowledge of the custom requirements of VW, BMW, DC, JLR, VCC, Ford and other OEMs
You are characterized by high motivation, planning and coordination skills and a structured way of working
Ability to work in a team and negotiation skills are among your characteristics
Fluent German or Spanish and English 
Available to Traveling