A self-motivated Project Manager with experience in automotive industry; acting as the key liaison among all involved BILSTEIN sites & functions; responsible for planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closing of new product development and launch projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities(Limit to 10 most essential duties and/or responsibilities. Note: Other duties may be assigned):
Responsible for managing a project team without direct supervisory responsibility.
Establish the definition of projects, and determine projects’ scope with other stakeholders inside and outside of the company
Develop and follow project plans, (schedule, resource, and financial)
Monitor progress of projects, ensure that milestones are achieved, and convey summary project status reports to leadership.
Leads cross-functional/ cross-continental locations Project Teams from Manufacturing, Quality, Design, Development, & Purchasing to bring new product into production per planned timetables.
Support plant production preparation activities.
Evaluate project results including confirmation of project deliverables and coordinate lessons learned, opportunities for improvement for future project teams.
Establish and improve product development procedures with involvement of the other related departments
Work with applicable ERP and Databases to track the status of projects at different stages, and/or create summary reports
The position may require travelling nationally and internationally up to 20%.
Qualifications & Experience
Must have a track record of successfully managing cross-functional project teams for design, development and introduction of new products, as well as experience in a technical role in the product life cycle process.
Knowledge in ISO TS16949, Process Flows, and Control Plans required
Throughout the world, the name thyssenkrupp Bilstein stands for innovation and high-tech solutions in chassis engineering. With its competitive chassis engineering solutions and with production facilities in Europe, North and South America, and Asia, the company supplies a complete range of damping and suspension products. Moreover, thyssenkrupp Bilstein has for many years, been a preferred partne...r in motor sports and vehicle tuning. Our membership with the internationally operating thyssenkrupp AG ensures that resources for investment provide an additional lead in development competency. Particularly, through simultaneous engineering, we permanently help to improve engineering design and systems in automotive engineering.