Neapco Holdings

Senior Manager, Program Management

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Named as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States by Crain’s Fast 50 and Inc. Magazine and recently awarded with the Corp! Magazine 2018 Economic Bright Spot Award in the Enterprise Business category, Neapco designs, manufactures and distributes OEM driveline products for automotive and non-automotive applications throughout the globe. To guarantee high-performance but competitively priced products, we combine low-cost sourcing of materials, innovative in-house design, efficient production and quality assurance processes with high quality people. 

Neapco is currently seeking to fill the full-time position of Senior Manager, Americas Program Management, leading new program global initiatives. This position is based out of our Farmington Hills Michigan facility. Compensation dependent upon qualifications.

 

Neapco recognizes that our team members are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to providing them with a safe, drug-free workplace fostering respect and ethical treatment. Unlawful discrimination in employment decisions based on race, color, religion, ethnic/national origin, age, sex, veteran status, disability or any similar protected status is strictly prohibited. In return for their expertise and shared commitment to our goals, we offer our team members competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

Job Code: Senior Manager, Program Management
Posted On: Monday, 22nd October 2018
Location: Farmington Hills, Michigan
World Headquarters
38900 Hills Tech Drive, Farmington Hills, MI 48111
Education: 4 Year Degree

Job Description:

  • Lead regional program management team for new product incorporation into North America
  • Supervise day-to-day activities of North American Program Management Team (Direct reports 5-6)
  • Assure teams are managing program timing and milestones and pursuing flawless launch.
  • Responsible to assure that programs are meeting financial and budget targets or escalate accordingly
  • Develop and maintain departmental budget
  • Perform yearly Objectives Cascade and Performance Reviews of Direct Reports
  • Provide organizational leadership for development, launch, training, and continuous improvement of Program Management Process and Systems
  • Act as key communication link with all customers, both internal and external
  • Provide oversite and guidance for Change Management processes to assure that we are meeting customer requirements for both forward model and new model changes.

Preferred Skills:

  • Proven track record managing complex global programs and teams
  • Knowledge of powertrain products and processes preferred (e.g., half shafts, propshafts, axles, and transmissions)
  • Experience working and leading in multi-cultural business environments
  • Minimum of three (3) years of Program Management experience
  • Minimum of five (10) years of experience working in at least two other functional areas (manufacturing, product development, sales, and or supply chain management)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrated ability in process/procedure development
  • Awareness of production, engineering, quality, and MP&L disciplines.
  • Knowledge of VDA/IATF/APQP quality systems
  • Ability/willingness to travel (20% or less), primarily during launch phases with USA and Mexico but occasional travel to Europe and Asia as well

 

Education:

  • Master’s Degree preferred, combination of education and experience will be evaluated in absence of degree