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Program Manager

Byrnes & Rupkey, Inc.
Florence, Alabama, United States
July 13, 2018

Our automotive client is looking to add a Program Manager to their team in the Florence, AL area. They are a growing company with a fast-paced, team oriented environment.

Must Have:

• Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline required. Masters degree in Engineering or MBA is preferred.

• Minimum of 6 years of experience in program management, design, product development, sales, quality, engineering, and/or manufacturing within the automotive industry.

• Ability to monitor several program schedules and balance multiple priorities.

Key Responsibilities:

• The Program Manager performs in the lead role the focal point for product development and launch for both the customer and company.

• Leads Core Team activities, including: planning new program launch; creating project schedules with key milestones; defining each functional area’s deliverables; communicating plans, schedules, and changes; and generating consensus from the team.

• Understands all customer requirements for the project, communicates them to the team, and ensures that the team meets or exceeds them.

• Ensures adherence to project plan and schedule by conducting core team meetings, generating follow-up documents, managing open issues, facilitating team member’s jobs, and soliciting management support in overcoming problems.

• Budgets, tracks, and, controls all project costs in real time, ensuring that all chargeable costs are assigned to the customer, and obtaining management approval for all cost overruns.

• Authorizes and controls changes in the program affecting the agreed to targets and/or objectives.

Byrnes & Rupkey, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Recruiting firm.