Program Manager

Job Details

LocationSterling Heights, MI,
Job TypeFullTimeRegular
Degree RequiredPost - Secondary

Job Description

On behalf of our injection molding client, we are currently recruiting for an experienced Program Manager to their team. This position reports to the Manager of Program Management


  • Develop and maintain programs from inception through to production
  • Practice and promote all aspects of the ISO9001:2015 and IATF 16949 Quality System and Health & Safety policies
  • Manage programs (New and Revised) from Customer Business Award to Successful Production Sign off of Launch
  • Assemble and Lead APQP team to ensure launch is completed on time, on budget and all Customer and Company requirements are met
  • Co-ordinate and ensure the preparation of prototype/production sample submission
  • Co-ordinate and ensure through Quality resources that all required dimensional, appearance and laboratory data is properly submitted on a timely basis
  • Co-ordinate and ensure production readiness through Engineering resources on team for facility changes, equipment installations, packaging
  • Create and Maintain the program APQP binder and orderly filing of engineering drawings, specifications, change notices and project history
  • Participate in design and readiness reviews with the customer and support Assembly plants during build events and during launch
  • Manage Sub-Suppliers during launch with help of purchasing and quality
  • Manage tooling suppliers including costing, tool designs, builds, trials and production sign off
  • After Launch support program through Engineering Changes
  • Prepare cost reduction proposals
  • Review programs for continuous improvement
  • Root cause all verbal and written customer concerns during launch
  • Participate in costing of new programs
  • Provide supplier performance information to the Purchasing group
  • Visit customer and supplier locations


    • University Engineering Degree or College Diploma; Mechanical, Chemical or equivalent
    • Minimum 5 years' experience in plastics/painting/assembly automotive production environment in engineering role
    • Minimum 2 years in launch engineering role
    • Training, Supervision, Communication
    • Performance & Department Management
    • Project Management
    • Root Cause Analysis
    • Utilize Computer Programs to support activities
    • Strong Mechanical Assembly, Dimensional experience
    • APQP Process
    • Strong Computer skills (Microsoft Office, CAD), Complex Mathematics
    • GD&T

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