Eaton Corporation Program Manager II in Galesburg, Michigan
Responsible for the successful execution of the NPD Program(s) and projects and there budget allocation. Lead the Integrated Program Team(s) to drive customer satisfaction, continuous improvement and life of the program financial performance by managing customer programs, contracts, and business relationships.
Manages the Lifecycle Financials of the NPD Program(s) and projects. Responsibility, Authority and Accountability (RAA) for every project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, cost and quality commitments.
Execute IPT leadership across the Program. Seeks team input to promote rapid resolution to issues. Coaches and provides feedback/rewards on performance indicators.
Supervises the Project Managers assigned to the Program. Establishes objectives and goals and provides direction to the program and project teams in areas of customer concerns, potential changes in scope and risk assessment. Facilitates the implementation of program management processes at the site, business unit or Division.
Manage effective customer communications. Improve organization responsiveness to customer requirements. Communication and manage customer expectations and contractual commitments internal to the business.
Ensure standard program management processes are utilized and adequate support to the program and project teams by coordinating PM reviews, preparing & publishing PM metrics and reports.
Maintain metrics for program for earned value (CPI/SPI), quality, technical performance and delivery through all of the PROLaunch phases.
Coordinates all risks and requirements of the program into a complete integrated entity. This is accomplished by planning, controlling, integrating all projects into the programs and measuring all elements to ensure the requirements and goals are successfully achieved.
Manage customer contract, pricing, terms and conditions and contractual flow-down through the organization. Establish and negotiate pricing strategies by system and/or product, market and by customer. Develop contract negotiation strategies. Ensure effective change management process is utilized.
Provides periodic program updates (Program Status Report – Green/Yellow/Red) of current situation relating to contractual milestones and problem/high risk areas (e.g., technical, cost, and schedule). Provides updates to the business units as well as divisional, and group levels.
Plays a key role in developing New business proposals and executing the overall program plan.
Provides overall Program interface with the customer.
Coordinates and monitors Vehicle Group program technical personnel across multiple sites.
Bachelors degree required; Engineering degree preferred
Minimum 8 years experience in Program Management; or a combination of Program Management with some Engineering and/or Product Development Management
Experienced in Vehicle New Product Development (NPD) programs
Proven Leadership skills - capability to lead change in an Integrated Team (IPT) environment across multiple sites and customers globally.
Fully demonstrating to proficient in Program and Project Management methodologies, processes and tools
Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (PMP) highly recommended
Excellent communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written with ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to Eaton management and customer
Experience in Risk Management
Strong analytical skills and business acumen
Broad knowledge of the Vehicle industry
Experience managing programs with: 1) components / subsystems / systems scope of responsibility, 2) Moderate customer business risk, 3) Moderate to high NRE budgets, and 4) High Revenue Growth Program value
Must be capable of leading effectively in diverse cultural situations with our global Vehicle customers and team members.
Must be capable of initiating and providing recommendations for Division and Group Senior Leadership Team’s review and approval that will achieve desired customer outcomes
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Job: Program / Project Management
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
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