Program / Manager Manager - Relocate to China

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Southampton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1252198356
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Automotive Manufacture specialising in car interiors seeking and Project / Program manager

Your new company
Created at the turn of the millennium, the initial target was to create a business capable of offering short lead times and low-cost automotive tooling manufactured to the highest possible standards. In 2006, they moved into their Shenzhen assembly plant. They specialise in the Manufacture of car interiors working with Tier 1 vehicle suppliers

Their Shenzhen assembly plant proved to be such an effective model it was replicated in various other locations around the world. This enabled them to manufacture and deliver high-quality automotive products to more countries in a shorter timescale. As well as opening assembly plants, they have also opened a Design, Technology & Test Validation Centre. At this facility, each individual is fully committed to developing and enhancing new products for our product lines.

Your new role
Responsible for projects' timeline, quality of products and profitability
Ensure projects' completion on time, within budget and meet customer
objectives
Act as liaison for external customers and internal team
Lead Cross Functional Team for APQP activities; strive for continuous
improvement
An experienced leader of direct and indirect teams and their management
Experienced in an OEM or tier one with a high level of knowhow on plastic
injection molding and fixture management
Proven ability in delivery project management within an APQP or similar
framework
Sound commercial and financial sense considering Program budget
Extensive experience in automotive industry, in particular kinematic interior
parts development with good knowledge from start of Program to smooth
transition of production transfer
Experience of high volume and low volume vehicle programs
PC and CAD literate and at ease with MS Office products

What you'll need to succeed
Bachelor degree or above, major in Mechanical / Automotive Engineering, or
related disciplines
Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in project management for Program
Manager applicants
Familiar with Automotive Industry and TS16949 quality system is a must for
Program Managers
Effective communication, negotiation and presentation skills
Fluent in English
Knowledge of anyone of these languages Mandarin German, Spanish & French is a bonus
Work in Shenzhen, China

What you'll get in return
Progressional Opportunities
Competitive Salaries
Bonus Opportunities
Chance to experience a new culture
Company Benefits

What you need to do now
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