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Project Manager

Troy, Michigan, United States

Job ID : J000619763

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Overview

Drive the automotive macro trends of electrification, safety automation and connectivity to the next generation of solutions. With so many new features added almost every day, we need experts in managing our customers’ requirements. As part of our Systems teams linking the customers and Tech teams, you’ll help us engineer, design and produce an entirely new and smarter architecture for tomorrow’s cars.

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  • Analytical
  • Communicative
  • Curious
  • Quick-thinking
  • Solution-Driven
  • Team player

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“I really like the moment when I turn off my computer and I feel like I have accomplished something today. I like the challenge. The challenge is high here at Aptiv, but at the end of the day it brings us results and satisfaction.”

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Software-System Lead

Job Description

SHAPE THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY FROM DAY ONE.

This position is part of our Signal & Power Solutions segment; Connection Systems business unit. 

Summary (About this Position):

The Aptiv Connection Systems team has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager - Program Management Office (PMO) in Troy, MI at our Troy Technical Center. The successful candidate will lead the North America PMO including identifying and leading initiatives to drive systemic improvement in Aptiv's launch performance while ensuring compliance to Aptiv's standardized product development processes.

Your Role (i.e. Key Job Responsibilities):

Lead in the strategic development and execution of the Americas (North and South America) Connection Systems Program Management Office

  • Identification and analysis of systemic issues impacting launch performance – lead cross-functional team to develop and implement corrective actions

  • Drive systemic improvement across all product lines

  • Ensure process compliance across all product lines

  • Provide governance and oversight of Product Development Process deliverables for all product lines

  • Drive data accuracy to improve reporting

  • Identify and lead process improvement initiatives

  • Track and report success metrics and/or key performance indicators (KPI)

Serve as the Program Management Champion for critical customers

  • Collaborate & engage with customer champions across all functions

  • Serve as the initial escalation path for Program Management, identifying risk, developing & executing risk mitigation plans

  • Support Program Management teams as necessary to drive flawless execution

  • Gather and communicate Voice of the Customer information to drive improvements

Support all segment and corporate reporting requirements

  • Weekly critical program reviews

  • Monthly regional reviews

  • Monthly corporate reviews

  • Flawless Launch reporting

  • CEO & high risk Process Validation test reports

Other

  • Preparepresentations, research, and communication as needed.

  • Manage execution and delivery of special projects as assigned

  • Some traveling required

  • Ensure compliance with customer specific requirements

Your Required Background (i.e. Must Haves):

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

  • 3+ years of project/program management experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management systems

  • Previous experience leading a project management office (PMO)

  • Automotive industry experience

Your Preferred Background (i.e. Nice to Haves):

  • Master's degree in Engineering Management or MBA

  • PMP Certification

  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Project, Excel, Outlook, Skype, Teams, Visio, etc.)

  • Strong results-orientation and execution characteristics

  • Resourcefully innovative and adapts in a rapidly changing environment

  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a strong ability to work with a team

  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize and accomplish multiple conflicting tasks, make intelligent, timely decisions and solve problems independently

  • Strong presence, poise and persuasiveness to establish a high level of credibility quickly

Aptiv USA Rewards and Advantages

  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential

  • Competitive health benefits including 401K match

  • Learning, professional growth and development in a world recognized international environment

  • Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers

  • Recognition for innovation and excellence

  • Opportunities to give back to the community

  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Paid Time-Off (Vacation, Parental Leave etc.)

About Aptiv: Aptiv is a global technology company that develops safe, green and connected solutions which are enabling the future of mobility. The company has over 180,000 employees across 15 technical centers and 126 manufacturing locations in 44 countries and generates over $14B in revenues per year.

Our name represents knowledge, adaptiveness and drive. It highlights our ability to both envision the future and to bring it to life, making it real through our portfolio of safe, green and connected technologies and deep systems integration expertise.

About Connection Systems: This business unit provides technologies that serve as the nervous system of the vehicle, including the complete design, manufacture and assembly of the vehicle’s connection systems.

This business unit’s products include a vast array of connection systems technologies for the vehicle, including: Housings, Terminals, MePa/Pin-headers, High Voltage Chargers and Interconnects, SRS, High Speed Data solutions, On-Glass connections, Electrical Centers, Media Modules and Wireless Charging products.

Our technology provides the critical signal distribution and computing power backbone that supports increased vehicle content and electrification, reduced emissions and higher fuel economy.

Some see differences.  We see perspectives that make us stronger.

Diversity and Inclusion are sources of innovation and creativity, both of which are essential to Aptiv’s success. Everyday our diverse team comes together, drives innovation, pursues solutions, and meets challenges using their unique abilities, perspectives and talents, changing what tomorrow brings. When you join our team, you’ll get encouraged to think boldly, express your viewpoint and innovate as a matter of habit.

Some see technology.  We see a way to make connections.

At Aptiv, we don’t just see the world differently; we work to change reality. That means developing technology that rewrites the rules of what’s possible in the pursuit of making transportation safer, greener and more connected. Today there are more than 180,000 of us globally, located in 44 countries, and united by one mission. Join the movement and together, let’s change tomorrow.

Candidates for positions with Aptiv must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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