Driven by Excellence

Program Manager (m/f/d)

For our plant in Wooster/Ohio we are looking for:

Program Manager  (m/w/d)

Experience & Education: 

  • Minimum five (5) years related experience in Project management, High volume automotive production, Forging and/or Machining.
  • S. Engineering
  • Six Sigma/Lean certification

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Primary customer contact for technical projects/concerns
  • Develop and maintain APQP process for all new projects
  • Create cost calculations for quoting of potential projects
  • Ensure projects launch successfully on time and within budget
  • Manage multiple projects while sustaining strict record-keeping and project organization
  • Maintain communication of project status to all appropriate team members, including Senior and Executive Management and all departments
  • Ability to work in and lead multifunctional teams
  • Ability to plan and prioritize
  • Investigate and develop cost-saving initiatives and continuous process improvements
  • Know and understand Tekfor Quality Policy and Procedures
  • Support production engineering function when required
  • Perform other assigned duties as required

The Program Manager is the customer representative of Tekfor and is the plant authority for all programs delegated to him/her.  This includes cost calculations, new part development, and launch completion into mass production.  At all times it is the responsibility of the Program Manager to satisfy the customer while maintaining the profitability and success of Tekfor.  While not having any direct reports, the Program Manager must successfully coordinate and manage company time and resources.  This may also include utilization of personnel external to Tekfor USA from various companies.  The Program Manager does not implement the detailed actions required for project completion but instead focuses on leading the team and ensuring project completion by driving individual team-member task completion. The ability to pull together a team, collect required data, make decisions in a thorough and decisive manner, ask the right questions, and persistently push for solutions to obstacles is imperative to the success of the Program Manager.

Tekfor USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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