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Program Manager - Automotive

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  


Hydro  Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

 

Job Summary: This position is for a Program Manager to coordinate and facilitate activities related to launches and ramp up of new business opportunities  for the operation; especially automotive and complex programs.  The  main objective for this position is to take new business opportunities from concept to reliable & standard production flow while meeting customer required capabilities and profitability targets.  This person will coordinate, oversee and be engaged from capability analysis, presale, process trial and process verification through all manufacturing areas (Cast, Extrusion, Fabrication & Packing).  This person will work closely  and be a Liaison between Quality, our Commercial team and key Customer contacts. 

 

 

Job Location: #Remote

 

Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave

 

Pay Range: $108,000-$123,000

 

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors’ degree or 12 years relevant experience. Otherwise, Associates’ degree or unrelated degree plus 6 years’ relevant experience. 
  • Minimum five (5) years of industrial / manufacturing experience  
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience executing launch processes. 
  • Fluency in English is required.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline is preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Exposure to the aluminum extrusion industry is a plus.
  • Exposure to the Automotive Industry a plus (Tier 1-3)
  • Extrusion, Fabrication experience a plus
  • Familiarity with metals (aluminum preferred) and fabrication processes, exposure to lean manufacturing, and proficiency in technical writing.
  • Familiarity with PMBOK, basic program management discipline skills
  • Proven ability to effectively drive projects and prototype orders through a manufacturing organization and execute successful hand-offs.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills.
  • Manage program Scope, timing and budget.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible as Program manager of the program launch from inception to a (3) month post launch period.
  • Work as a liaison between Hydro’s Business Development personnel, Hydro manufacturing facilities, Product Development Engineers and the customers to clarify RFQ requirements, SOW (scope of work), timing and budget tracking.  
  • APQP – complete program execution.
    • Capacity Planning / Asset and Plant selection
    • PFMEA / Control Plan / PPAP
    • WIS / SOP / Standard Work
    • SCM (supply chain management)  /  CS (customer service)
    • pVolecity / Verible margin post mortem reviews
    • Lessons Learned
  • Responsible for a successful hand off – post (3) months period to local plant team(s). Conduct studies to determine the feasibility, costs, or performance benefits of new equipment
  • 50% travel required, domestic and international.

 

Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position.  This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law. 

 

 

Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

 

 

Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences.  Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.   

 

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A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  Jul 6, 2024
Location: 

Rosemont, IL, US, 60018 Moon Township, PA, US, 15108 City of Industry, CA, US, 91748 Spanish Fork, UT, US, 84660 Sidney, OH, US, 45365 Elkhart, IN, US, 46514 Connersville, IN, US, 47331 St.Augustine, FL, US, 32086 Portland (OR), OR, US, 97211 Gainesville, GA, US, 30504 Phoenix, AZ, US, AZ 85043-2 North Liberty, IN, US, 46554 Mountain Top, PA, US, 18707 Delhi, LA, US, 71232 Yankton, SD, US, 57078 Cressona, PA, US, 17929

Department:  Engrg Auto
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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