Project Manager

Company: Continental AG

General Information
US-MI-Auburn Hills
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 5 year(s)
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description

With preliminary sales of €39.2 billion in 2015, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 208,000 employees in 53 countries. The Chassis & Safety division develops and produces integrated active and passive driving safety technologies as well as products that support vehicle dynamics. The product portfolio ranges from electronic and hydraulic brake and chassis control systems to sensors, advanced driver assistance systems, airbag electronics and sensorics as well as electronic air suspension systems all the way to windscreen washer systems and headlight cleaning nozzles. The focus lies on a high level of system competence and the networking of individual components. Thus products and system functions are developed along the SensePlanAct chain of effects. They form the foundation for automated driving. Chassis & Safety employs more than 38,000 people worldwide.

Continental Engineering Services (CES) is seeking an experienced Project Manager to acquire and lead engineering projects.

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead embedded system quotation and development projects which are composed of: Software, Mechanics, assembly and quality specialists to automotive development standards
  • Conduct national/international customer presentations and technical customer negotiations
  • Plan, steer and oversee projects. Tasks include:
  • Appointment planning, resource planning, budget planning, communication with the project team and customer relationship management.
  • Ensure successful achievement of milestones and project goals (both technical and business)
  • Risk management and report generation
  • Project budget controlling
  • Change management: Analyze, estimate and then quote new requirements both internally originated or from the customer
  • Annual goals are defined between the employee and the company and agreed upon. Then progress is monitored throughout the year.
  • Guiding and instructing employees regarding the tasks to be performed.
  • Managing the quotation team which consists of: Hardware, Software, Mechanic, Assembly and Quality specialists during the quotation phase.
  • Preparation of the quotation documents with the quotation team
  • Concept definition and quote optimization with the customer and the quote team.
  • Coordination and preparation of bill of materials, R&D estimations, qualification costs, production costs, production and investment costs for tooling, jointly with the quotation team
  • ***No relocation is provided for this opportunity***

    Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering (Electrical, Software, Computer, Mechanical, etc…)
  • 10+ years of engineering experience
  • 5+ years experience in automotive engineering in a project management or lead role
  • You have completed at least one complete automotive product development cycle
  • Experience in the field of display technology, head units, and comfort electronics
  • Project Management experience
  • Planning and organizational skills, Excellent communication skills, Customer focused, Strong analytical skills, Ability to motivate others, Willingness to travel, and Excellent presentation skills
  • Additional Qualifications

  • Project Management, Project Planning, Project Guidance and Project Support.
  • Technical management of employees
  • Risk Management
  • Project development to automotive standards
  • Software tool experience: MS Office Tools, MS Project, SAP
  • Language skills: Fluent English necessary. German, French, Spanish beneficial

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    Job Requirements***No relocation is provided for this opportunity*** Minimum RequirementsBachelors degree in Engineering (Electrical, Software, Computer, Mechanical, etc…)10+ years of engineering experience5+ years experience in automotive engineering in a project management or lead roleYou have completed at least one complete automotive product development cycleExperience in the field of display technology, head units, and comfort electronicsProject Management experiencePlanning and organizational skills, Excellent communication skills, Customer focused, Strong analytical skills, Ability to motivate others, Willingness to travel, and Excellent presentation skillsAdditional QualificationsProject Management, Project Planning, Project Guidance and Project Support.Technical management of employeesRisk ManagementProject development to automotive standardsSoftware tool experience: MS Office Tools, MS Project, SAPLanguage skills: Fluent English necessary. German, French, Spanish beneficial