Sr. Program Manager

Madison Heights Permanent
  • Growing Global Automotive Supplier
  • Innovative Products in Automotive

About Our Client

Our client for the Sr. Program Manager opportunity is a global automotive supplier for innovative interior and electrical applications. This global organization has manufacturing facilities worldwide, along with a highly creative engineering team to help design and create custom products for highly unique applications. The global company is over $2 billion in revenue and the automotive division is experiencing rapid growth. Their programs can be found in the new Cadillac Escalade and Grand Wagoneer and many others, as they are working with every major OEM.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Take over awarded programs in order to meeting engineering needs, timing, launches, design, development, validation etc.
  • The program manager is responsible to interface with all areas affected by the project, ensuring successful integration of all project work products.
  • Support design and validation activities
  • Provide engineering support to internal and external tooling design - mold tool design, fixture design, tooling personal etc.
  • Create and maintain DFMEA, DVP&R, and engineering Open Issues.
  • Work closely with program management and engineering on product launches to ensure completion of PPAP related issues
  • Support manufacturing engineering in preproduction builds, customer engineering and customer quality, along with production support
  • Analyze product problems and develop solutions utilizing dimensional data & applying engineering / mathematical principles.
  • Assist in quoting new business as assigned.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, or related
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in engineering and program management
  • Experience in automotive working at a Tier 1 automotive supplier
  • Must have experience with interior components/assemblies - interior, decorative, hydrographics, consoles, air registers, painted parts, cupholders, wiring or related.
  • Must have experience working at a Tier supplier managing GM customer programs
  • Experience managing full program lifecycles from business award to launch
  • Experience or Capabilities in CAD systems
  • Experience with DFMEA, ADVP&R, PFMEA and Control Plans.
  • Strong communication skills verbal and written
  • Strong time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Team player and positive attitude

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary $115,000 - $140,000, full benefits starting day one of employment, 401K and match fully vested day one, gym membership, vacation, holidays.

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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Project / Program Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
Madison Heights
Contract Type
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John Wu
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