Area of responsibilityResponsible to lead multiple projects, ranging from Application, Modification, Pre-development, Capacity increase, and productivity (VE) type of projects, within a customer Team, across one or several customers (OEM) and multiple geographical regions.
Responsibilities1.TechnicalInitiate & PlanningInitiate / Create the project and scope definition including (1) planning, (2) resource allocation, (3) financial summary, (4) technical information, (5) manufacturing and (6) supplier strategy, linked to new applications development.
Develop a detailed project plan per the WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) of the NPI process with allocated resources and deliverables to each stepAlign the timing plan with (1) key customer engine development and (2) linked base product development key milestones, with cross functional alignment -
including critical path identificationMaintain the project plan regularly with accurate data and escalate to the customer and key stakeholders any deviations to the baselineSupport business wins to secure the growth plan for the account as per STRAP (5 year plan) and AOP (yearly plan) outlooksExecutionDeliver to commitment as per scope, cost, quality, timing and deliverables of the project, in line with organizational strategy and goalsImplement and drive a robust review mechanism with stakeholders to execute successfully the agreed planIn case of any deviation to baseline, follow NPI change management process to identify and drive mitigation actions to address any issues compromising the initial objectivesDrive customer satisfaction and seek for regular feedback on launch performanceRisk ManagementAssess and identify risks (technical, manufacturing, supplier, business / cost, baseline)Anticipate risks into planningMitigate risks (action plan and execution) and escalate to leadership when requiredFinancial ManagementPlan, secure and control the Material Margin of the Product through development (BOM cost, transactional pricing)Plan, secure and control Project Budget and resources expenses (RD&E, CAPEX) including customer fundingDrive profitability improvements for products in serial production through Value Engineering and resourcing projectsRequirements2.
Personal TraitsLeadership & People ManagementDelegate efficiently to the team members and stakeholders and hold them accountable to the agreed targetsResolve conflict between project stakeholders, using cross-
functional reviewsMotivate the team to adhere to the agreed plan and deliver per targetInfluence decisions to a positive outcome for the project completionCoaching and leading by example the project team across cultures and geographical regionsCommunicationAttend regular customer meetings (including related travel) to review project timing plans, discuss and negotiate change requests and obtain customer buy in on Garrett launch planReport accurate forecast of your project portfolio, monitor implementation and escalate to the Leadership team any deviations on budget (CAPEX, RD&E), deliverables, resources etc.
Lead regular project reviews with the stakeholders such as (1) Project Review Meeting, (2) Escalation meetings, (3) Deep dive review on unresolved issuesPrepare and present a formal status report to relevant committees and obtain approval at key project Phase Gate exit reviewsAuthorize sourcing and manufacturing activities (tooling launch and source selection go ahead)Listening to stakeholders’ needs and address concernsTailor communication to audienceProfessionalism & Personal EffectivenessWork independently with limited to no supervisionTake ownership and be accountable of your commitment and actionsMultitask on multi-
projects, multi-customer, multi-region and multi-technologiesCognitiveAnalytical thinking and problem solvingConceptual thinking3.
Knowledge, Experience & EducationEducationPreferably Engineering, with University degree or Post graduation with Engineering or Management Degree (preferably in turbochargers or relative technology)Processes & SystemsProgram Management experience (3-
5 years, preferably with PMP / PMI Certification) or relevant experience in a similar functionProduct management experience, preferably in Automotive environment Foreign language fluency relative to the allocated customer portfolio (German preferably, English is a must) Good insight in financial drivers, at ease with relevant financial metrics Strategy and Marketing Planning (STRAP), Annual Operating Plan (AOP) experienceIT (Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP etc.
Optional : Six Sigma CertifiedOrganizationCustomer facing working experience (3-5 years) is a plus (preferably with German customers)This is an exciting time to join Garrett Motion! Garrett is one of the automotive industry’s most iconic brands, supplying cutting-
edge technology solutions to nearly every major automaker and truck manufacturer in the world. Recognized for more than 65 years for its ground-
breaking turbochargers, Garrett is today leading the breakthrough of new electric boosting applications and software solutions that will continue to make vehicles safer, more connected, efficient and environmentally friendly.