Sr Program Manager


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Project Management

Webasto Roof Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for a Sr. Program Manager located at their HQ in Auburn Hills, MI.


If you have experience in Automotive Program Management, then this position might be right for you! 


Job Responsibilities:   

  • Responsible for quality, costs and timing within project phases of a multi regional DV and very high complexity project (complexity arise from indicators technology/innovations, internationality, number of customer, economic dept ratio, team size; e.g. VW EOS, MQB) 
  • Plan, control and track the following projects: acquisition and/or development 
  • Plan and meet agreed project targets and annual budgets
  • Achieve customer and Webasto milestones; customer initial sampling (PPAP) approval according to schedule
  • Assure use of standard processes, methods and tools
  • Lead of Cross-Functional project teams
  • Change management
  • Trigger cost approval within budget frame
  • Meet product platforms and use of standard parts
  • Identify project risks and plan/track counteractions
  • Responsible for execution of project tasks and resource planning
  • Present and represent project internally (within steering committee) and towards customer and/or supplier
  • Prepare gateway and steering committee meetings 
  • Escalation level for customer
  • Mentor of customer processes for project


 Education & Experience:   

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or related field preferred
  • 7+ years Automotive Program Management experience; Tier supplier experience
  • OEM Customer expeirence
  • Well-founded economic knowhow
  • Act entrepreneurially
  • Well-founded knowledge of product evolution process (PEP)
  • Constructive conflict resolution skills
  • SAP knowledge



Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit