Sr. Program Manager


Plymouth, 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 Plant in Plymouth, 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 
  • Meet agreed project targets
  • Achieve customer and Webasto milestones
  • Achieve customer initial sampling (PPAP) approval according to schedule
  • Plan and meet project and annual budgets
  • 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
  • Resource planning
  • Identify project risks and plan/track counteractions
  • Responsible for execution of project tasks
  • 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
  • 10+ years Automotive Program Management experience; Tier supplier experience
  • OEM Customer expeirence
  • Well-founded economic knowhow
  • Act entrepreneurially
  • Ability to understand complex technical issues
  • 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