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Program Manager II

Company: Eaton
Location: Southfield
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Eaton's eMobility Division is currently seeking a Program Manager II to join our team. This position is based at our Southfield, MI location. Position Overview: As an eMobility Program Manager within our EV automotive product line, you will lead integrated NPI Program(s) to assure successful planning and execution achieving profitable, on-time and reliable product launches with a continuous focus on improving financial performance through a collaborative and entrepreneurial approach that encompasses managing customers, contracts, and cross-functional relationships. You will manage multiple high visibility programs across multiple customers and will play a key role in the establishing and achieving best-in-class program management performance for this segment. In this function you will: Manages the project lifecycle from development through launch while achieving business case financials of the NPI Program(s)/ STP Program(s) and projects. Creates project schedules while keeping cross functional team focused on critical path and milestone attainment Executes leadership across the Program. Seeks team input to promote rapid resolution to issues. Coaches and provides feedback/rewards on performance indicators. Manage cross-functional project teams to drive accountability and performance established for commercial, technical, and manufacturing readiness levels at start of production. Facilitates the implementation of program management processes at the site, business unit or Division. Identifies and works with functions to resolve resource constraints. Elevates concerns to leadership team to assist with resource constraint resolution. Manages effective customer communications. Improves organization responsiveness to customer requirements. Communicates and manages customer expectations and contractual commitments internal to the business. Ensures standard program management processes are utilized and adequate support to the program and project teams by coordinating PM reviews, preparing & publishing PM metrics and reports. Manages team performance based on Focus 5 + 1 expectations. Updates and manages ProPM timely and accurately Holds team members accountable to work break down structure and project expectations Coordinates all risks and requirements of the program into a complete integrated entity. This is accomplished by planning, controlling, integrating all projects into the programs, and measuring all elements to ensure the requirements and goals are successfully achieved with a primary focus on delivering scope, schedule, and financial commitments. Provides program updates (Program Status Report - Green/Yellow/Red) of current situation relating to contractual milestones and problem/high risk areas (e.g., technical, cost, and schedule). Provides updates to the business units as well as divisional, and group levels. Establish organizational resource plans that clearly articulate the requirements for core team member, work package approver, and decision gate committee member engagement for the project duration. Promote, Support, and execute effective change management processes to ensure control through the Program. Engage in new business proposal development by partnering on product strategy and product roadmap initiatives. Strengthen skillsets in cross-functional and operational knowledge areas outside of previous domain expertise (i.e., Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, and Finance). QualificationsBasic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution (Business or Technical). Minimum 6 years' business experience in an engineering or manufacturing organization . Minimum of 3 years of program or project management experience. Relocation is not provided for this role, candidates must reside within 50 miles of Southfiled Mi. Ability to work in US wihtout immediate or future visa sponsorship. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management. Master of Business Administration. Experience in Requirements and Risk Management. Fully demonstrating to proficient in Program and Project Management methodologies, processes and tools. Work experience in Program Management or a combination of Engineering and Product Development. Experience in passenger or commercial Vehicle New Product Introduction (NPI) programs / Manufacturing Line/ Facility Moves (STP) Knowledge of electronics products and manufacturing processes Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (PMP) Demonstrated style that is consistent with Eaton expectations of leaders (ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent, learner). Capable of managing change in a cross-functional environment that requires cross-region, site, and/or global collaboration and span Previous leader of people. Excellent communication and presentation skills - both verbal and written with ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to Eaton management and customer Ability to communicate in English Strong analytical skills and business acumen Experience in cross-cultural leadership Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills with the ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to Eaton and Customer senior management Must be comfortable taking a strong stand in difficult situations Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.comWhat you will get from usEaton's mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power - more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton's 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Job: Program / Project ManagementRegion: North America - US/Puerto RicoOrganization: VEH EMB eMobilityJob Level: ManagerSchedule: Full-timeIs remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: NoDoes this position offer relocation?: NoTravel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Keywords: Eaton, Southfield , Program Manager II, Executive , Southfield, Michigan

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