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Exterior Project Manager - Engineering Center

40 hours | Tuscaloosa (AL)

Samvardhana Motherson Peguform (SMP) is a leading expert in plastic technologies and a system partner to the automotive industry. As specialist in cockpits, door panels, bumper modules and innovative plastic vehicle body parts, SMP has successfully established a footprint in Europe, China, Mexico, Brazil and the USA supplying well-known automotive manufacturer. More than 13,000 employees around the globe are dedicated to meet the complex demands of both today and tomorrows automotive industry in terms of quality, safety, aesthetics and economic efficiency. In 2015/16, SMP generated external revenue of EUR 2.6 billion. SMP is a member of Samvardhana Motherson Group, one of the 40 largest automotive suppliers with more than 75,000 employees and external sales of USD 7.2 billion in 2015/16.

Working in an international enterprise means growing with exciting projects and multiple opportunities in a great network. Take your chance now and apply for our plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. We are currently looking for an Exterior Project Manager for the Engineering Center.

Your tasks:

  • Undertaking of project leader tasks (Developing Reponsibilty) according to PEP- Process (PMS) 
  • Assisting in the management and documentation of a project
  • Self managing the subproject
  • Involvement in the reporting of project status  in terms of Costs, Deadline and Quality
  • Support the project leader and the plants in the development of measures to optimise the business outcome within the framework of a project
  • Assisting in the Coordination of the departments in a project
  • Identification of capacity constraints in a subproject
  • Development and Evaluation of technical detail solutions in the project in coordination with the project team.
  • Presentation and field trials at the customer’s end
  • Participation in the change management in coordination with the plants
  • Evaluation of audit reports- coordination and tracking of the necessary optimization measures
  • Lead a development team (expertise)
  • Coordination and Tracking of sub tasks, work packages, resources and milestones
  • Preparation of RFQ documents for the purpose of query processing
  • Interpretation of simulation and testing results, development of solutions for inadequate results
  • Carry out in developing the plastic equitability and the design of components, modules and systems.
  • Development of Product-FMEA, Assisting on the Process-FMEA
  • Implementation of tolerance calculations
  • Preparation of technical and functional specifications
  • Conducting reviews (Design-Reviews, Cost-Reviews, etc.)

Your profile:

  • Dipl.-Engg. TU, HS, BA, Technician or an equivalent technical training or professional experience
  • Extensive knowledge in project management and in the automobile industry is mandatorily required
  • Good knowledge of general PC- Applications (MS Office, SAP, etc)
  • Knowledge of English and Spanish is desirable
  • Very good knowledge in the design and development of Automobile parts, as well as extensive knowledge of Plastics Processing, Process Knowledge (connection technology, joining technology and surface finishing, etc) is required
  • Strong knowledge of automotive methods (Quality planning, FMEA, Sampling, etc.) is essential
  • Prime leadership experience is desirable
  • Relevant, interdisciplinary professional experience in the working environment with OEMs (>3 years) must be shown (demonstrated)
  • Self confidence and strong presentation characteristics

What we offer:

SMP offers a benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurances. Short and long term disability coverage, paid vacation and holidays and more!

Please send an email with your resume, position interested in and salary history to jobs-tuscaloosa@smp-automotive.com.

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