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Program Manager

Division: Automotive Components | Plant Name: Windsor Mold Group

Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada | Posted Date: 2019-01-30


The Automotive Components Division of Windsor Mold Group is a full service supplier of interior and exterior injection molded plastic components and assemblies, providing innovative solutions for automotive plastics applications to original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers. The organization is strongly committed to investing in our employees, equipment and processes to help promote continuous improvement, innovation and opportunities in a technology-driven environment. Windsor Mold provides industry-competitive compensation and benefits along with an emphasis on health and wellness and involvement in our local communities. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for Program Manager to manage activities by leading cross-functional team and customer from concept through life of the program.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create requests and prepare quotes, including tooling and internal cost sheets. Able to clearly identify assumptions within the quote.
  • Know the different major types of plastics including their performance and requirements for injection molding. Understand basic injection molding processing and secondary manufacturing (i.e. tape, clips, foam etc.) Has a basic understanding of manufacturing methods (waste reduction, 5S, JIT, Poke Yoke).
  • Follow the WM APQP Procedures and Gate system. Keep system updates as required.
  • Process engineering changes, internal changes and tooling changes, following proper procedures including creating Purchase Orders, obtaining PO numbers, and filling out requisitions.
  • Kick off tools or equipment by issuing a tool kick off form and issues final release data to the tool builders.
  • Fill out timesheets, understanding what hours and other costs are applicable to SRED, and understands how to identify potential programs for further submission.
  • Manage customer engineering change process. Keeps customer system updated as well as internal systems (i.e. Ford-WERS, GM-EWO etc.)
  • Manage customer temporary change system. Obtaining timely approvals and keeping internal systems up-to-date. (i.e. Ford Alerts, GM TEWO, etc.)
  • Manage customer invoice requirements to ensure timely payment of tooling P.O.\\\\\\\'s. (i.e. PPAP paperwork, Ford Tool Pix, GM VTAM.)
  • Manage customer launch system requirements (i.e. Ford VPP, Schedule A, GM GQTS, SQMS, etc.)
  • Support customer launch build events as required.

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma is required (Engineering, Manufacturing, Accounting, or Business).
  • A minimum of 3 years of automotive work experience, including experience as a program manager.
  • Background in plastics is an asset
  • Knowledge of Project Management principles, methods and techniques.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple simultaneous projects involving cross-functional product teams within budgetary and schedule constraints.
  • Must demonstrate a strong technical and business aptitude, and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal skills to communicate with all levels of the organization and external stakeholders

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