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Project Manager

Location: Drancy France
Job ID: R0018308
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2023
Segment: Astemo
Business Unit: Hitachi Astemo
Profession (Job Category): Project/Program Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Ready to contribute to the future of the automotive industry?

We are part of Hitachi Astemo, focusing on world-leading advanced mobility solutions within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort. Together, we contribute to a sustainable society and improved quality of life by providing mobility solutions that satisfy our customers and form the future core of automotive and motorcycle systems. Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. 

Own the Future, become a part of the team and join our organization now as: Project Manager

Being part of Brake Business unit engineering team, which is developing different products & technologies related to advance braking systems & automatic parking brakes. The SW Model based implementation engineer who is in charge of defining and developing the control software part of electromechanical brakes and electromechanic parking brakes.

Job purpose

General Project Management requires general business knowledge to plan, organize, and control resources, procedures, and timing for an administrative or business process including:

  • Organizing project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, developing project schedules, and determining resource requirements.
  • Monitoring and reporting on the status of projects including cost, timing, and staffing. Ensuring adherence to internal and external quality standards (e.g., International Standards Organization).
  • Identifying/resolving obstacles to completing project on time and to budget.
  • May include work managing multiple, interrelated projects (including business transformation projects). On some projects, the work may include integrating vendor tasks into the project plan and tracking and reviewing vendor deliverables

Initially will be working inside Ford CLO team at V801 project.

Key Activities

Lead Project:

  • Lead project team to ensure their engagement to deliver on time, on spec and on quality
  • Regularly communicate with the team and management about project progress
  • Follow and if necessary help to improve the corresponding processes and guidelines
  • Track project progress with the team : planning, customer milestones, project variances
  • Manage problem solving and risk mitigation process
  • Manage profitability in respect with the awarded contract

Ensure project driven according to Hitachi Astemo quality standards:

  • Follow the Hitachi Astemo project management process and facilitate the team to achieve each milestone with the right information
  • Deliver materials (prototypes – off tools – PPAP)
  • Ensure the completeness of the CBI and customer documentation of the project

Ensure communication / negotiation with Hitachi Astemo customer’s project team:

  • Build and apply the project communication plan to Hitachi Astemo and customer organizations
  • Secure escalation and report flows in time and content by Hitachi Astemo rules
  • Represent Hitachi Astemo at customer and customer at Hitachi Astemo for the project


Key Professional Competencies:

  • Knowledge in Project Management methodology and tools (eg PMI)
  • Deep knowledge of project management process
  • Technical knowledge and understanding
  • Knowledge in Financials
  • Rather broad functional experience
  • Fluent English level

Key Personal Competencies:

  • Learning Agility & Adaptation
  • Communication & Presentation
  • Rigor & Organization
  • Influence & Persuasion
  • Implementation & Result Orientation

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor/Master degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Strong Project management experience in automotive industry

About Hitachi Astemo Brake Business Unit

Our Brake Business Unit is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of automotive braking solutions. Our products – disc brakes, drum brakes, electro-mechanical parking brakes and rotors – are dedicated to passenger cars, light commercial and two-wheeler vehicles through original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket distribution channels. We have a global footprint with operations in Europe, Asia, South Africa, North and South America.

At Hitachi Astemo, Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit are practiced values – we respect each other, never pass the buck and work creatively to accomplish our mission. Our people are given exciting opportunities to develop and grow in a truly international business, where they are proud to be part of a collaborative and innovative team. Diversity & Inclusion is valued to build and leverage an inclusive work environment and embrace diversity to unlock our full potential. We believe that this will give us the strength to drive great innovations to create new values for people, vehicles and the society, and to unlock our full potential to become a global leader in everything we do. 


Sound Interesting? Then we would like to get to know you. Apply online via our career site - we look forward to receiving your

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