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Application Project Manager

Job ID: req1385
Date Posted: Dec 16, 2020
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Chassis Brakes International
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced

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Application Project Manager - QUERETARO

Job Family : Project Management

Level of Experience : Experienced

About Hitachi Automotive Systems Group

Ready to contribute to the future of the automotive industry?

Technology is driving today's fast-paced world - and we create new innovations that transform industries and society for the better. Together let's start powering good to make the world a better place.

Hitachi Automotive Systems is engaged in the development, manufacture, sales and services of automotive components, transportation related components, industrial machines and systems. We focus on developing safer, cleaner, smarter solutions that will support mega-trends impacting the automotive industry, such as connectivity, electrification and autonomous driving.

Hitachi Automotive Systems Group's Brake Business Unit is one of the world's largest manufacturers of automotive braking solutions. Our products - disk 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.

The spirit of Hitachi based on the values of Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit resonates through the way we think and operate. We collectively strive to deliver solutions that contribute globally to a sustainable society and improve people's quality of life. We aim to provide an enjoyable work environment where our people can grow personally and professionally.

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Job Purpose

Deliver a project on time, on quality and on cost.

Ensure project interface to the customer.

Area of Accountabilities & Key Activities

Lead Project

  • Lead project team to ensure their engagement to deliver on time, on spec and requirement and on quality
  • Lead the interdisciplinary project team
  • Ensure that safety activities required to achieve functional safety are performed
  • 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 internal standards

  • Follow internal 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 internal and customer documentation of the project
Ensure communication / negotiation between customer and project team

  • Build and apply the project communication plan internally and to customer organizations
  • Alert and manage escalation process according to internal rules
  • Represent the group at customer and customer internally for the project

Key Professional Competencies

  • Knowledge in Project Management methodology and tools
  • Deep knowledge of project management process
  • Knowledge of internal process and procedures
  • Technical and manufacturing knowledge and understanding
  • Knowledge in functional safety and its requirements
  • Knowledge in financials
  • Rather broad functional view
  • Intercultural approach
  • 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
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