Posted: Friday, October 6, 2017 1:48 AM
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A Career at HARMAN
We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between. We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies: leadership, change:orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results:driven mindset. At HARMAN, we expect brilliance. You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities.
The Program Manager is responsible for the overall program delivery of the Harman Infotainment Systems specific to an individual customer. The Program Manager will be the primary customer contact regarding schedule and development issues. With their team they will be responsible for planning and managing the end:to:end program. This includes not only planning the product development and testing, but the ramp up and readiness of the manufacturing plants. They will maintain a customer relationship and have overall ownership of the schedule, scope and budget for all of the customers infotainment programs.
This position may have direct reports in the US, and will have indirect responsibility for a global product development/validation team, and global teams located near the customer and our manufacturing site.
:Build and manage customer relationships at a release engineer and manager level
:Build and maintain a customer interface team to support this relationship and manage the overall program development. Responsible for evaluation, and development of team members.
:Ensure overall success and profitability of the product launch (i. e. work with Sales and Marketing to hit gross margins, introduce new features, etc). Own and maintain the budget, scope and program schedule.
:Manage program risk proactively, identify program risks and coordinate meetings with multi discipline functions to address risks before they become issues.
:Evaluate project management processes and metrics to track and measure project success. (Manage all program/product delivery elements).
:Provide weekly program status updates via the standard template. Represent the program to Sr. Leadership during program, quality and operations reviews.
:Lead the program adherence to follow standard Harman processes and maintain program and customer:related documentation.
:Be the primary escalation point for both internal and external program communications for the dedicated customer base.
:Set direction and influence cross:department engagement for program execution and drive synchronization across multiple program teams.
:Responsible for communicating the customer requirements within the organization and interface with multiple groups within to ensure customers requirement expectations are being met.
:Bachelors in Engineering or Equivalant, Masters preferred
:15+ years related technical experience
:5+ years senior in a leadership, program management, customer, supplier relationships
:Extensive experience in consulting and/or client:facing role is preferred
:Must have general knowledge of automotive infotainment systems and their applications.
:Recent significant systems/software experience with complex development cycles that span multiple release versions.
:Must be able to articulate vision and influence decision making outcomes with internal stakeholders, external suppliers, and the customer.
:Must have a whatever:it:takes attitude using diplomatic leadership skills within a collaborative teamwork environment to accomplish the necessary results.
:Proven and effective communication, analytical, judgment, initiative and execution skills.
• Location: Ann Arbor
• Post ID: 39624812 annarbor