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Program Manager in Hamilton at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 1/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Design Group Staffing is currently recruiting for a Program Manager in the Stoney Creek area.  Our client is an automotive supplier for automotive brands such as Ford, GM, Chrysler and VW.  They are the leading producer of bumpers, interior decorative trim and running board/step assists. 

Responsibilities:
• Manage programs (New and Revised) from Customer Business Award to Successful Production Sign off of Launch
• Assemble and Lead APQP team to ensure launch is completed on time, on budget and all customer and client Requirements are met
• Supervise Project and/or Design Engineers activities related to your program.
• Provide DFM/DFA best practice / feasibility improvements to the customer.
• Create and Maintain the program APQP binder and orderly filing of engineering drawings, specifications, BOM, change notices and project history
• Co-ordinate and Ensure the preparation of prototype/production sample submission
• Co-ordinate and Ensure through Quality resources that all required dimensional, appearance and laboratory data is properly submitted on a timely basis
• Co-ordinate and Ensure production readiness through Engineering resources on team for facility changes, equipment installations, packaging
• Participate in design and readiness reviews with the customer and support Assembly plants during build events and during launch.
• Manage Sub-Suppliers during launch with help of purchasing and quality.
• Manage tooling suppliers including costing, tool designs, builds, trials and production sign off
• Visit customer and supplier locations

Qualifications:
The successful program manager candidate will have 5 years program management and 5 years engineering experience in an automotive environment.
• Experience with injection moulding, painting and assembly a must.
• Experience with GD&T, ADVP&R, principles of APQP, injection mold tooling
• Experience with automotive exterior plastic a must.
• Experience with launching GM, Toyota, or Chrysler programs a must
• Must have and maintain a valid passport and be able to travel to US and internationally
• Regular travel required to customer, sub-supplier and tooling supplier locations

If you are interested, please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to: cshewchuk@dg.ca

Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

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