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Program Manager Systems and Electronic Systems (2019)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate
Req ID:  40342

This position is located in Saginaw, MI.  For the right candidate, we offer a generous relocation package. 

We are looking for candidates who have a good understanding of project coordination for embedded software applications.  The candidate must have the ability to actively plan, execute, monitor and control the project throughout the Software development lifecycle. This position supports the efforts of the Project Management department.


Job Description:

Key responsibilities include

  • Project planning and coordination activities
  • Tracks the current status of project schedules
  • Anomalies tracking and resolution using change management methodologies
  • Project status dashboard preparation and reporting
  • Communication and co-ordination of project activities within and outside of team
  • Actively help the Program management team to develop an organization level portfolio management strategy


Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years of automotive industry experience and minimum 1+ years of project coordination activities.
  • Experience in software development for embedded systems is an added advantage.
  • Exhibits leadership qualities and good negotiation skills.
  • Exhibits good communication and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project). 
  • Good understanding of software development techniques and methodologies. 
  • Good understanding of formal configuration management tools.
  • Good understanding and experience of product development lifecycles.
  • Good understanding and experience of project, process and quality metrics.
  • Experience of working in Automotive SPICE and/or CMMI Level 3 processes is preferred.
  • Capability to provide pragmatic process solutions.
  • Ability to influence key stakeholders and practitioners towards successful process implementation and improvements.
  • Ability to resolve any process issues or disputes.
  • Knowledge on usage of process, project, and engineering management tools.
  • Understanding of embedded software development using C and assembly language.



Bachelor - Electrical /Computer / Mechanical Engineer or equivalent (Required)  

Master - Electrical / Computer / Mechanical Engineer or equivalent



Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


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Nearest Major Market: Saginaw

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