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MHE Program Manager Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1027977

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 5-19-2017


The Program Manager - Material Handling Engineering is responsible for performing up front program loading studies and investment cost roll ups for new programs at the powertrain plant. The Program Manager will issue scope of work, hold pre-bid meetings and aid in selection of PM Tier 1 management source for racks and material flow and F&E equipment. A qualified candidate will write projects and fill out I-pass (resourcing) documents and source packages for all packaging on a program. The Program Manager - Material Handling Engineering will track costs for the program and develop and track CWI's for program funding. Attend all relevant program review meetings, complexity meetings, open issue meetings at plant during launch and open issue meetings with Tier 1 Program Management resources. This position will develop and track program management timeline and deliverables (racks, containers, F&E equipment and material flow). The Program Manager -- Material Handling Engineering will attend and present MLM (material logistics management) deliverables status at Senior Management reviews. This position will ensure all MLM deliverables are made on time, every time, during the launch of a new program.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or Packaging
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience implementing lean material flows
  • Ability to perform dock and storage analysis and external logistics set up
  • Ability to organize and communicate problem solving techniques into visual displays and presentations for all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in small teams with both management and hourly UAW workers
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Strong root cause analysis and problem solving skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiar with World Class Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing and basic problem solving tools
  • Experience in working with operators and team leaders on shop floor while launching new models in assembly or powertrain or stamping plants
  • Result oriented in a team work environment
  • Superior computer skills in MS Office applications and Autocad
  • Strong desire of learning, benchmarking and superior ability in multi-tasking while being driven to achieve aggressive deadlines

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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