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Mopar Program Responsible Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028621

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 7-17-2017

 

The Mopar Program Responsible (MPR) role is a key component to the overall success of Mopar's timely and accurate support of a new FCA vehicle program. The MPR is responsible for the upfront engagement of Vehicle Engineering teams on designated programs to identify program requirements and communicate applicable Mopar requirements/needs. The MPR is considered the Mopar lead for their programs and remains engaged with his/her assigned programs throughout their lifecycle while coordinating related Mopar impact assessments, and launch and dealer readiness reports. Although this role resides within Technical Service Operations (TSO), the MPR's responsibilities span across Mopar TSO, Parts Supply Chain, Accessories, Purchasing, and Technical Training.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Upfront engagement with Engineering as the Mopar liaison to communicate Mopar requirements/needs while documenting vehicle requirements
  • Cross-functional coordination with various levels of FCA management to complete Mopar impact analyses and launch/dealer readiness assessments
  • Manage, track, and report critical Mopar deliverables to support vehicle program launches
  • Advance integration efforts with FCA global counterparts with focus on new vehicle planning and readiness efforts
  • Prepare and effectively deliver executive management presentations related to MPR responsibilities
  • Assist with TSO / Mopar benchmarking activities

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Automotive Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Program Management, or related field
  • Ability to interact and network effectively with various personality types
  • Strong communication skills--written and verbal
  • Familiarity and ease with office tools, such as PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • 5+ years of engineering and/or aftersales experience in the automotive industry
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2 years of work experience as a technician in a dealership or independent repair shop
  • Strong technical aptitude and understanding of the dealership environment
  • Strong organizational, self-management, and negotiations skills
  • Experience in presenting ideas and concepts to all levels of management
  • Ability to speak Italian and/or Spanish
  • Prior program management experience in a technical capacity

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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