Volvo Group Senior Project Manager in Macungie, Pennsylvania
If you are ready for meaningful challenges, have a passion for project management, and are eager to make a difference, we invite you to apply to become a Senior Project Manager with our company. At Mack Trucks, we support our team members in achieving their goals while at the same time helping to make our customers successful.
We strive for balance and believe that actively prioritizing a high level of diversity in our workforce creates a competitive advantage. It is our people that make the difference!
As a Senior Project Manager you will be leading for designated Project(s) a cross functional team of people representing all Group Truck Operations (GTO) functions within Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO).
MISSION/PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Manage the industrialization of product and industrial projects with responsibility of all functions in GTO at LVO in terms of objectives, cost and timing. Projects are typically run according to the DVP or PSM and using the governance set-up by GTO QEKD function.
Manage and drive the completion of all deliverables and actions associated with a successful product project and/or industrial process project launch at our Macungie, PA facility.
Represent LVO in the project teams and actively cooperate with all others line organizations involved. Interpret and customize objectives and deliverables into usable and assignable action items for all LVO department personnel and contractors in order to secure a successful launch of new product or new processes.
Assign and follow-up on assigned actions in such a way as to fully understand the project status at all times.
The Senior Project Manager is capable of managing start cost projects and/or intro-blocks and/or Industrial projects as well as large start cost or industrial projects with a large impact on the business success and/or having a large strategic importance.
SCOPE AND INFLUENCE
Within GTO LVO, manage assigned project activities in order to secure the successful launch of product and industrial projects while respecting the Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Functions (QDCF) targets of the project(s).
High influence in all GTO functions within the Plant Operations involved in industrializing product and process-changing projects. Direct and indirect authorities bestowed upon the Senior Project manager from the governing bodies and project teams make this a highly influential position.
Form and manage and lead the team(s) responsible for the complete and successful industrialization of assigned projects
Utilize a high level of leadership skill to direct and lead personnel
Utilize cross-functional team expertise to derive needed activities and actions
Manage and Maintain all Project Status documentation and presentations
Present Status Updates on a regular basis whether requested by managers, the process or by self-recognizing the need to do so
Insure all needed activities/actions are understood and assigned to appropriate personnel
Manage and Lead LVO Product and Industrial Project team(s)
Work with appropriate personnel to provide project deliverable hour, material, capitol, and expense estimates and updates thereto
Secure adequate internal and external resources to achieve project objectives
Create and manage appropriate time plan(s) by defining tailored milestones and deliveries that complement and are in alignment with the project main time plan
Secure Manufacturing capacity for SP-start (volumes and quality), including potential extra activities (e.g campaigns)
Ensure all communication and direction of plant related activities is coordinated through your project team and network
Interact on a daily base with other line organizations involved in the project
Take active part of decision making in the GTO Project Management Team
Secure information flow, team spirit and common understanding of strategies in the manufacturing teams involving up to hundreds of people
Report project status, request for support and make recommendations to the members of GTO decision meetings
KEY TARGETS AND RESULTS
Successfully deliver projects per all plans (Quality, Delivery, Cost (Product and Project), and Features) using such indicators as:
Conversion and logistic costs
Capitol Expenses budget vs spend
Project Hours consumed vs planned
Capacity and tact time in all impacted processes
Project Time to Market
Ergonomics and safety criteria
Strong Leadership experience
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage and coordinate cross functional teams
Strong ability to successfully work with minimal direct instruction/supervision
Project Management certification
Strong communication skills
Strong presentation skills
Talent for inspiring leadership
Strong ability to prioritize
High organizational ability and strong ability for negotiating
ESSENTIAL EDUCATIONAL AND/OR TRAINING QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATES
BS in Engineering or equivalent experience required (10 years minimum experience with demonstrated progressive career in engineering without a degree)
Minimum documented engineering project management experience is 5 years
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.
Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran