Volvo Group Senior Product and Process Manager in Radford, Virginia

The Senior Product & Process Manager will manage all aspects of a large scale and complex project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the coordination, implementation and completion of a special project with a focus on industrialization ensuring consistency with strategy, commitments, and goals

  • Facilitates the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables

  • Defines project tasks and resource requirements

  • Implements structured software development and project management processes and practices

  • Monitors project costs and timelines; ensures project stays on track and within budget

  • Responsible for implementing robust risk management processes for the project

  • Implements and manages project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs

  • Tracks project deliverables using appropriate tools

  • Monitors and reports on progress of the project to all stakeholders

  • Provides quality assurance and quality control for work processes, products, and artifacts

  • Prepares and presents reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions

  • Liaises with other areas in the organization to secure specialized resources and contributions for the project as needed

  • Conducts project meetings and prepares reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team

  • Performs other duties as needed and will need to be to be flexible to work in a non-standard working environment

  • Industrial engineering responsibility (time & method study, layout engineering, process mapping, etc.)

  • Product maintenance responsibility and bill of material ( BOM ) management

Preferred experience and knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering preferred

  • Strong background in industrial engineering or supply chain management

  • Demonstrated understanding of product validation or process validation work

  • 5+ years knowledge of heavy equipment and automotive transportation industry preferred

  • 7+ years direct hands-on experience performing in the Project Manager role

  • Understanding of the truck sales process (TSP) is a plus

  • PMP Certification is a plus

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the use of project management methodologies, techniques, and tools, in particular experience using an industry standard software development quality framework

Necessary technical/functional/language skills

  • Product: ability to work with KOLA, handle and work with step files, TR’s and Protus

  • Business analytics: ability to work with BC calculations and manage product data and costing

  • Information Technology: Group Truck Operation’s Stripe systems portfolio and the understanding and ability to operate within the respective systems

  • Excellent planning, organization, critical thinking, and problem solving skills

  • Ability to oversee, coordinate and juggle multiple tasks and meet tough deadlines

  • People skills necessary to communicate and interact with senior managers and staff to successfully complete the activities outlined

  • Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand

  • Ability to work with appropriate parties to respond to and resolve crisis situations and oversee successful resolution

  • Must be production and accuracy-oriented and be flexible to business needs

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing, kaizen methodology needed

  • Knowledge of existing class 8 product structure

  • Ability to adapt to change and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work cooperatively and collegially with others and to establish a professional working rapport

  • As all documentation is in English, proficiency in the English language is required

  • Excellent interpersonal, coordination, and written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge and expertise with current Microsoft Office Suite

About us

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, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Founded in 1900, Mack Trucks - recognized around the world as “The American Truck You Can Count On” – to builds durable and reliable, application-driven vehicles that get the job done. An iconic brand, Mack embodies the American spirit: pioneering, hard-working, authentic and ambitious. With Mack Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

85113BR

Entity

Mack Trucks

State/Province

Virginia

City/Town

Radford

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

Functional Area

Production

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran