TE Connectivity Sr Project Manager - Automotive in Hermosillo, Mexico

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com. TEGTA16

The Project Manager will plan, execute, and control the development of strategic new products and processes within the Global Automotive Organization in the North American region. This role will interact with global stakeholders and the successful candidate will be able to effectively communicate and motivate local and global teams, influence global stakeholders (TE internal as well as external customers), and cause large projects to be profitably developed and successfully deployed. The scope of the assignment will be the direction of a regional project team targeting strategic business.

Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for successful project(s) execution to meet the project charter(s).

  • Process: follow adopted new product development and control process procedures (LeanPD) including design and development history.

  • Leadership: be a role model for regional TE project members as appropriate and represent to our customers a person with the highest integrity, a positive attitude, technical competence, a strong work ethic, and a high level of project management professionalism.

  • Cost control: manage the project capital expenditures to stay within budget and ensure that the cost performance metrics of net throughput, material consumption, and labor content are realized.

  • Communications: develop the project communication plan, lead weekly project reviews with customers, hold periodic internal project reviews as needed, report project progress, and manage and influence stakeholder expectations.

  • Planning: Lead and develop effective project plans including the core areas of project integration, timing, costs, risk management, communications, project quality, human resources, procurement planning, and scope.

  • Risk management: effectively create, monitor, and control risk management plans.

  • Customer management: perform integrated change management control including establishing the change management procedure, maintaining the risk register, and getting payment from customers for agreed upon changes.

  • Capacity planning: develop and maintain capacity plans at the global assembly level to the component level.

  • Technical leadership and problem solving: create and maintain a technical team environment (including customer technical resources) where decision points are quickly identified, reviewed, analyzed, and decisions made while building teamwork and commitment to the project while maintaining the project schedule.

  • Economic analysis: conduct as needed analyses in support of project control, alternatives evaluation, variance analysis, cost calculations, etc.

  • Resource management: effectively lead project teams and allocate resources as needed.

Required skills:

  • BS Degree (Engineering)

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must be able to effectively work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds

  • Strong aptitude for problem solving

  • Able to work effectively under pressure

  • Ability to travel internationally

  • Automotive industry experience a plus

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus

  • Ability to write and speak English, Fluency in English

Requisition ID: 2016-75415

Business Unit (Current): Transportation Solutions - Automotive