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Program Manager (w/m/d)

Date:  19-Sep-2021
Country/Region:  DE
City:  Augsburg
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  22658

Our automotive industry is now, more than ever before, changing. With new trends and challenges we believe that the future lies not only in sustainable mobility but also in developing cutting-edge solutions for a smart life on board. FCM Zero Emission (ZE) is engaged to deploy an ambitious roadmap in the critical next 3 year period, taking opportunity of H2 “exponential” market take off and expanding global ZE diversified & dynamic portfolio (H2 gas storage systems, fuel cells, automotive (PC, LCV, CV) and outside automotive, battery components, composite solutions…), FCM Zero Emission is constantly working on reimagining a cleaner planet. If you, like us, think that we all can contribute to create value for tomorrow’s more environmentally friendly, smarter mobility, and tackle tomorrow’s challenges Faurecia is the company for you!


Our Zero Emission Division, Gas Storage System team, is looking for a Program Manager (m/f/d) for our Faurecia Clean Mobility Augsburg site



The main missions of the role are:


  • Develop strong relationships and manage the ongoing negotiations with the customer as the official Faurecia representative
  • Liaise with the Program Controller, build the initial Business Plan, define the Program investment scheme
  • Meet financial targets (Operating Income, cash, Internal Rate of Return, Upfronts…)
  • Ensure customer satisfaction (timing, quality, costs, product performance…)
  • Plan and execute all activities which contribute to program success and achieve program targets
  • Ensure compliance code of ethics and code of management
  • Achieve program targets through development & deployment of program roadmaps
  • Use Business Plan to monitor permanently convergence to financial expectations
  • Manage the core team and ensure cooperation with the functions and the plant(s)
  • Apply Program Management System
  • Identify risks and opportunities. Ensure risk management and alert process
  • Carry out program reporting to senior management and customers



The ideal candidate will have:


  • Minimum 3-5 years of project experience in the field of Engineering in the Automotive sector (car manufacturer/Tier)
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Engineering, Quality, Purchasing or Manufacturing, team and budget management
  • Technical skills: master PMS, quality tools (FMEA, “QRCI”), finance skills (building and following business plan calculation, etc), negotiation skills, risk management
  • Program management knowledge particularly in matrix organization
  • Understands client business, products and key competitors
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, network animation & influencing skills
  • Accountability and transparency, ability to make quick and tough decision
  • Result and solution oriented, Client orientation and Team player
  • International & entrepreneurship mindset
  • Fluent in German and English
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