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Nexteer Automotive

Project Manager (2022) (48091)

Architecture and Engineering




Saginaw, Michigan, United States

We are looking for proactive candidates with a project management background. The candidate must be able to define global project management strategies, tasks and goals. PMP certification is an added advantage. This position is located in Saginaw, MI. For the right candidate, we offer a generous relocation package.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for leading project management activities across systems engineering organization.
  • Implement continuous improvement of project management maturity and capability within the organization. Includes adherence to ASPICE and other relevant standards.
  • Build the Systems and Electronic Systems project management team to successfully plan, execute, monitor, and control multiple Electronic Power Steering embedded system development projects.
  • Serve as the primary electrical systems project management interface to internal and external customers for all project deliverables.
  • Set priorities and resolve conflicts across multiple projects and functional teams.
  • Identify solutions to effectively manage global projects to meet organizational commitments and objectives.
  • Define project goals and guidelines/ metrics and implement Quantitative Project Management to measure project performance.
  • Manage, track, and optimize human resource utilization across projects.
  • Plan, organize, and present management reviews and status dashboards for projects.
  • Lead decision analysis resolution to mitigate project and program issues.
  • Forecast project workloads, activities, and risks.
  • Manages risks across all projects to meet organizational commitments.

Job Requirements:

  • 2 years of automotive industry experience and minimum 2 years of project management experience.
  • Understanding of project management concepts, methodologies, and associated tools.
  • Experience leading projects through the development cycle to a successful conclusion.
  • Project planning and tracking capability using Microsoft Project & PLM tools.
  • Strong risk and issues management, causal analysis, and decision analysis/resolution capability.
  • Experience in interfacing with cross functional, global teams and customers to successfully deliver project commitments.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Positive & proactive attitude with excellent leadership qualities and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication (written / oral) and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to efficiently resolve team conflicts & roadblocks


  • Project management experience of distributed global teams.
  • Experience with automotive embedded systems, especially Electronic Power Steering.
  • System Integration and Production Coordination experience.
  • Experience with Automotive SPICE and/or CMMI Level 3 processes.
  • Experience with ISO 26262 functional safety concepts and its impact on software development.
  • Experience with formal software change management and associated tools.
  • Familiarity with software configuration management tools (e.g.Telelogic Synergy).
  • Familiarity with formal requirements management tools (e.g. DOORS).
  • Familiarity with 8-bit, 16-bit or 32-bit microcontrollers and common peripherals.
  • Familiarity with MISRA standards and static analysis tools such as QAC.
  • Familiarity with automotive communication protocols (CAN, LIN, Flexray).
  • Familiarity with the AGILE development methodology.
  • Familiarity with the AUTOSAR standard.
  • Familiarity with Model Based Development using tools such as Matlab / Simulink.
  • Familiarity with embedded hardware design, development, and manufacturing processes.
  • Familiarity with electromechanical systems.


Bachelor’s degree, any major (Required)

Bachelor - Electrical Engineer/Computer Engineer/Business (Preferred)

PMP certification (Preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women

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