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Project Management Specialist

Primarily Remote: Could report to Novi, Southfield, Royal Oak or, MI
Project Management Specialist

This position primarily working remotely but may be able to work at a facility site as needed.

The Project Management Specialist responsibilities include understanding and grasping key concepts essential to become a successful Project Manager. Exhibit ability to define and communicate clear project deliverables and performance targets. Eventually you will manage all aspects of customer relationships and ensure overall satisfaction to the contractual deliverable. Additionally, you will manage all aspects of the programs to meet profitability and financial targets, delivering products and services in line with customer needs, and within timing expectations, and the long-term success of the organization. You will be given support with exceptional online video training resources. If you’re motivated and enjoy working in an environment that promotes innovative ideas, provides opportunities for leadership and project management and you possess a drive for working in the automobile industry, we encourage you to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand and utilize the tools developed by the organization for effective project management.
  • Avoid all use of custom tools unless it supports a permanent organization document change request for improvement.
  • Identify risk and opportunities, and develop executable risk mitigation and ability to realize opportunities.
  • Properly apply technologies for comprehensive cost effective system solutions.
  • Evaluate and completely understand contractual deliverable, in content and contractual obligations.
  • Formulate a detailed execution-timing plan. Including critical path timing, mitigation timing plans, resource pipelining considerations, and constant updating, improvement, and follow-up.
  • Initiate and maintain customer product communication log
  • Maintain timely budget updates based on content change backlog scope of work (SoW) changes, and or optimizing project execution improvements.
  • Work with department managers to develop executable plan.
  • Establish objectives for project manager and performance goals for key project members
  • Monitor project activities for compliance to all company policies and processes including complete adherence to Sarbanes Oxley accounting and procurement policies.
  • Bachelor of Mechanical engineering, Electrical and computer engineering or manufacturing engineering
Skills & Abilities
  • Display high motivation and desire to be in project management.
  • Flexible regarding travel, may have to travel based on project priorities and customer / supplier locations.
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) - Required
  • Microsoft Project - Preferred
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