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Project Chief Body Closures - Senior - 9675

Windsor, Ontario
Job Title: Project Chief Body Closures - Senior - 9675
Location: Windsor, Ontario

The Project Chief will oversee all Closures commodities (Door In White, Hood, Fender, Static and Dynamic Sealing, Liftgates) for vehicle programs, from start to finish ('cradle to grave'). Early in a program, this will involve working with Product Planning and the Product Design Office (or 'styling') to help guide the design of the vehicle toward feasible technical solutions.

Early program work also requires extensive collaboration to determine appropriate Cost Weight and Investment targets for the new vehicle. As the design evolves, the Project Chief (PC) will be responsible for tracking on-time sourcing (supplier selection) and design release of component designs for tooling.

Further in a program, the PC will manage all component and system testing plans and timelines to ensure Closures components are on time, and will develop recovery mitigation plans as necessary. Significant supplier and assembly plant launch support throughout pilot and launch phases will follow. Once a program is launched, the PC will actively manage any warranty or quality issues the customer experiences with exterior trim.

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • 5 years of experience in engineering design and development of components
  • Must be an outgoing self-starter, able to work with many people to organize complex projects
  • Excellent communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Design / development / release experience of Closures components (sheetmetal, plastic, and sealing) an important plus
  • Knowledge of DFSS, DFMEA and test/validation experience also a plus
  • Proven experience organizing / leading teams of engineers to meeting quality; fit/finish; CWI and
  • functional objectives beneficial


Must be able to travel to the US for occasional meetings

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