University Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, recognized by the PEO.
3 Years’ Experience working in the automotive industry in a Project Management role
Ability to collate and analyze data, write technical reports, organize information as required.
Must be willing to travel for business purposes and hold a valid passport.
Proficient with MS Office and 3D modeling in Solidworks.
Extensive project management skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Validation Project Managers role is to manage and track validation and testing from a customer need into production being fully responsible for the Litens brand image, cost, timing and technical application to the customer requirements.
Understands and follows the APQP process with an overall understanding of the underlying processes and requirements such as DFMEA, DVPR, Design Review and so on.
Understands the rules and systems used to execute the APQP process in particular the Oracle Agile products.
Responsible for developing and executing the DVP&R timeline meeting the needs of the customer and Litens.
Responsible for risk assessment and risk management, specifically the engineering risk, the initial design assessment or concept and driving the design to maturity within project timing and budget.
Responsible for the cost of the delivered product and the project budget.
Has sufficient engineering experience in product development through to launch and can apply lessons learned.
Maintains a strong working relationship with the development and design team, transparent, reliable and respected.
Follows technical specification documentation and matches them with internal requirements on a program by program basis.
Able to seek out customer needs as an input to product roadmaps and R&D projects.
Acts as voice of the customer to the organization and voice of Litens (PE) to the customer.
Able to lead gate review meetings and ensure that project targets are met by holding participants accountable.
Has a thorough understanding of the products produced by the design groups, and associated powertrain systems.
Able to interpret models, CAD drawings, specifications.
Demonstrate the ability to contribute to company product strategy and vision going forward.