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Program Manager – Senior – PSP

Program Manager – Senior – PSP
by Admin on 11-07-2023 at 3:43 pm

Website Altair

Job Summary:

Our client in Windsor, ON is looking for a Program Manager – Senior – PSP. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

The Assistant Family Manager.

The Assistant Family Manager – High Voltage Batteries will be responsible for BEV Battery system and component execution, typically for up to 2 or 3 different batteries depending on complexity. The Battery Family Manager leads cross functional team and guarantees all deliverables and targets identified in the approved initiative over the product development lifecycle (timing, cost, performance, quality, etc.), be the single point contact for product team members for the given scope of work, and reports to the Global Family Manager.

Job responsibilities of the Battery Family Manager include but not limited to:

  • Manages all aspects of the assigned program to assure cost, timing, quality and performance achievement.
  • Coordinates cross functional family team involved in program targets achievement.
  • Be responsible to ensure program budget achievement identifying all possible efficiencies vs. approved business case.
  • Ensures procedures, best practices and methodologies application according to required standards and leads program documentation creation, monitoring and updating in line with Global Powertrain (propulsion systems) Development Process.
  • Be responsible to ensure product readiness to support approved launches while defining appropriate timing milestones for the given project and leading the change review meetings.
  • Reports programs status, risk management and issue resolution.
  • Identifies program requirements and assembles cross-functional department information/data to take decisions in the appropriate forum to meet program objectives.
  • Co-leads proactive risk management tasks with the Quality Manager and platform team and tracks/leads risk status update.
  • Supports the technical reviews/evaluations in respect to program targets/milestones.
  • Supports global purchasing and global manufacturing strategies.
  • Leads the responses to investigate/action bulletins related to product/process changes.
  • Coordination and implementation of value optimization and quality improvement activities.
  • Manages product life-cycle, including support of supply chain and logistics issues to guarantee production continuity.


  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (or equivalent).
  • 5-8 years’ experience in product development engineering with at least THREE (3) years of program management experience with an Automotive OEM or Tier 1 supplier.
  • Strong cross functional team management skills along with superior written and oral skills.
  • Strong communications skills in the English language. Will be responsible for organizing and speaking to presentations that get reviewed all of the way up to a SVP level.
  • Experience with engineering design and release. A big part of the job is following up with engineers to get part released, ordered and sent to the assembly site.
  • Experience with time line development and recovery actions. This person will be responsible for keeping the battery program on track.
  • Experience with managing a development budget. Tracking costs to a budget and finding offsets for overages is a big part of the job.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal with a high pressure environment. The battery programs are challenging and we are all learning as a team to execute them for the first time.
  • Hybrid position.
  • No driving of a company vehicle required.
  • Occasional travel to the US CTC – 1 to 2 times per month. Some additional travel to other sites in Canada may be required such as the Windsor assembly plant. This could be daily trips for a week or two at a time for build events or an occasional week long trip to Mexico.

How You Will Be Successful:

  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
  • Seek Technology and Business “First”
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • Group Retirement Savings Plan (GRSP) with matching contributions
  • Paid holidays and vacation time off
  • Free training on all Altair products
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To view the job application please visit phh.tbe.taleo.net.

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