Project Manager / Project Lead

Company:
Volvo Group
Location:
Greensboro, NC
Job Type:
Category:
Technical Project Management
Yrs of Exp:
2+ to 5 years
Posted:
6/1/2012

Job Description

ABOUT US Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT) covers the entire value chain from long-term research to final delivery of complete vehicles for production to the Volvo Group truck business as well as supporting the products in the aftermarket. GTT plays a vital role in contributing to the profitability, by providing competitive brand unique products that are based on common architecture and shared technology. The Electrical Engineering North America delivers complete electrical systems solutions in the areas of wiring, packaging, embedded software and systems architecture. RESPONSIBILITIES Lead cross functional teams to deliver electrical engineering solutions for maintenance and start cost projects. Will be accountable for all aspects of the project and for the consequences of actions taken within his/her area of responsibility Ensures that the deliverables from the Vehicle Electrical Engineering departments meet agreed upon QDCF (Quality, Delivery, Product/ Project Cost, and Feature) targets for affected start cost projects and PMR activities. Works directly with the resource owners within the line organization to define the deliverables from their respective groups and secures the necessary resources to achieve agreed upon objectives, supplies budget estimates as requested. Works with counterparts from manufacturing, aftermarket, sales, and purchasing to ensure that projects are properly coordinated. Periodically and objectively report the status of all activities within the start cost projects and/or PMRs. Ensures that clear requirements and deliverables are established for each activity that the department undertakes according to the Global Development Process (GDP), Global CRITICAL COMPENTENCIES Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required or higher, standards, pitching in to get the job done Initiative: Taking action in the absence of specific instructions or in the absence of a specific requirement, taking reasonable risks to achieve results, and persevering when challenged Ownership/Accountability: Taking the lead in getting the job done and accepting responsibility for personal actions, costs, and results Problem-Solving/Decision-Making: Taking a well-ordered approach to solving problems and acting despite obstacles or resistance Quality Advocate: Championing the quality process by reinforcing the organization’s vision, quality values, and quality processes and by fostering the continuous improvement of all operational and business practices Teamwork: Building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes REQUIRED SKILLS AND EDUCATION 4 years’ experience in progressive Automotive Engineering Bachelors in Engineering Experience in automotive maintenance projects Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally with multiple teams and proven project leadership experience Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E./M/F/D/V
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