Program Manager East Gwillimbury, Ontario

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for all aspects of program management for specific programs. This includes prototypes, pre-production samples, production start-up, customer launch, and monitoring the overall program throughout production.
Coordinate all engineering changes for assigned programs.
Assist in resolving quality concerns as required.
Keep management informed of the status of assigned programs on a regular basis. Inform management of any critical items on an immediate basis.
Act as liaison between customer and company.
Ensure that customer contact is maintained through visits to customer facility as required.
Be involved and provide technical support on assigned product launches both within the company and at the customer.
Investigate, analyse, and present cost saving proposals to management and then to customer.
Ensure that all correspondence pertaining to projects are tracked and distributed accordingly.
Ensure process and manufacturing feasibility studies are complete for products to meet customer and engineering specifications.
Prepare internal quotes for new and existing programs and all engineering changes. Submit for review and approvals, prepare customer breakdowns, and review for completeness.
Assist in the preparation of quotes. Work with purchasing in procuring quotes for current and future cost saving proposals.
Establish program-timing parameters and ensure that schedules are maintained.

Education and Experience:

Completion of a college diploma or university degree in mechanical engineering.
5 years of experience in either engineering or tooling.
Automotive background an asset.
Thorough understanding of APQP processes and core tools.
Previous training in the following areas: CAD, GD&T, FMEA, and SPC.
Knowledge of assembly, weld, toolroom, and press shop equipment.
Familiar with customer quality systems.
Proficient in Microsoft Applications (i.e. Excel, Project, PowerPoint).
Excellent problem solving ability.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be willing to travel on a regular basis as required by the company and customer.

Author's Bio: 

Pure Staffing Solutions Inc. represents the full spectrum of staffing services for qualified personnel to meet the evolving needs of companies - from small, emerging growth companies to Fortune 500 clients; no challenge is too big or too small. Our success springs from our dedication to service, which is based on our understanding that strong, lasting relationships are the cornerstones of any successful business. Our thorough, ethical handling of the staffing process makes for achievements that speak for themselves.