Job Posting

Project Manager

Job Description:

  • Facilitate all aspects of bringing a badging program from concept, at the time the program is awarded, through to production. This includes making decisions at the start of a program as to what manufacturing areas are involved and the team members required.
  • Throughout the design process, the Project Manager is responsible for facilitating the design of the part ensuring that both Douglas and the customer are in agreement with the design direction.
  • This requires the Project Manager to make independent judgment as to what information is passed on to the customer and what information is required of the customer to come to a mutually agreed upon design.
  • Facilitate all tooling requirements leading up to full production.
  • Responsible for the documentation related to the part approval process (PPAP) and shipment of pre-production parts.
  • Provide direction to Project Management Assistants to accomplish many of these tasks.
  • Enlist the help of others within Douglas to accomplish additional tasks.
  • Identify these tasks and the people required to perform the task.
  • Facilitate all change requests. Determines who needs to be notified, what team members need to be involved, and develop the costs and appropriate schedules.
  • The majority of the Project Managers responsibilities are complete once the new part is successfully launched into full production.

Requirements:

  • Proven working experience in project management or related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (primarily Word and Excel)
  • Experience with Microsoft Project is a plus.
  • Qualified candidates will be self-motivated, have a strong desire to complete projects on time and a willingness to learn.
  • Automotive experience with APQP, PPAP, FMEA and DVP&R is desired
  • Engineering degree not required.
  • Work authorization – United States (Required)
Douglas Corporation
Corporate Headquarters
9650 Valley View Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55344-3507
Fax: 952-942-3125