Light Duty – Autos, Heavy Duty – Autos, Performance Vehicles
Perform all duties necessary, under the general direction of the Plant Manager to provide leadership with project management for new product development.
Essential Functions * Lead and coach technical staff to develop & maintain detailed project schedules using internal processes to include all project phases and dependencies including preliminary engineering, detailed design, material procurement, installation, pilot, and site acceptance. * Coordinate the interfaces of all disciplines within Design Engineering, Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing Engineering and Operations. * Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders. * Work with purchasing area to integrate key supplier schedules into project plan. * Provide leadership for project teams to identify potential bottlenecks & resource constraints. * Manage conflicts & demonstrate escalation when appropriate. * Conduct project post mortems, identify successful and unsuccessful project elements and work with Engineering Management to improve product development process. * Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management. * Project Work as assigned by Plant Manager
Ergonomic Focus * Working at desk and walking in plant. * Reading * Typing on computer. * Standing/walking/sitting during 8 hour work day. * BAC Degree or equivalent experience * Minimum of five years in Project Management Experience including process development. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Extensive Microsoft Office Products * Demonstrated Teamwork Experience
Established in 1919 and traded on the NYSE, Standard Motor Products, Inc., (SMP®) is a leading independent manufacturer, distributor and marketer of replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry, with an increasing focus on the original equipment and original equipment service markets.Organized into two major operating segments, SMP® supplies independent professional ...automotive technicians and do-it-yourselfers with high-quality replacement parts for engine management and temperature control products for domestic and import vehicles.We distribute through traditional and non-traditional channels under our own brand names, such as Standard®, BWD®, TechSmart®, Intermotor®, Hayden®, ACI®, Four Seasons®, and through private labels.