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Project Manager, Industrialization

Date: Mar 29, 2019

Location: Querétaro, Mexico, QUE, MX

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 115986 

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Job Responsibilities:

  1. Lead team of process and test engineers to ensure successful industrialization of automotive projects that launch in multiple global manufacturing sites. 
  2. Lead multiple complex projects simulataneously
  3. Plan and manage project capital budget, time schedule, resources for single and multi-site industrialization projects.
  4. Active customer alignment with respect to schedules, capacity and quality.
  5. Analyze, control and start corrective actions to achieve the project objectives.
  6. Work with Product Design to develop products for high quality cost efficient manufacturing processes.
  7. Lead manufacturing RFQ process for new business providing capex requirements and labor times.
  8. Ensure the industrialization process is followed to ensure on-time launch with meeting KPIs of throughput, labor rate, capital cost, and quality levels. 
  9. Act as an OEM-project interface to Program Management, Manufacturing, Production Quality and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.
  10. Ensure transparent reporting to Program Management, Operations Management and OEM-customers.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor and/or Master degree, Engineer (Electrical/Mechanical preferred)
  • 3+ years related experience in project/line management
  • Experience in industrialization and/or production of automotive electronic/acoustic products
  • Excellent skills in MS Office, MS Project and SAP
  • Fundamental knowledge in terms of methodologies in project management especially to planning and controlling.  PMI certification or desire preferred.


Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

Leadership:  Demonstrate critical thinking to take appropriate risk and make sound and timely decisions

Change Orientation:  Apply original thinking and continuous improvement to processes, products, systems or services and manage change to better serve customer needs

Collaboration:  Encourage open expression of ideas; communicate effectively at all levels and build strong relationships

Judgment:  Demonstrate critical thinking to take appropriate risk and make sound and timely decisions

Results-Driven:  Take initiative to achieve superior, quality results against internal or external standards of excellence


HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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