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Program Manager

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: March 6th, 2018

Program Manager

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom


Position Overview:

Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE) provides engineering and product development services to U.K. based Multimatic EU-Matic, and to other facilities worldwide. MTCE is Multimatic's Centre of Excellence for ongoing design, development and implementation of DSSV® damping technology, and has established a strong relationship with key international motorsports organizations. MTCE is also a leading contract engineering and vehicle development resource to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers.

MTCE currently seeks a Program Manager responsible for the overall integrity and coherence of select engineering programs. The Program Manager will develop and maintain the program environment to support each project within it.


Key Areas of Responsibility:

The successful candidate will apply all APQP standards, including: quote review and submission, feasibility reviews, customer liaison and open issues, launch support, program binder and timeline, containment, and 100% inspection pre- and post-launch. The Program Manager will also oversee timeline tracking for engineering, testing, QC, and purchasing activities for program development; and will manage process engineering functions with regards to PFMEA, plant layout, line trials, operator instruction, mistake proofing and mistake proofing instruction, tooling manufacture, process, and process mapping.

The Program Manager will also guide the following engineering functions: source tooling, checking fixtures, tool trials, and ensuring that CP/CPK targets are met; control planning, re-work instructions, and SPC results; design, analysis, DFMEA, and engineering changes as per Open Issues List or ECN.

In addition, the Program Manager will be responsible for ensuring that all personnel are working in a safe and efficient manner. Adopting and practicing kaizen Principles and Concepts, the Program Manager will support and encourage kaizen activities, and participate in kaizen and GEAR activities while training, coaching and assisting department personnel in the development of continuous improvement ideas.

Other duties will be performed as required.


Basic Requirements:

Completion of an appropriate blend of education and/or experience equaling a minimum of five years is required. As Program Manager, you must be capable of organising and managing priorities, business equipment, and problem solving techniques. The successful candidate will have an understanding of manufacturing and logistics processes, and will be familiar with requirements of the automotive quality standard TS16949:2009 as well as with MRP systems in an automotive manufacturing environment. This position will require the ability to interact with all levels of employees in a multicultural organisation while providing direction and leadership.

Interpersonal communication skills are necessary, as are the ability to read, write and speak English. Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United Kingdom, (EU), hold a valid driver’s license, valid passport and be prepared to travel internationally when required.


Multimatic offers a comprehensive benefits package, as well as a friendly work environment. Learn more at www.multimatic.com. To apply for this career opportunity, click below on the "APPLY NOW" and send us your resume and cover letter outlining your professional experience.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.