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Senior Manager Engineering Project Management

Company: Dana Corp
Location: Novi
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.

Sr. Manager, Engineering Project Management (Electrification)

PURPOSE: The Senior Manager, Engineering Project Management will lead the engineering efforts of major projects in electrification. The individual will be responsible for delivering the solution and for controlling all the engineering and prototyping aspects of the project, including schedule, quality, and costs. This individual will have the ability to work in a dynamic environment with challenging deadlines. The job responsibilities will be very varied as it will touch many aspects of the growing Electrification group and will include some of the following responsibilities but not limited to-


Provides primary managerial and administrative oversight of Global Engineering Project Management team.
Responsible for all project development schedules and execution to meet program milestones, gate deliverables, and customer expectations.
Lead execution of One Dana Mechatronics System ODMS , tools and processes
Implement enhancements to project management procedures and processes at Dana through continuous improvement and lean efforts.
Responsible as lead/support of Electrification Advanced Portfolio, RFQ/RFI Planning and execution, department financial planning, etc.
Develops, implements, and promotes Agile best practices and standards across the enterprise and Agile teams including but not limited to software.
Ensure projects follow Software and System ASPICE process, Hardware functional safety requirements, creates and maintains require documentations.
Lead and continuously assess EPM team in terms of resource planning, resource management and execution.
Support the EPM team to ensure that project targets are met, and that adherence to the customer specification is attained.
Lead internal engineering project reviews including cost, timing, scope, and risks/issue status.
Ensure design robustness by assuring reviews are completed on time and act as a gate reviewer and approver.
Apply multiple engineering project management methods and skills to tailor the execution of projects of varying scopes and implementation plans.
Effectively communicate and escalate with internal and external stakeholders to maintain awareness of project scope, milestones, risks, and issues.
Drive performance development through coaching, recognition with the overall intent of improving overall team engagement.

Essential Qualifications & Experience Engineering Degree or Equivalent

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering and minimum of 10years of experience in product development with 5 years of direct experience in program or engineering technical project management function.
  • 5 years in directly managing team of greater than five members. Global direct leadership experience preferred.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of software, hardware and mechanical core components and process development steps. Direct experience in Motor and Inverter strongly preferred.
    Cross functional product and manufacturing process experience, direct customer, quality, firmware, mechanical, systems experience strongly preferred.
    Knowledge and experience within relevant development tools and processes, e.g., Design, CAE, ASPICE, CMMI, Agile, PDP, etc.
    Experience with product development life cycle, stage gate process, or other product development processes, and tools, DVP, DFMEA, root cause analysis, ...etc.
    Accomplished business leader with the ability to work successfully in a matrix environment.
    Experience with Agile and scrum experience will be a definite plus.
    Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
    Effective listener and communicator.
    Proficient analytical and technical skills Microsoft Office; PowerPoint, Excel.
    Demonstrated ability to be proactive and think forward
    Able to effectively interface with other disciplines in the organization to achieve result
    Demonstrated ability to drive results

    Preferred Qualifications

    Master's Degree with progressive experience in mechatronics or electrification

    Technical project management experience with successful completion of at least two large projects

    Technical expertise in traction inverters and motors

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

    Please note that as per Dana policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Dana will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Keywords: Dana Corp, Novi , Senior Manager Engineering Project Management, Engineering , Novi, Michigan

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