Project Manager-LiDAR

Veoneer USA - Southfield, MI

Full-timeEstimated: $95,000 - $140,000 a year
Job Title: Project Manager-LiDAR
Location: Southfield, MI

What we offer:
Veoneer develops cutting-edge technology for the Future Car. Our international, agile and highly collaborative teams aim to accelerate the growth in Autonomous Driving and be the leader in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. We empower our people and are dedicated to their professional development and growth.

With 7500 employees in 13 countries, our growing team has the goal to lead the revolution underway in the automotive industry…and then be the pioneer for what comes next.

What you'll do:
Lidar products for advanced safety features (ADAS) as well as autonomous driving applications (L3, L4). The project will require working with local/global cross-functional teams, sub-suppliers as well as OEMs to understand the needs and provide deliverables according to the milestones.

Responsible for various components within the LIDAR development program
Primary customer interface for all aspects of the project development
Project Manager acts as the Project Team Lead from Project Kickoff through Launch:
Commercial: Maintain or improve profitability from sourcing
Timing: Lead Cross Functional Team in support of project milestones (Internal & Customer)
Industrialization: Ensure manufacturing site is tooled to make new product according to project schedule
Risk Mitigation & Issues Management
Monitor risks and issues (Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, Financial)
Mitigate risks, resolve issues with support from the Cross Functional Team
Escalate and focus management attention as needed
Manage the project team and deliverables according to Veoneer Product Development System (APQP):
Project Planning
Concept Definition
Product and Process Development
Product and Process Validation
Product Launch
Schedule and coordinate Cross Functional Team meetings
Ensure Veoneer standards are respected in the development process
Own & update list of open points for supplier, internal and customer meetings & facilitate completion of tasks
Facilitate with Veoneer plant Quality team the project APQP plan

What you'll bring:
Must have minimum Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor’s Science Engineering degree preferred
Must have minimum 10 years industry experience and 3 years Project Management Experience
Customer focus: Understand customer needs and ensure deliverables meet customer expectations
Leadership: Strong leadership qualities and ability to lead a large team
Teamwork: Engage & inspire others; drive collaboration
Build trust: Honest, transparent and reliable
Project Management experience (MS Project or equivalent skills are a must)
Strong understanding of product development process
Manufacturing & quality experience in automotive industry
Electronics experience preferred
Ford knowledge preferred