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Program Manager GA Open (J#26561)
Education: Bachelors Degree
Experience: 4 - 9 years

Parkway Products is a global leader in custom molding technologies. By combining a broad lineup of processing technologies with design, development and project management services, Parkway creates molded parts solutions for the world's largest OEMs.
We offer many opportunities to those who join the Parkway team. With multiple locations throughout the U.S. and an amazing record of growth, many paths to greater success and rewards are ready for you!

We are currently seeking qualified individuals to fill our Program Manager position.

Summary: Program Manager manages all phases of programs from inception through production hand off, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget. The Program Manager is assigned to particular customers with essential duties and responsibilities as follows:

Technical Liason 20%
-Teleconference with customers once a month
-Have face to face with customer 2 times per year
-Support on-site design review at customer as necessary
-Provide monthly status of customer interface (dashboard or executive update)
-Review outstanding issues with manufacturing and quality
-Notification of Engineering Change
-Provide updated pricing if resulting from program or engineering change

Production Support 35%
-Evaluate pricing of individual SKUs compared to initial quote to evaluate profitability and make the necessary pricing adjustments (Quarterly)
-Support a weekly walk through (1 hour) of all plant processes to assist with problem solving or benchmarking ideas
-Support manufacturing by quoting production processes outside plant as required
-Recognize areas for internal improvement and develop plans for implementing them

Program Launch - 35%
-Lead PLM processes and documentation
-Lead all launch activities to ensure manufacturing team is equipped for production ready program introduction
-Interface with tool suppliers to ensure correct tool builds along with part supply for initial builds
-Main communication interface between company, customer and vendors for program launch activities
-Support manufacturing and quality during sampling/prototype activities.
-Support manufacturing during launch activities to support QPDs, line layout and check sheets
-Provide POs to CSRs for tooling and pre-production requirements

Sales Support 10%
-Provide engineering support to sales for presentations to help sell manufacturing capabilities
-Provide engineering input for quotes

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelors degree in mechanical or plastics engineering or related discipline; with 5 to 10 years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
No direct reports; however, Program Managers must coordinate and manage programs with multiple interfaces to achieve successful project completion.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:
Injection tooling background preferred.
Experience in program management required.
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