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Project Manager Engineering, Mack Defense, LLC
ALLENTOWN PA 18103
Category: Automotive
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Job code: lhw-e0-90672961

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Project Manager Engineering, Mack Defense, LLC
**Job Purpose**


The main purpose of this position is for the PME is to lead the product development work for the complete product scope (Vehicle Architecture, Cab, Chassis, Vehicle Dynamics, Electrical/Electronics, Product Builds and Product Design).

This position is accountable to coordinate engineering activity for the project across all engineering support areas ( GTT, GTT-SVD, and outside engineering service providers).


It is accountable to deliver a verified and validated product i.e. vehicle architecture, vehicle systems and functions (HW/SW), according to agreed product QDCF targets (Quality, Delivery, Cost, Features).


The PME will also report activities to the Chief Program Manager or the Contract Program Manager (government contracts) in the project dimension and thus represents the engineering functions in the Project Management Team (PMT)


**Core responsibilities**

The PME is accountable for product QDCF and has, from project initiation (PCI decision) to project closure (End Gate), the following main responsibilities:


+ Manage the project deliverables as defined by the project management process

+ Manage the total engineering project cost. This includes internal and external development cost for the complete product scope

+ Manage product cost to ensure that the consolidated product cost from all support areas is within the total product cost frame

+ Create and manage the engineering project time plan covering all activities needed to ensure a fully verified and validated product including functions (HW/SW)

+ Drive and take part in the work to define the product scope in close cooperation with the Sales team, the Contracts Management team, the applicable engineering teams (i.e. cab, chassis, electrical...) and PPL

+ Drive and take part in developing the requirement specification to ensure that the requirements are understood and accepted

+ Manage vehicle architecture including extended vehicle taking into account:oPlatform objectives (e.g. A-interfaces)

+ Technical strategies and Product System Roadmaps (PSR)

+ Technical dependencies from related projects in the portfolio

+ Manage the development of technical concepts

+ Manage geometry and functional architecture for complete vehicle

+ Secure base product specification (BPS), product structure and object number structure

+ Secure brand identity

+ Identify, plan and carry out needed physical builds and test objects utilizing decided internal and external support areas

+ Identify, plan and carry out needed verification and validation activities including vehicle certification utilizing decided internal and external support areas


**Competencies**


+ Strong leadership skills

+ Business acumen

+ High degree of integrity and trust

+ Planning and organizational agility

+ Strong written and oral communication skills

+ Exceptional problem solving skills

+ Team building

+ Track record of on time deliveries


**Basic Qualifications and Experience**


+ BSc in Engineering

+ MSc or MBA desired

+ Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from Project Management Institute (PMI) or corresponding project management certification is desired


**Preferred Skills and Experience**


+ Minimum of ten to fifteen years of experience in product development related to vehicle and/or vehicle systems/components coupled with overall application knowledge and understanding of cross-functional dependencies

+ Minimum of 10 to 15 years project management experience in product development

+ Minimum of 10 to 15 years of experience using formal project management processes and tools

+ US citizen or green card holder


**About us**


The Volvo Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.


Founded in 1900, **Mack Trucks** - recognized around the world as "The American Truck You Can Count On" - to builds durable and reliable, application-driven vehicles that get the job done. An iconic brand, Mack embodies the American spirit: pioneering, hard-working, authentic and ambitious. With Mack Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.


**Auto req ID**

84001BR

**Entity**

Mack Trucks

**State/Province**

Pennsylvania

**City/Town**

Allentown

**Employment/Assignment Type**

Regular

**Travel Required (Maximum)**

Occasional

**Last application date**


**Functional Area**

Technology


Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran

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