Martinrea International Inc.
  • 23-Nov-2018 to 22-Jan-2019 (EST)
  • Martinrea United States
  • Auburn Hills, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Martinrea is a diversified global automotive supplier ( ), engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of metal parts, assemblies and modules, complex fluid management systems and aluminum products. We employ approximately 15,000 skilled and motivated people at manufacturing, engineering and technical centers in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and China. Our business strategy leverages world-class technologies, motivated and talented people, and high-quality products. We aim to be the best automotive parts supplier in the world in the products and services we provide our customers.

Job Summary:  Project leader in the Program Management and APQP process.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Post-Secondary Education (Undergraduate Degree or Community College Diploma) in one of the following: Engineering, Manufacturing (Tooling)
  • P.Eng. or P.M.P. designation preferred
  • 10 years' experience in automotive manufacturing/ tooling preferred
  • 10 years' program management experience ideally with Chassis & Bodywork
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Japanese language skills, an asset
  • Strong time management skills
  • Thorough understanding of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Extensive knowledge of CAD software (AutoCAD, Solidworks, Catia, UG)


Essential Functions:

  • Act as project leader in the program management and APQP process
  • Determine and monitor all project goals
  • Develop and conduct project feasibility studies for designs and achieve key milestone dates
  • Document project management checklist and approvals
  • Recommend and prepare release documents for prototypes, new projects, pilots, engineering changes and miscellaneous orders
  • Requisition tooling, capital and try out material for projects
  • Provide customer support on an as needed basis
  • Follow up all facets of the project from cell layout, launch and run at rate
  • Assist in preparing Quotations
  • Value analysis and value engineering ideas
  •  F. M.E.A's
  • Monitor and assist suppliers on meeting project goals
  • Asses and implement continuous improvement projects in relation to current or future project planning

Working Conditions

Plant Floor
Effort/Physical Demands

Constant communication with employees, peers, and management
Overtime as required

Health and Safety Responsibilities

Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company Rules, Plant Rules, policies and procedures
Must use or wear equipment, protective devices or certain clothing as required by the company
Back-up Duties:

Perform other duties as required

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