Project Engineer / Program Manager, Automotive Compressors (Onsite)

04_Professionals (technical)
BU4 Electronics & Mechatronics


The Compressor Program Manager (PM) is part of the product development team for AC compressors. Current product teams are developing and producing a product portfolio consisting of fixed and variable displacement compressors and electrically driven compressors.

The PM has overall responsibility for the successful execution of customer projects in order to achieve the targets for profitability, cost, quality and timing. The PM typically leads projects from acquisition to launch and is responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of the project plan; The PM also initiates all necessary support activities for the rest of the Product Life Cycle and manages significant changes for products already in production.


  • Functional leadership of the project team (motivate and convince team members to meet overall target of the project)

  • Coordinate project team members, customers, internal and external development partners, suppliers, and production facilities

  • Organize and execute the Project Plan (plan and assign work packages to the team while monitoring and controlling the progress; project structure; project phases, schedule, and milestones; project organization, etc)

  • Ensure requirements management, simultaneous engineering (product & process) as well as effective opportunity and risk management

  • Manage all project stakeholders’ interests (includes reporting, escalation or compromise if necessary)

  • Ensure successful product launch

  • Team staffing to ensure right and sufficient resources

  • Overall responsibility and management of released project budget

  • Project reporting and presentation to management committees

  • Create and maintain transparency and traceability within the project

  • Coordinate and manage project changes and deviations considering the effects on the project objectives


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or related field is required

  • 5 or more years of Engineering experience is required

  • 3 or more years of Program Management experience in the automotive industry is required

  • Experience using program management tools (MS Project or similar planning software, Quality tools and methods, Risk Assessment and Mitigation, etc)

  • Professional experience in product development projects, ideally for customers in the automotive industry

  • Background in HVAC / Thermal products and processes is a strong plus

  • Experience working in a global business with remote teams is a plus

  • PMP Certification is a plus

  • Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time


Salary: 80,000-120,000 



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Facts about the job

Benefits:  Benefits-US/CH_CN_DI_IB_LI_MA_MP_MW_OB_PH
Entry level:  Experienced hires
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  Project Management
Department:  BU4 Electronics & Mechatronics

Lockport, NY, US

Company:  MAHLE Manufa.Mgmt (US)

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