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Portland, Oregon

Senior Project Manager



Senior Project Manager


An innovative Tier-1 automotive supplier of mechanical components has an immediate need for a Senior Project Manager that is responsible for the direction, evolution, and completion of specific projects and programs adhering to strict timelines while ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals. This is a critical position with a lot of visibility!!


This organization is a part of a $700M+ division of a multi-Billion dollar corporation. Their business is highly profitable with a lot of employee pride! Additionally, they provide an excellent benefit package along with bonus potential!




Will ensure that customer and business expectations are satisfied through the coordination of development and production activities by managing project and program requirements and customer expectations, based on agreed-upon project and program plans


Clearly define overall objectives of the projects and programs


Establish project work plans to meet all project targets including costs, schedules, timing, customer requirements, and risks


Engage with internal teams, the customer, and key stakeholders to define project and program requirements and scope


Manage the day-to-day operational aspects of the program


Drive milestone achievement to targets and align with project and performance measurement, also drive improvements to increase customer value and reduce cycle time


Manage and document risk assessment


Establish and manage program and project budget to attain profitability, revenue, and margin




BS in Engineering, Project Management, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other technical discipline


A minimum of 7 to 10 years of project and program management in a technical/manufacturing organization with proven experience in managing customer and business expectations


PMP Certification preferred or equivalent


Strongly prefer automotive component manufacturing experience


Proven experience working on cross-functional teams (engineering, manufacturing, quality, sourcing, etc…)


IATF 169409, ISO 14000 and APQP experience


Must have exceptional customer service skills, interpersonal communication, and polished oral and written communication


Strong technical, troubleshooting, & problem-solving skills


Key Words: Project Manager, Project Management, Program Management, Automotive, OEM, Manufacturing, Tier 1, Objectives, Customer, Deadlines, Budget, Scope, Customer Requirements, Risk Assessment, Business, Results Driven, Change Leadership, Strategic Planning, Engineering, IATF, APQP, ISO 14000