Program Manager

Manufacturing & Engineering
Job Location: 
Antioch, IL

The Program Manager manages all corporate projects and correspondence with customers and plant management.



Responsible for all aspects of a customer’s project including tool builds (when sourced as part of the project), qualification, and production.

Manages both budget and administrative responsibilities on assigned programs.

Drive execution of projects for the integrated product development team (kick-off through project close).

Lead program reviews that provide appropriate status, costs, and risk management.

Report program status to senior management monthly.

Formally identifies, assesses, monitors, and mitigates risk throughout the program life cycle.  Obtains management approval prior to making decisions that will cause deterioration of established program, cost, and schedule objectives.

Develop and implement corrective action plans when deviations from budgets and/or schedules are evident.  Seek senior management assistance in resolving schedule and budget problems as they arise.

Manage project material inventory effectively.

Develop and understand principles of program planning

Understand lean and process improvement principles.




Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field

2-5+ years of program management experience

Plastics injection molding background required 

Experience interfacing and leading other departments on a program and the ability to handle multiple projects

Demonstrated success in managing manpower planning, project reviews, scheduling, and budget control.



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Recruiter Name: 
Jared Smerchek
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 232

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