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Global. Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.

IT Project Manager, PMO

United States - MI - Plymouth

Job Description

Global. Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.

   

At Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, you will be part of a global, diverse team. A team that is truly dedicated to anticipating and re-imagining how society will live and work inside the vehicles of tomorrow.

 

An integral part of our team of almost 30,000 employees in 17 countries across the world, you will build strong, personal relationships as you work together to push the boundaries of innovation. The environment will be fast-paced, exciting, challenging, but you will be inspired to adapt and evolve.

 

Opportunity is yours. Are you ready for the challenge?

 

Position Summary / Responsibility Level

The new global YFAI IT organization will setup a central PMO. And one of the first global projects will be the QAD ERP system rollout.

 

The new PMO will be the support organization for all IT projects in YFAI, which provides the coordination between the projects, the guidelines for the project management processes, documentation and reporting, training for PMs and  PM tools.

The new PMO project manager will support the setup of the new IT PMO and will report to the PMO manager. All other IT project manager will have just a doted reporting line in the PMO, as they are located across IT departments.

 

The new PMO Project Manager will also work on the global rollout of the new ERP system from QAD. The ERP project has two main phases. The first phase is the separation of Johnson Controls contributed YFAI location from the JCI provided ERP system in EMEA, ASIA and North America (56 locations). The YFAI IT PM will work with and coordinate between the QAD PMs and the YFAI migration leads and SMEs. The time line for phase one is up to the end of June 2018. The second phase is the separation of YF contributed location from the YF ERP system in China (22 locations).

 

As part of the ERP project, the PMO PM has a doted reporting line to the ERP program director.

 

The PMO project manager is expected to have strong project management skills, wide IT background with the scope on applications and basic knowledge of business processes.

 

The support for the PMO implementation covers the following areas:

  • Identification and implementation of PM tools
  • Implementation and documentation of PM best practice processes
  • Training of PMs in regards of the PMO guidelines

Typical duties for the YFAI NA Project Manager QAD:

  • Own, manage and communicate the NA regional remote site migration schedule
  • Own and manage the site individual project plans  
  • Collection of ERP configuration information required for site migration
  • Reservation and coordination of YFAI and JCI resources to complete migration preparation in time
  • Reservation and coordination of YFAI and JCI  resources involved in migration testing and final migration execution
  • Identify and shortfalls, delays or other roadblocks early in time to allow timely correction and migration at dates planned for
  • Project documentation/reporting for NA
  • Financial tracking of the project for EMEA
  • Communication to all parties involved

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or above majoring in Computer Science, Information Management or other related functions
  • Project management certification (preferred Prince)
  • Basic ITIL certification
  • above 5 years IT professional experience
  • above 5 year project management experience with references
  • Broad technical skill set within the IT
  • Broad business process understanding within industrial production
  • Strong skills in coordinating resources from remote across several third parties and YFAI internal teams
  • Good interpersonal skills to encourage people to deliver for the project
  • Organizational awareness to allow effective and timely escalations
  • Good interpersonal skills and team player
  • Positive attitude and spirit for the project to drive it forward
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong verbal and written communication in English.

 

Working Conditions:

The position is located at a corporate office.  Travel to customer, Company manufacturing sites, and supplier sites may be involved. 

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Published: 01/12/2017
Job Field: Information Systems
Location: United States - MI - Plymouth
REQ. NO.: 16000707
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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