DBG is a full-service organization that is committed to providing our Customers with exceptional quality, on time delivery and cost saving opportunities. For over 35 years, DBG has been supplying the Heavy Truck, Automotive, Military, Agriculture and White Goods Industries as a Tier One & Tier Two Provider.
Our highly trained Associates work with our Customers at every stage of the manufacturing process; from concept to finished product. Our services include in-house design, rapid prototyping, tooling, metal stamping, fabrication, VA/VE solutions, and sequenced modular assembly.
DBG Canada is currently looking for a motivated and self-driven professional with a demonstrated knowledge of Stamping, Welding, and Assembly processes to work as a Program Manager in their corporate office. This role requires an individual who is able to work in a fast paced environment involving a diverse product family of automotive and heavy truck product.
Core Responsibilities :
Being the liaison between customer, suppliers and internal departments of DBG
Responding immediately with clear and concise communication to customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders
Following up and facilitating Contract Reviews, Design Reviews, Tooling, Fixtures and Gauge Review meetings for each program
Supporting the selection of vendors and purchase of equipment, fixtures and gauges.
Supporting the design of tooling, gauges and assembly fixtures
Creating Budget Trackers, maintaining expense trackers and ensuring that program expenses are within budgeted costs
Creating Gantt Charts using Microsoft Projects, updating % completion and ensuring that milestones are met.
Supporting the activities at all APQP meetings and keeping abreast of updates.
Maintaining an Open Issues tracker and reviewing activities and tasks with APQP team daily to ensure that the tasks are being completed on time
Attending APQP meetings with suppliers to communicate expectations
Facilitating group discussions and problem solving activities to mitigate risks and resolve technical problems
Creating technical presentations to customer which includes program updates, tooling updates, engineering changes & GD&T proposals.
Tracking all Engineering Change Requests and following them through completion
Working with engineering teams at each location to develop processes & poke yoke's for KCC, QCI, KPCs and key features
Supporting the tooling teams on new builds and engineering changes
Supporting operations teams at each location on new program launches and engineering changes
Overseeing all PPAPs on time with strict adherence to APQP processes.
Travel to US and Mexico for 2 weeks at a time
Knowledge and Education
Post-Secondary Degree in Engineering or related field or strong technical background.
Strong technical knowledge, particularly in the areas of Stamping, welding and assembly.
Able to read automotive product prints and clear knowledge of GD&T
Minimum 5 years’ experience, in the automotive industry as Program manager or 7 years of related experience, in the automotive industry as Process Engineer
Detail oriented with excellent problem solving abilities
Good communication, organizational, interpersonal and analytical abilities
Good computer skills and working experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Projects and PowerPoint.
Able to lead and work independently as well as within a group
Knowledge of Microsoft Visio is an asset
Knowledge of CAD software is an asset
Minimum 5 Years experience with leading teams in various Engineering disciplines
Computer skills : MRP, JDE, SAP, Windows - Excel, project management, PowerPoint, word
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Must be able to positively influence production personnel, collect information from Q.A., Engineering, Purchasing and Sales. Work closely with vendors of parts and machinery. Work very closely with all departments.
COMPLEXITY OF TASKS
Requires in-depth analysis of product and machine capability and material flow.
Assist Central Engineering with design processes and layouts.
Assist Process Engineers to support associates and members of various Problems Solving/ Continuous Improvement teams.
Job Type: Permanent
- Casual dress
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- RRSP match
- Vision care
- Bachelor's Degree (preferred)
- Automotive/ Manufacturing: 2 years (required)
- Project management: 1 year (required)
- Program Manager: 4 years (required)
Work Location: In person