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Programme Manager

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Program / Project Management


Job Description

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Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?


As a Programme Manager you will be responsible for  effectively managing of all projects and programmes relating to our automotive products with design and manufacturing teams across the globe.  



Your key deliverables :


·       Manage both NPI (new product introduction) and VAVE (value analysis/value engineering) projects and programmes through the internal stage gate process, having responsibility for their scope and successful execution of technical, schedule, financial and quality commitments.  

·       Successful leadership of international project teams from conception through to product launch and review.  

·       Provide support to project and programme teams by coordinating reviews and stage gates in addition to publishing programme metrics and reports.

·       Analyse and present risks and opportunities of programmes and effectively communicate outcome to key stakeholders, advising on possible solutions.

·       Manage customer expectations and improve organization responsiveness to customer commitments.

·       Develop automotive expertise across the business and facilitate the implementation of automotive programme management processes.

·       Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time if projects require.




Are you?




·       Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Electrical Engineering.

·       Sound knowledge in automotive programme management or a combination of programme management with engineering, product development and/or operational management.

·       Project Management Institute accreditation.

·       Broad knowledge of the automotive industry, with knowledge of electric vehicles being very desirable.  

·       Able to demonstrate knowledge of PPAP, APQP and IATF16949.

·       Experience of risk management.

·       Ability to communicate in German would be an advantage.




·       Ability to communicate in German would be an advantage.


Then we want to hear about you!


What Eaton offers:


·       Competitive compensation and benefits package

·       Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

·       Great promotional opportunities  – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

·       Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are really important for us

·       Culture & Values – We are more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day

·       Learning & Development  - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University


Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening. – if applicable



We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Program / Project Management

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: ICPD

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 057373