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Program Manager – Level I

Hadapsar Pune, India


Job Description

Job Title:  Program Manager # 066695

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team - winning is fun.

We are looking forward to Program Manager  in Eaton’s electrical business, based in Pune, India.

In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.

This exciting role is Responsible for the successful execution of NPI and VAVE Projects for Electrical Power Systems Division(PSD) division. Lead the Integrated Product Team(s) to drive customer satisfaction, continuous improvement and life of the program financial performance by managing programs, contracts, and business relationships. Responsibilities will be to maintain ongoing dialogs with all open project teams in order to collect schedule and completed milestone information, prepare an ongoing comprehensive view of projects and assignments in a written or online format available for management’s use and report and forecast on schedules and budgets


 Your essential responsibilities


A. Manages the complex  New Product Development (NPD) projects. Responsibility, Authority and Accountability (RAA) for project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, cost and quality commitments on division
B. Establishes objectives and goals and provides direction to the project teams in areas of customer concerns, potential changes in scope and risk assessment
C. Manage effective customer communications.  Improve organization responsiveness to customer requirements.  Communication and manage customer expectations and contractual commitments internal to the business.
D. Ensure standard program management processes are utilized and adequate support to the project team by coordinating PM reviews, preparing & publishing PM metrics and reports.
E. Maintain metrics for project for earned value (CPI/SPI), quality, technical performance and delivery through all of the PROLaunch phases.
F. Coordinates all risks and requirements of the project.  This is accomplished by planning, controlling, integrating all project activities and deliverables and measuring all elements to ensure the requirements and goals are successfully achieved. 
G. Provides periodic project updates (Program Status Report – Green/Yellow/Red) of current situation relating to contractual milestones and problem/high risk areas (e.g., technical, cost, and schedule).  Provides updates to the business units as well as divisional levels.
H. Manage effective stakeholder and team communications. Improve organization responsiveness to customer requirements.Communication and manage customer expectations and contractual commitments internal to the business. Ensure effective change management process is utilized
I. Participate in the development and implementation of a development project scorecard
J. Identify and develop reporting tools (ideally through corporate or industry reuse) of project status, burn-down, scheduled completions, etc. 
K. Work with applicable functions to ensure that the supply chain and manufacturing systems are aligned to the product strategy and are
supporting growth and profitability objectives



 If you are:

• Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree mandatory.
• 5-6 years’ experience in Program Management and/or Product Development Management with a total experience of 7-9 years
• Experienced in New Product Development (NPD) programs with hands on experience on managing the Embedded Systems development.
• Exposure of Software development lifecycles i.e. Waterfall, Agile and incremental etc. Certified Scrum master would be advantage.
• Leadership skills - capability to lead change in an Integrated Team (IPT).
• Developing to fully demonstrating in Program and Project Management methodologies, processes and tools
• Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (SAPM or PMP) highly recommended
• Good communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written with ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to Eaton management and customer
• High proficiency in preparing and managing schedule using Microsoft Project software.
• Ability to work effectively in team environment and independently.
• Demonstrated problem-solving ability and an innovative mind set.
• Strategic planning ability and strong organizational skills.




Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!

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Job: Engineering

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: INNOV Innovation Center

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 066695