Program Manager, 3M Automotive & Aerospace Solutions Division, Maplewood, MN
Location:
Posted:
November 19, 2016
Reference:
R00016493
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Program Manager for the Automotive & Aerospace Solutions Division located in Maplewood, MN.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Program Manager will lead cross functional teams to quote and scale-up new custom designed parts for AASD.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leads 15 - 50 small projects simultaneously with > 10 of key deliverables, > 24 - 36 months in duration with > 7 team members serving multiple key account teams
  • Records project information in a centralized project management system
  • Defines initial project schedules and actively manage project schedules to drive projects to completion.
  • Communicates key project schedule information to 3M internal team and key customer contacts
  • Manages changes to parts that are already in production
  • Ensures that the team meets customer specific requirements
  • Collaborates with business management, stakeholders, and project team members to coordinate the planning of multiple concurrent projects
  • Supports business team by consulting on key change initiatives
  • Willingness to be on-call (interest question)

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Three (3) years of automotive and/or aerospace industry experience
  • One (1) year of project leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in quoting and scaling up new parts to serve OEM customers
  • Ability to multi-task and handle large workloads under time constraints
  • An energetic, resourceful and hands-on individual
  • Experience in communicating with customers
  • Demonstrated capability in dealing with complexity and ambiguity
  • Skills that the candidate should demonstrate:
    • Problem solving utilizing resources across departments
    • Influence, communication, collaboration, negotiation, resilience and determination
    • Besides English, one or more of the following languages: German, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Spanish
  • Project Management Institute Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or its equivalent from a similar professional organization preferred

Location: Maplewood, MN (3M Center)
Travel: May include up to 25% domestic/international
Relocation: Is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

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