Company: Nidec Mobility America Corporation
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Nidec is the world's No.1 comprehensive motor manufacturer
handling "everything that spins and moves", miniature to gigantic.
Nidec is a global enterprise comprised of over 300
subsidiaries/affiliates. We are a leading manufacturer of
commercial motors, industrial motors, appliance motors, and
controls. Our product line features a full line of high efficiency
motors for industrial applications in water treatment, mining, oil
and gas, and power generation, and for commercial applications such
as pool and spa, condensers, cooling towers and large refrigeration
From keeping us comfortable in our homes to pumping clean water to
making our cars more safe, electric motors are an indispensable
part of our daily lives. At Nidec, our employees are on the
forefront of developing new motor technologies. As we move deeper
into the age of robotics, the impact of motors will only
With over 140,000 employees stationed worldwide, Nidec continues to
be a unique organization, and each location maintains its
POSITION NOT OPEN TO EXTERNAL SOURCING
The Program Manager is responsible for successful product launch in
terms of overall customer satisfaction, meeting program schedule
requirements and meeting program profitability targets. The Program
Manager will manage the development process from concept quotation
through the post-SOP (start of production) management gate review
with the support of the program cross-functional team.
Serves as a primary interface to customers and account managers,
development process management, management of program
cross-functional teams, review and negotiation of quotations and
sales contracts, and leadership of VA/VE (value added/value
engineering) and continuous process improvement programs.
Development and management of program plans to general APQP and
specific Nidec Mobility America development processes.
Prepare reports and summaries of program status for team review and
generation of cross-functional team metrics.
Management of Nidec Mobility cross-functional teams.
Plan and conduct program gate reviews.
Act as the Nidec Mobility interface to customer contacts: Meet with
customers on a regular basis to account for the status of current
programs, confirm compliance to customer information system
requirements, generate reports, and monitor pilot requirements.
Act as the Nidec Mobility interface to the Nidec Mobility America
account managers: Evaluate new business opportunities and justify
investment, review and negotiate quotations, prepare program
planning related presentation material.
Track actual costs against planned costs: Finished part cost,
Development cost, Capital expense.
Supports / Implements the ISO14001 Environmental Policy as it
pertains to work activities.
Experience with business planning activities such as cost analysis,
price negotiation, quotation review and capacity planning.
Comfortable working with ISO 9001 / IATF 16949.
3+ Years' Program Manager / Project Management experience in
3+ Years' reviewing / negotiating quotations and sales
3+ Years' Manufacturing / Electronics environment
3+ Years' APQP
1+ Years' VAVE leadership
PMP Certification, a plus
Education: Bachelor's Degree (BSME / BSEE preferred). BB w strong
Certifications: PMP Certification desired, but not required
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio,
Experience with electronic/mechanical design and manufacturing
Strong oral/written communication skills including email and
Strong analytical, problem solving ability while effectively
managing time and resources.
Work independently, and use judgment to plan and accomplish
Travel Required: up to 25%
Physical Demand (Special Considerations): While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and
talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and
walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty
This position description in no way states or implies that these
are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in
this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other
job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related
duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or
This position description has excluded the marginal functions of
the position that are incidental to the performance of essential
job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job
functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification
to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform
this job successfully, the employee will possess the skills,
aptitudes, competencies and abilities to perform each duty
proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a
direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of
themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are
the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at Nidec
Nidec is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative
Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All
qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without
regard to their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation,
race, color, genetic information, religious creed, national origin,
physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any
other characteristic protected by law. For more information
regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the
Nidec will not accept unsolicited resumes from individual
recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to Nidec
job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit
unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers.
Pre-approval from the Nidec Talent Acquisition team is required
before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate
must be submitted to the Nidec Talent Acquisition team.
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