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Company: Flex
Location: Stuttgart, BW, Germany
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



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Job Description

For our Account Management department in Stuttgart, we are looking for a Global Program Manager (m/f/d) to be in charge of the organization, planning and directing program schedules and budgets for OEM.

We are looking for a personality who represents our values:

  • Intensive collaboration;
  • Passionate customer orientation;
  • Independent, careful and disciplined implementation;
  • Constant commitment to continuous improvement;
  • Sustainable pursuit of success.

These tasks await you:

  • Ensure alignment of defined strategies between the Flex manufacturing sites;
  • Monitoring the key milestones ensuring adherence to identified timelines and deliverables of key objectives for specific activities;
  • Ensure commonality between each of the manufacturing sites be part of the escalation process;
  • Manage customer relationship on a Global basis and is the Customer single point of Contact, globally, for all product programs and operational performance issues escalated beyond site management;
  • Facilitate the internal communication between Flex vertical partners and the external communication between customer and Flex sites;
  • Ensure Customer's expectations are clearly communicated and are being met within Flex;
  • Act as the leader and sponsor for Global customer FPLC projects and has sign off responsibility at the phase gate reviews;
  • Coordinate / manage Global Customer business reviews on a quarterly basis;
  • Input into Customer Contract development and ensures Contract requirements are adhered to by both operations and customers;
  • Coordinate full or in part the system programs, between different Flex organizations (e.g. PCB, Enclosures, B/P, Plastics, Design & Test etc.) and functions (e.g. Supply chain, Manufacturing, Design, Quality etc.);
  • Identify additional opportunities within a division / segment or account and support the integrated sales proposal;
  • Ensure cost reduction plans are in place to meet customer targets;
  • Establish and manage Business Resumption plans for all customer commodities;
  • Conduct operational reviews to ensure Flex and Customer requirements are at required levels;
  • Input in future Flex operational and manufacturing strategies to support customer business strategies;
  • Ensure Use and Sharing of best practices and Standardization of Flex and Customer processes and procedures;
  • Establish performance measurements for Global PM Organization to maximize profit and reduce liability (CSMP, KOI, P&L etc.) and conduct CSMP with Customer Senior management;
  • Ensure CSMP schedule is adhered to and improvement actions are implemented and communicated to the customer;
  • Facilitate solutions for Flex and the customer and set / reset the customer's expectations.

Qualifications you should bring with you:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field / equivalent experience;
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in program administration / management or related area;
  • Project / quality management and strong communication skills;
  • Knowledge of Office tools (Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint/MS Project) and Web based Applications;
  • Knowledge of multiple functional technologies/ processes, industries or functions;
  • Expert operations, technical, people / process and customer relationship skills;
  • Ability to effectively present information to internal and external executive management;
  • Detailed expertise in complex functional / technical area;
  • Very good German and English skills.



Job Category Sales - Marketing - Account Mgmt

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