AutoDrive Submodule Project Lead
Auburn Hills, MI 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Build your brand. Tell your story. Take advantage of a rare opportunity to start from the ground up and build something great. We are looking for technology game changers to lead Stellantis into a fundamental transformation within the automotive industry. Technology is going to disrupt the automotive industry significantly in the next decade and our organization is seeking high potential candidates to digitally transform the company with a focus on the customer experience. The Stellantis Software organization (SWX) was established to build the most captivating experiences in the latest frontier of automotive technology. As part of that foundation we are seeking a Submodule Manager for the AutoDrive Project. The individual should be an experienced leader, have the ability to develop and supervise a competent team that can work across multiple functions and will support the Software and Hardware Engineering organization.

Job responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Engages with all the stakeholders to meet the project's objectives
  • Articulates with strategy (PLAN) for roll out definition, funding negotiation, milestones preparation
  • Articulates with all vehicle programs and with quality division (CX), and reports the progresses and impediments
  • Consolidates the global brands & product needs and negotiates the FRP with engineering
  • Sets intermediate targets in order to meet the project's objectives
  • Owns the entire set of the quality costs timing performances targets, and is subsequently empowered to make every necessary decision to meet the project's objectives for their responsible submodule
  • Responsible for horizontal alignment of technical solutions driving standardization and simplification
  • Coordinates all the submodule development activities, notably between the vehicle system, sub-systems and industrial systems and between the project and the vehicle platform
  • Coordinates resources needed for project execution
  • Interfaces with purchasing for material cost convergence and supplier spending management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (accredited by ABET or ABET-equivalent)
  • 12 years of overall experience
  • 5 years of experience leading a team
  • 5 years of experience as a project manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with cross-functional teams
  • 5 years of experience in product development and launching complex systems
  • Experience defining and executing product development KPIs
  • Solid understanding of software and hardware development life cycle models
  • Proven knowledge of Agile and traditional project management principles and practices, and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing priorities
  • Creative, natural leader, fast learner, ready to evolve in a fast-growing environment, and eager to guide and coach people in a multicultural & international organization
  • Proven track record in technical leadership and program management
  • Proven ability to lead complex development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
  • Experience managing development and execution of vehicle launches from cradle to grave

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering or MBA
  • Experience managing a global team
  • ASPICE and ISO 26262 certifications/training
  • Software quality management
  • PMP certification

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 12 years
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