Senior Project Manager, Greenfield/Brownfield
Magna Corporate
Concord, ON, CA
4d ago

Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us.

We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make.

We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.

Role Summary

This position is accountable for rolling out IT solutions to support the start-up of new plants as well as upgrading the IT infrastructure for existing plants based on Magna Global IT standards.

The project manager will support business activities in the region for any IT and business process related topics. They will also provide subject matter expertise for the relevant domains and coordinate with all the key stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes on assigned initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the global GF / BF services in the region (IT service and process related topics).
  • Support the business through GF / BF, M&A and down turn / closure activities (e.g. : fulfill legal requirements for data retention ) in the region for any IT and business process related topics.
  • Create and maintain project budgets and manage cost & revenue.
  • Support business in hiring proper IT personnel and provide relevant training.
  • Support for sales and transitional services.
  • Reporting responsibility to Business, BRM’s and Magna Global IT Management.
  • Track and monitor performance of processes & services within the region.
  • Manage the design, maintenance, development and evaluation of GF / BF methodology / processes / solutions in the region.
  • Coordinate internal and external parties in projects as well as report to Global IT Management and Group BRM’s
  • Support continuous improvement of methodology, processes & services within the region
  • Track and monitor performance of processes & services within the region.
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results.
  • International overnight travelling (35% to 50%)
  • Knowledge & Education

  • Completion of a degree in Computer Science or Business Administration or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Project management professional (PMP) designation or Training / experience deemed equivalent.
  • Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ progressive experience planning and implementing IT initiatives with cross-functional stakeholders from IT and business groups.
  • Knowledge of the theories, principles and practices project management and organizational change management.
  • IT infrastructure and ERP knowledge, with strong or acquired knowledge of Automotive Manufacturing principles.
  • Project management and supervisory principles and practices to supervise project staff and coordinate multiple complex projects under pressure to meet schedule and budget commitments.
  • Negotiation skills and political acuity to ensure that conflicts project and stakeholder requirements are managed to ensure a successful outcome.
  • Interpersonal and oral / written communication skills to make presentations to senior management and other senior stakeholders.
  • Key Qualifications / Requirements

  • Excellent MS Office knowledge
  • MS Project experience is an advantage
  • Profound English communication skills
  • Solid German communication skills are an asset
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Decision-making
  • Communication skills
  • Influencing and leading
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict management
  • Adaptability
  • Stress tolerance
  • 05 Information Technology F Permanent / Regular

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