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Sr. Specialist Project Management

Company: Advantage Technical
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

The Accessory Project Management Senior Specialist is responsible for Monitoring, Reporting, and Managing Tier 1's Accessory Programs progress and key gates through the PMS platform. To promote, enforce, and pursue each program and the individual task's on-time accomplishment with accuracy and relevant deliverables per established PMS procedures and approval guidelines. To operate and modify PM System to suit Tier 1 and execute trainings for the departments for more efficiency. To report and communicate project status daily and to elevate urgent schedule delay matters to the project manager, respective parties, and the high-level executives for intervention. - - Key Accountabilities:

  • Keep all accessory projects on time thru timeline management on PMS. - -
  • Consistently organize and create reports of project status for high-level executives' direction. -
  • As a facilitator, stimulate and arrange inter-departmental tasks to accelerate project completion. -
  • Hold meetings with and trigger action plan from the head of departments for root cause analysis and preventative measures for any delays automatically reported through PMS to high executives in Tier 1 and MHQ. - -
  • Maintain project status and timelines for all accessory projects in the Master Tracker and PMS. -
  • Communicate with MHQ to keep all development projects on the plan, including product planning, purchasing, development, quality control, supply, and sales. -
  • Understand business customer objectives and align with the Account Manager in the effort to achieve the same goal. -
  • Lead and support to accelerate the inter-departmental tasks for on-time completion. -
  • Support to manage accessory operation projects from conception to completion to ensure business needs from internal/external organizations are met. -
  • Support to manage cross-functional resources & dependencies to proactively ensure the deliverables are met in a timely manner. -
  • Raise alerts to cross-functional teams and management when other initiatives or factors are likely to impact launch dates and or other defined goals. -
  • Track progress and impact through the PMS, trigger action plans and countermeasures from each department and communicate ongoing status to the project manager, all stakeholders, and high-level executives. - - Key Performance Indicators:
    • Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for this position are on-time delivery by all stakeholders per key gates and successful implementation of PM System. -
    • Monitoring, Reporting, and Pursuing the Tier 1 key gates to each task owner for on-time delivery through PMS platform.30% -
    • Lead and stimulate cross-functional teams and management to take the preventative measures for any potential delays to keep all accessory projects on time through key gate management in PMS. 25% -
    • Consistently organize and create report for all stakeholders and management and raise alerts when other factors are likely to affect the timeline. 20% -
    • Communicate with HQ to keep all development projects on plan, including product planning, development, purchasing, quality control and sales.15% - -
    • Operate and modify PMS to suit -Tier 1.10% - - Work schedule/Travel: - -
      • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm - -
      • Occasional overnight travel (up to 20%) by land and/or air. - - Major Challenges and Key Decisions:
        • Position requires understanding of product development and project management.
        • Must be able to analyze, research and issues on a constant basis. - - Education Requirements:
          • Bachelor's Degree Required Experience Requirements:
            • 2-4 years of Experience -
            • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access -
            • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills required with attention to detail -
            • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required
            • Proficiency in Korean language required to communicate with HQ
            • Ability to make critical analytical decisions -
            • Ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment
            • Capable of handling multiple projects -
            • Automotive knowledge preferred -
            • Accessory experience preferred -
            • Experience in Project Management
            • Experience working in the automotive field
            • Experience working with multiple departments
            • Thorough computer application knowledge, including familiarity with database concepts and ad-hoc reporting tools. -
            • Multi-national corporate experience is recommended - - Competencies: -
              • Accountability - -
                • Holds oneself accountable for measurable high-quality results and accepts responsibility for mistakes. -
                • Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued. -
                • Sets others up for success to the best of their ability. - -
                • Adaptability - -
                  • Open to change and new tasks. Versatile and able to analyze successes and failures and use observations to improve processes. -
                  • Recognizes, defines, and works to solve challenging problems with effective and innovative solutions. -
                  • Probes and looks beyond obvious answers and takes a pragmatic approach to problem solving. -
                  • Encourages new ideas that produce high-quality results. - -
                  • Administration - -
                    • Performs and facilitates the execution of administrative activities and procedures for the operation of an office or facility location. -
                    • Serves as a trusted partner by providing support for administrative business management matters/activities. -
                    • Prepares, updates, and manages reports, correspondence and other documents. -
                    • Communicates organizational information to appropriate parties as required and coordinates planning and/or scheduling of meetings and events. -
                    • Utilizes and stays current on available technology and office equipment. - -
                    • Analytical Thinking - -
                      • Able to grasp the underlying concepts in complex information and identify root causes of problems that arise. -
                      • Solutions are formulated based on a synthesis of information and not impulsively. -
                      • Breaks down problems and issues into sub-components and then assesses the costs, benefits and risks of various options prior to selecting a particular approach. - -
                      • Attention To Detail - -
                        • Ensures information is complete and accurate; follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled. - - Physical Requirements:
                          • Physical Activity Level: Moderate/somewhat strenuous daily activity - -
                          • Lifting Requirements: 50 - 100 pounds About Advantage Technical Advantage Technical is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Technical is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment. All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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