FortWayneRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Fort Wayne jobs

Project Manager - Automotive

Company: Bosch Group
Location: Albion
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Our products and services are designed to spark enthusiasm, improve quality of life, and help conserve natural resources. We want to deliver top quality and reliability. In short: we want to create technology that is "Invented for life."

Bosch brings together comprehensive expertise in vehicle technology with hardware, software, and services to offer complete mobility solutions.

The Thermal System group develops and sells components and modules for vehicle thermal systems for TIER-1 and OEM customers. The large product range covers engine thermal management and vehicle interior climate control. Thermal Systemsproducts contribute towards energy saving and emission reduction.

Job Description

Project manager for automotive. Interface between automotive customers and Bosch manufacturing plant departments to successfully launch new Thermal Systems projects for various automotive customers. Manages timelines, open issues, cost tracking and internal reporting of project status & risks. Facilitates discussions and presentations to cross functional teams. Works independently with the Injection Molding, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Planning, Packaging, Logistics and Program Management teams to support customer product sample orders and internal sample orders. Will support sample builds, drive builds that ensure appropriate qualification of products, ensure accurate build quantities are completed, verify performance and scrap data record keeping is accurate and traceability of samples is maintained throughout the build process to ensure on-time, accurate delivery of samples.

Moderates cross-functional multicultural project teams and negotiates project trade-offs internally and with customers (there are synergies with international locations so you shouldbe able to work/lead international teams). Manages communication to internal and external customers and vendors. Coordinates regular change management/project meetings, design and quality gate reviews. Manages and coordinates activities to support cost development to ensure project profitably by time of launch.

This position requires you to spend about 20% of your time on the manufacturingfloor overseeing sample assembly and delivery.

Flexible for traveling for short periods of time (2 to 4 times a year). Cost tracking, risk management, decision making, management reporting are the basic competences required for this job.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed for long periods of time. This position will require walking primarily on a level surface for long periodic periods throughout the day. Associate will be required to perform a significant amount of walking to support the actual preparation, transportation of molded product, building of assemblies, packaging and movement of samples. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required throughout the workday is likely. Proper lifting techniques will be required.


  • Bachelor in Engineering
  • 3-5 years of automotive experience: project management, sales, quality, purchasing, logistics, operations.
  • 2 years of experience in automotive supply chain knowledge
  • Proficient in MS Project - minimum 2 years of experience able to define and work with critical paths
  • SAP experience, 1-2 years working with the Software.
  • Able to utilize Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret manufacturing documents: operator instructions, packaging instructions, Control Plans, Process FMEAs.
  • Basic knowledge of GD&T - understand dimensions and tolerances in drawings and CMM reports
    • Decision making and risk reporting experience
    • Proactive & autonomous
    • Capable of solving conflicts
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret manufacturing documents (Operator instructions, Packaging instructions, Control Plans, Process FMEAs, etc.).
    • Experience leading teams
      Additional Information

      Indefinite U.S. work authorized individuals only. Future sponsorship for work authorization unavailable.

      By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce - EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

      BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives

      FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

      AWIM (A World In Motion)

Keywords: Bosch Group, Fort Wayne , Project Manager - Automotive, Professions , Albion, Indiana

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Indiana jobs by following @recnetIN on Twitter!

Fort Wayne RSS job feeds