Location: Jena, Germany
Requisition Number: 209476

Jabil Optics Germany (www.jabiloptics.com), a subsidiary of Jabil Inc., Florida, is a leading provider of optical design services for 3D sensing, augmented and virtual reality, and advanced camera systems. In an international team, Jabil Optics Germany develops innovative customized opto-electronics modules for new generation products in Consumer Lifestyle, Automotive and Industrial.

For our R&D location in Jena, Germany, we are seeking a:

Sr. Program Manager — Automotive (male/female)

Be the key project customer focal point translating their requirements into effective plans and execution utilizing Jabil team capabilities across Europe, Asia, and the USA. Projects may include optics, mechanical, and electrical components, process development, active alignment, test and manufacturing solutions. You will have full accountability for project customer interface, budgets, schedules, risks, issues, execution and status.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Expert in full development life cycle with ability to lead team approach to match concept through MP ramp phases
  • Responsible for ensuring all customer and internal requirements and/or objectives are correctly gathered, understood and rapidly driving iterative progress to meet
  • Organize and manage work process of global program team and customer coordination
  • Ensure capture of important notes and prioritized action items and driven to completion
  • Manage the work within scope, quality, time and cost constraints
  • Obtain and summarize current project information and milestone status versus project performance baseline
  • Report project status, issues and implemented solutions as well as evaluations and assessments of the results
  • Able to effectively lead face to face, written, and data systems communication with customer and Jabil leadership teams
  • Resolve program issues at the lowest level possible working with the program and customer teams and peer managers. Initiate appropriately the escalation of unresolved critical issues.
Education & Experience Requirements
  • Engineering or Science Bachelor degree, Master preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years work-related experience required in complex, deadline driven technical program leadership positions including Asia and Europe locations
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management at automotive related company
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent
  • Expert business and technical English proficiency
  • Ability to travel globally up to 50%
Your Future Job Location Offers You
  • Flexible working hours
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Attractive compensation
  • Health and sporting activities
  • Dynamic and modern working environment

We offer you an independent and responsible job in a technologically leading company. In an innovative environment, you will receive attractive compensation according to the tariff requirements of the metal and electrical industry of the state of Thuringia.

Your Contact

Anna-Josefine Vollrath, HR Recruiter / Phone: +49 3641 227 1307 / Mail: anna-josefine_vollrath@jabil.com

Only candidates with a work permit for Germany, who are based in or willing and able to move to Germany, will be considered