Customer Project Manager for ADAS (TM)

Employer: Continental
  • Engineering
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 0 - 1 years of experience
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 21.01.2022

    Job Description:

    The Customer Project Manager (CPM) is the overall owner and leader of the project responsible for the overall planning, execution and delivery. He/she is responsible to ensure successful project completion according to project targets, within the agreed time schedule, according to budget and with high quality. He/she is the primary internal and external interface for the project.


    * Plans and controls the project time schedule including all major project activities (iePLC/MLC release planning, sample builds, customer deliveries, test events, etc);
    * Ensures on time execution of work packages, initiates countermeasures in case of deviations and escalates as needed;
    * Controls project scope via project target definition and subsequent change management (CCB);
    * Leads and owns overall change management and change approval activities within the project;
    * Responsible for project costs resulting from changes and ensures either reimbursement or recovery measures;
    * Leads and owns the project budget including project budget planning, execution within the defined budget, efficient cost management and ensuring proper reimbursement;
    * Ensures product cost and profitability are within project targets;
    * Leads overall sample planning activities including prototype phase definition and input for sample VRM;
    * Prepares and performs gate releases to ensure all necessary activities are performed and the required release documents are available for final release by the Gate Release Director;
    * Serves as primary customer interface for project related issues and defines project level customer strategy with IPT and management;
    * Reports progress of project to internal and external stakeholders.

    Job Requirements:

    * University Degree (i.e. Electronics, Computer Science, Physics, Informatics);
    * Technical studies;
    * 3+ years of experience as a Project Lead/Manager;
    * 5+ years of experience as a Engineering lead;
    * Customer interface experience;
    * Development Process know-how in the Automotive Industry;
    * Entrepreneurial & Business understanding;
    * Very good communication skills;
    * English advanced knowledge.

    What we offer:

    * Competitive salaries & financial benefits;
    * Flexible working time, home office & sabbaticals;
    * A coach for the onboarding period;
    * Health & wellness (Life Assurance, Private Health and Dental Insurance, Sport activities, Canteen etc.);
    * Professional Development Opportunities (in Technical and Leadership Areas);
    * Work with the state-of-the-art equipment and technology;
    * International Work Environment & Traveling Opportunities.

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