Customer Project Manager for Autonomous Mobility (TM)

Employer: Continental
  • Engineering
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 23.03.2023
    Job remote: On-site

    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.

    Additional Information

    What we offer:
    Pay for Performance:

    • Achievement Bonuses and Rewards;
    • Relocation Bonus for non-Timisoara Residents;
    • Recommendation Bonuses for new team members;
    • Flexibility Program including flexible hours, mobile work and sabbaticals.


    • Health & Wellness (Private Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Sport activities etc.);
    • Different discounts (glasses, tires, medical, shopping);
    • In-house restaurant & coffee corners.

    Life-Long Learning:

    • Technical, Soft Skills & Leadership trainings;
    • Dedicated Programs and Conferences;
    • Free Language Courses (English, German, French etc);
    • Access to e-learning platforms;
    • Career development opportunities (local and international);
    • Internal development communities (Experts, Agile Community of Practice, Artificial Intelligence etc).

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    Company Description

    Autonomous Mobility (AM) is the most important technology for self-driving cars and, as a result, has become one of the fastest-growing automotive electronics segments. Autonomous Mobility is a combination of electric systems that are focused on automating and improving all of the vehicle's other systems to ensure better, safer driving.

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