Director of Program Management

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The Director of Program Management will coordinate the information flow among senior management, engineering, operations, and sales to plan, execute and report the Company’s progress toward achieving its business objectives across multiple product categories. The successful candidate will have a history of documented success collaborating with cross functional teams to drive complex products from the development phase to production. Reports to COO 


Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Manage commercialization projects for Hyliion’s next generation powertrain solutions 
  • Manage third party engineering providers and Tier 1 suppliers to ensure that projects are on time and meet technical and commercial requirements 
  • Create and manage Gantt charts to track and communicate project progress using MS Project or Smartsheets 
  • Provide daily program direction for mechanical, electrical, battery, software and controls teams to ensure that timing is on track 
  • Identify when projects are off-track and develop mitigation plans to resolve 
  • Provide regular project updates to the Hyliion leadership team on project progress and roadblocks 
  • Drive reconciliation between customer requirements and specifications 
  • Ensure that of key APQP documents including FMEAs and DVP&Rs are completed to drive product reliability and robustness 
  • Facilitate problem resolution workshops 
  • Actively mentor and coach engineering team members in various areas including project managements 
  • Manage the development of cost models for mechanical, electrical and battery system components 
  • Manage the planning for high volume manufacturing activities including product launch support 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing 
  • Knowledge in Traction tools a key advantage 
  • Experience in ISO 26262 safety standards and vehicle safety systems 
  • Experience in powertrain and vehicle development programs 
  • Strong understanding Class-8 trucks, their sub-systems and application requirements 
  • Experience in high voltage and associated safety protocols 
  • Expert in instrumentation and methodologies 
  • High volume manufacturing experience 
  • Automotive industry and associated toolset expertise (FMEAs, DVP&Rs) 
  • Experience in facilitating 8Ds 
  • Strong follow-through and self-starting nature 
  • Ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions 
  • Strong software tools proficiency in Solid Modeling and Project Data/Lifecycle Management 
  • Position will involve travel visiting engineering providers and hardware suppliers 
  • Ability to work well in a high-paced environment, set and meet appropriate deadlines 
  • Ability to communicate with customers positively and effectively (internal and external), to address their needs promptly and to follow through on commitments 

Required Qualifications: 

  • 8 years of experience in automotive environment 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP Certification) 

Physical Demands:  

  • Ability to stand, sit, use of hands to handle, feel, or reach with hands and arms 
  • Ability to lift and/ or move up to 25 pounds 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision 

Work Environment:  

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate 

Hyliion is committed to diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

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Location

1202 BMC Drive, Cedar Park, TX 78613

What are Hyliion Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
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