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Program Manager

Company: LG Energy Solution Michigan, Inc.
Location: Holland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Program Manager

Reports to: PM Director

Location: Holland, MI

LG Energy Solution Michigan Inc. (LGESMI) develops and manufactures large lithium ion polymer batteries and packs for electric vehicle (EV) and energy storage applications. Come join the leader in advanced EV batteries!

Job Summary:

Lead customer-specific battery module industrialization process for Start of Production. This role will be responsible to manage key internal and customer milestones for Cell/Module line set-up, this will include construction to launch the program and generate the risk assessment, leading the Cross Functional Team to for sample builds and to manage all open issues and lessons learned, this also includes the control of all potential design/process changes that will have to be captured to comply to customer's APQP process. It is necessary as well to support the customer on-site audit and program meeting including internal meetings.


  • Fully responsible to manage the industrialization milestone to set up the cell/module line and construction for sample build and Start of Production
  • Schedules and conducts team meetings; communicates tasks and expectations to project team members
  • Facilitates risk and issue identification and management
  • Accountable for adhering to project governance and stage gating requirements
  • Produce weekly status reports for the project team and stakeholders to ensure project remains on track, maintains quality, and is within budget
  • Supports Change Management activities collaborating with customer and cross-functional teams
  • Accountable to support for customer APQP and on-site audit
  • Participates in and contributes to Program Management Office
  • Develop, utilize and support project methods, process and toolkit, and act as an ambassador of the Project Management Office and governance within the organization Education and Qualifications:
    • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related field
    • Minimum 3 years program/project management experience with motor vehicle programs (automotive, heavy truck)
    • HEV, LEV experience is desirable or the industrialization experience in the relevant motor vehicle business
    • Working experience with Quality & Reliability disciplines (FMEA, DFA, DFM, DVP&R, Six-Sigma, APQP, 8D)
    • Ability to manage change and priorities and coordinate/realign project resources as necessary Skills:
      • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) and MS Project
      • Highly organized
      • Strong attention to detail
      • Written and verbal communication skills
      • Organizational and multitasking skills
      • Group facilitation and negotiation skills; ability to influence and drive decisions; and identify and resolve project risks and issues.
      • Ability to articulate project challenges to project stakeholders and leadership in a timely manner for escalation transparency and guidance
      • Korean language, highly preferred Benefits Overview:
        • 100% employer paid Medical, Dental, and Vision premium for you and your family
        • 100% employer-paid disability and life insurance
        • Employer supported childcare/babysitting programs
        • Generous Paid Time Off / Holidays
        • Opportunity to grow in diverse work environment with a global company
        • 401k Retirement savings and planning with generous company match

          LGESMI is an Equal Opportunity employer that values the diversity of its workforce. EEO

Keywords: LG Energy Solution Michigan, Inc., Grand Rapids , Program Manager, Executive , Holland, Michigan

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