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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Project Leader

Job Req ID:  4078

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent

Objective of job

Lead and coordinate a main project according to customer requirements for assuring product development and support from the conception phase until series production


Principle activities

  • Create project plans/concepts and assure they are followed (e.g. resource planning, schedule planning, cost planning, etc.) in cooperation with technical or key project leaders as well as technical areas; introduce actions in case of deviations, as required
  • Cooperate in conducting risk analyses
  • Develop suggestions for project organization; select suitable associates in cooperation with supervisors and define tasks, rules and interfaces
  • Assure compliance with allocated project budget and distribute to functions reporting to him/her (e.g. sub-project leaders, etc.); introduce actions in case of deviations
  • Act as interface between involved internal/external areas (e.g. key project leader, technical project leader, sub-project leader, customer, suppliers, departments, etc.)
  • Assure compliance with set project indicators/goals
  • Analyze and evaluate changes (internal/external), cooperate in negotiations (e.g. volume and costs of changes, etc.) and assure implementation
  • Create and check project reports and presentations, as well as project conclusion documentation
  • Provide technical leadership for project associates and/or sub-project leaders
  • Cooperate in optimizing/developing processes, systems and methods (e.g. conducting lessons learned reviews, etc.)
  • Compile analyze, and evaluate necessary data for creation of an investment overview based on the annual investment plan; check and evaluate the annual the annual post-calculations
  • Promote problem solving, setting priorities, and making future-oriented decisions in cooperation with the departments and with the supervisors
  • Assure compliance with defined escalation steps in case of target/actual deviations
  • Process tasks according to SEP (analysis of concepts and scenarios)
  • Hand over the project to series production (or representatives from series production); conduct series support in the sense of technical product responsibility, as a contact person for product-specific matters


Job Requirements:

Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience

1-2 years of Project Management experience

3-5 years of Automotive manufacturing experience




We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DATA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: AM-CB4 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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