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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!

Senior Project Controller

Job Req ID:  6547

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent

Objective of job

  • Act as a business influencer by providing useful financial information to the Project Management/Project team, as well as Sales in order to achieve company’s goals. Actively facilitate good relationship with all involved business partners working together to assure the profitability of carline.
  • Ensure in cooperation with the project manager lifetime EBIT according to company targets.


Principal activities

  • Act as a financial business influencer for main project manager (HPL) and areas project managers (FPL) for all assigned carline development projects.
  • Act as the main project controller for assigned interior (IS) / electric (ES) or electric component (HC) carlines.
  • Conduct carline result planning (BEP) for the acquisition phase of assigned “A Projects” in collaboration with the cost calculator and the project teams in order to support the sales division negotiations.
  • Ensure that BEP acquisition is done before offer to customer and review by regional CFO and COO and escalation in case of non-confirmative result
  • To validate latest financial information with Plant Controlling as well as Plant management to assure utilization of the latest key figures.
  • Actively drive, facilitate, review and validate the project budgeting process, prepare and submit the respective project requests and all subsequent requests concerning project budgets.
  • Conduct all necessary BEP revisions for assigned development projects in the management provided timeline. Review and validate BEP data provided by project team members and compare with other projects results & areas premises.
  • Present BEP result to management, archive information upon approval and maintain data in the DRX Product Report on a monthly basis.  Communicate chances and risks to the project and challenge the project team to continuously improve the result.
  • Use benchmark with other DRX projects in order to incorporate better business practices and to validate inputs.
  • Monthly preparation and distribution (in PLM/Tooling Tracker for IS) of project budget vs actuals to HPL's/ FPL's. Closely monitor Investment and tooling cash flow in order to comply with the budget targets.


Job Requirements

Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experienc

3-5 years of professional experience within Automotive or Manufacturing environments

3-5 years experience in Project Controls and iinterface knowledge in the areas of Sales, Development, Production, and Purchasing




We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: AM-F212 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina