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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!

Managing Project Leader IS

Job Req ID:  3585

Mountain View, US, 94943

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent

Objective of Job:

Lead and coordinate a main project in category A, or more than 2 main projects in category B, 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  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 contact person for the entire project or project group for all technical areas, work with the customer’s module managers and act as interface between involved internal/external areas (e.g. key 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
  • Create bids by clarifying technical aspects with the responsible technical departments, as well as by obtaining and checking bids from suppliers
  • Determine and coordinate project costs with managers; monitor cost containment in all technical
  • 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)


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3 or more years experience in a specialized field
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 30%



We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: AM-CX4