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Program Manager

Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

About The Position

Gauzy is searching a Program Manager who will be responsible to lead and integrate all

relevant workstreams related to the launch of new programs with global OEMs (product

development, design, industrialization). The Program Manager is the key contact person

managing the customer relationship in all technical and development topics together with the

responsible Key Account Manager / Business Development Manager. He will be responsible to

fully understand the OEM Requirements and technical specifications and to properly share

and align this information with internal and external stakeholders. The position includes

leadership responsibility for 1 project manager and is reporting to the General Manager

Automotive. He will have close working relations with Gauzy’s engineering and production

teams as well as, external stakeholders (e.g. partners, suppliers)

Location: Sigmarswangen / Stuttgart area


• Lead all technical discussions during project kick offs,

ensuring all Gauzy technologies and capabilities are

explored and effectively presented to the customer.

• Effectively manage and integrate the efforts of the

different teams involved in the Program / Project


• Develop a comprehensive understanding of the program

/ project risks in order to manage them. The Program

Manager must generate preventive actions at all levels

to minimize any potential negative impact.

• Responsible to escalate any potential issue that might

result in delays or a potential gap vs customer

expectations (technical or management related)

• Comprehensive technical understanding of OEM

Requirements and technical specifications to be able to

properly share and align this information with internal

and external stakeholders

• Generate high level reporting according to customer's

specific requirements in an assertive and timely manner.

• Represent Gauzy in front of the customer for all

program related topics in a day-to-day base.

• Properly manage all program / project information

across internal and external stakeholders.

• Working Team Leader


• More than 5 years of experience in managing programs for Global OEMs.

• Knowledge of all relevant workstreams involved in the launch of a new program

• Knowledge of project management tools and core process tools (e.g. DFMEA, SPC)

• Automotive Glazing Experience is an advantage

• Technical degree ( automotive design - an advantage)

• SolidWorks or CATIA 5 or Auto CAD

• Strong communication, leadership skills, organizational, analytical and critical thinking

• Strong Customer Facing skill set (open mind set, strong communication skills)

• Agile & pro-active approach to issues & hurdles

• Proficient in German and English

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