Program Manager

Location Northville, USA

Pacesetting. Passionate. Together. Since 1899, HELLA, one of the leading automotive suppliers worldwide, has shaped the industry with innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics. In addition, the company is one of the most important partners of the aftermarket and independent workshops. What motivates us: Shaping the mobility of tomorrow and fostering the central market trends such as autonomous driving, efficiency and electrification, connectivity and digitization as well as individualization. Every day, 36,000 employees worldwide are committed to this with passion, know-how and innovative strength.

  • Lead product group related projects with P+L (profit and loss) responsibility.
  • Coordinate and manage all project management activities for all allocated product groups.
  • Support quality improvement and production activities to guarantee profitability and deliverability.
  • Manage the customer relationships for the allocated products and projects to develop a profitable growth.
  • Compile and realize a product business plan and coordinate all allocated projects and strategies.


  • Acquire projects according to business plan together with sales
  • Manage all product group related projects from acquisition to SOP+6 months
  • Identify and negotiate redesign to cost opportunities
  • Proactively support internally driven (re)design to cost, product maintenance and quality improvement projects after SOP
  • Set up a customer relationship management for the relevant acquisition and development projects to develop a profitable growth
  • Set up, develop and fulfill a product business plan
  • Take responsibility for the profit & loss per product group
  • Deliver strategic analysis of the competitive situation
  • Drive development of product strategies together with sales and marketing
  • Support customer strategies together with sales and marketing
  • Coordinate all projects in accordance with project organization and engineering (D&D)
  • Take responsibility for the quality status of the allocated product group and drive quality improvement processes


  • Bachelor's Degree Required 
  • Master's Degree Preferred
  • Development
  • Quality systems
  • Business studies
  • Knowledge in employee management
  • Overall consideration of the Time to Market process
  • Global market situation and development in the automotive supplier area
  • Product and production trends


Take the opportunity to reveal your potential within a global, family-run company that offers you the best possible conditions for progressing in your career.

Please send us your application through our careers portal, citing reference number 90006755.

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HELLA Corporate Center USA, Inc.
Mr. Dwayne Harris
15951 Technology Drive
48168 Northville Township, Michigan