Automotive Program Manager

Location Tokyo, Tokyo
Job type Permanent
Salary 9,000,000 - 12,000,000 JPY
Reference 32560

A Program Manager position is now available at a global automotive plastics manufacturing company. The successful candidate will be responsible for the success of the assigned programs.


  • Maintain strong collaboration between plants and launch managers

  • Work cross functionally with the Engineering and Sales teams to ensure smooth project scheduling and timing

  • Develop schedule plans

  • Manage program costs, time, and resources

  • Find program risks and create mitigation strategies

  • Manage timely sourcing

  • Meet with key suppliers during the program life-cycle


  • Bachelor’s degree or above in engineering (Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical etc.)

  • 8+ years of automotive sector experience

  • 6+ years of experience in a relevant function (operations, engineering etc.)

  • Proven experience managing various product development programs

  • Experience working on or leading international programs

  • Fluent level Japanese and English


An international plastics engineering manufacturer, this company operates an international network with tens of thousands of employees worldwide. With clients that include the biggest names in the automotive industry, this organization continues to be a market leader.