ElringKlinger AG

ElringKlinger is looking for a

Program Manager Plant


  • Motivate and lead the existing ElringKlinger project team.
  • Regular reporting on project status to General Manager and Program Manager Sales.
  • Lead PPAP readiness and project closure meetings.
  • Project review meetings with customer in case of reporting about project status from plant requested by Program Manager Sales or customer.
  • Customer audit planning and realization in the plant.
  • Conduct lessons learned as part of the ElringKlinger Group continuous improvement activities together with Program Manager Sales.
  • Build and manage program timeline from Production Kick-off Meeting until SOP (Production Kick-off-SOP) based on customer milestones and due dates and provide to Program Manager Sales for overall timeline.
  • Professional communication within the project team.
  • Customer interface to STA/ SQE (customer supplier quality engineer).
  • All communication to the customer has to be coordinated with Program Manager Sales.
  • Act as the key interface in the ElringKlinger manufacturing plant and towards other departments of ElringKlinger Group.
  • Change Management: Remain responsible for program during change management process (incl. production relocation).
  • Evaluate change requests regarding feasibility, costs and timeline.
  • Manage the Industrialization of approved changes.
  • Control and report real cost versus budget for tool, machine and piece price and purchased parts to General Manager and entire project team.
  • Control and report APQP status to General Manager and entire program team from production kick-off meeting.



  • Successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (technical degree preferred).
  • 2-3 years of professional experience in the area of responsibility (particularly within the automotive industry or in metal processing in a similar position or equivalent combination of education and experience).
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, ability to manage functional network and line management.
  • Good knowledge of SAP.
  • Fluent English language skills required.


We look forward to receiving your application. Please apply online.


ElringKlinger AG
HR Department
72581 Dettingen/Erms, Germany

Your contact:
Anja Staudenmaier
Phone +49 7123 724-9307