SAP Project Manager

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Group Description
At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We're the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.
We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we're more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it's our talented people who lead us on this journey.
Role Summary
The job holder manages the SAP Projects within the MAGNA Group. It comprises the common project management tasks with the focus on quality, time and budget, as well as the respective pre-sales activities (quoting) and hand-over to the support team. Apart from that the active participation on the improvement of project management processes is assumed and required.
There is the possibility to also exercise these activities in our office in Novi, Michigan (USA), by arrangement and subject to availability of internal resources.
Key Responsibilities
Responsibility for the delivery of big and mid-sized SAP Projects with the focus on:

  • Leading of the project team
  • Project planning
  • Project controlling incl. the budget
  • Project Reporting
  • Change Management
  • Go-live Preparation
  • Go-Live support
  • Hand-Over to the AMS-Team


Internal Pre-Sales activities with the goal to carry out:

  • Appropriate cost estimation resulting into adequate quote
  • Adequate resource planning considering external and internal resources
  • Suitable project plan


Contribution to the continuous improvement of the internal project management processes, resp. in terms of standardization and reporting.
Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • SAP know-how (Logistics or financial area)
  • Solid English language skills (written and oral)
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, facilitation and organizational skills
  • Problem solving skills ("Getting the things done")
  • Strong technical and business knowledge
  • Customer oriented approach
  • High level of initiative
  • Microsoft Office


Knowledge and Education

  • Studies in Business Informatics or other comparable education
  • Experience in project management
  • Technical competence of an advantage


Work Experience

  • Experience for several years (> 5) in a similar position or senior SAP consulting background with project management experience
  • Automotive/Manufacturing experience is of an advantage
  • Managing the budget of big and mid-sized projects
  • Managing internal/external service providers


Additional Information
For dedicated and motivated employees, we offer an interesting and diversified job within a dynamic global team together with the individual and functional development in a professional environment of a global acting business. Fair treatment and a sense of responsibility towards employees are the principle of the Magna culture. We strive to offer an inspiring and motivating work environment.
We offer attractive benefits (e.g., employee profit participation program) and a salary which is in line with market conditions depending on your skills and experience.
Regular overnight travel 25-50% of the time.
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At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That's why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.
05--Information Technology F--Permanent/Regular
Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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An Insider's view of Magna International

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our team's success begins with leaders who bring expertise and commitment to ensure project success. Additionally, a team culture where all members take ownership and work together fosters collaboration and investment in the project's success.

Leo

Senior Vehicle Test Engineer

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

In a large, global company there are many factors that can influence individual situations. As a leader, I take the time to listen and understand each person's perspective. The message I convey in all discussions is that leadership is there to support their growth and development and help resolve any blockages they might encounter.

Jim

Director - Research & Development

What makes someone successful on your team?

Having the willingness to take initiative, a positive attitude, and the ability to learn quickly while working well with others leads to success on our Magna Electronics Software team. We emphasize flexibility and adaptability to help reach our goals when evolving software requirements on a demanding project schedule.

Sreeni

Senior Manager, Software Engineering

What are Magna International Perks + Benefits

Magna International Benefits Overview

At Magna, our employees are at the center of what we do. It’s a priority to protect the health of our people and our business and we do this in a variety of ways. We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, disability, life insurance, FSA, 401(k) with company match, profit sharing plan, Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP), pet insurance, auto/home insurance, wellness programs and much more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Hybrid work model
Summer hours
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences

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