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We are Team General Aluminum.

If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to General Aluminum. Our people, our plants and our management have a passion for quality and continuous improvement. Whether we provide a raw casting or a machined & assembled component to our customer, we always give our best effort with ever improving quality.

General Aluminum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All associates and applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Program Manager

    Job description

    Job purpose

    The Program Manager manages new products from conceptual design through PPAP of the product and its launch into production.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Perform Program Management responsibilities per the current quality standard requirement and per General Aluminum procedures and guidelines
    • Schedule and manage APQP meetings with the cross functional team to complete all tasks and confirm a launch that occurs on schedule, at or under budget, and achieves the quoted scrap and productivity rates.
    • Maintain program timelines and launch action plans per General Aluminum procedures and guidelines
    • Maintain communications with the customer on all launch issues
    • Complete engineering assumptions for all new product RFQ's and any requested product / process changes
    • Identification, coordination and satisfaction of customer requirements that include special characteristics, setting objectives specific to the product, training necessary to implement customer requirements, corrective/preventive actions in customer prescribed format, product/process design and development
    • Represent the needs of the customer
    • Other duties as assigned


    • 2-4 year Engineering or Technical Degree (Required)/ BS in Engineering field (Preferred)
    • 1-3 years of Program Management experience with automotive supplier is preferred or 3-5 years engineering experience in automotive industry with project involvement.
    • Must have strong hands-on mechanical ability.
    • Demonstrated dependability, responsibility and flexibility
    • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

    Working conditions and environment

    Office setting with exposure to foundry / manufacturing / machining environment with exposure to high noise, heat, hazards of moving equipment and molten metal. Use of protective equipment to protect eyes, feet, ears and potential burn areas

    Normal equipment used

    Routine use of plant manufacturing equipment and office equipment

    Benefits offered:

    • Paid time off
    • Health insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
    • Other types of insurance
    • Retirement benefits or accounts
    • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
    • Gym memberships or discounts
    • Commuting/travel assistance
    • Others

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year



    • 401(k)
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Retirement plan
    • Vision insurance


    Compensation package:


    • Yearly pay


    Experience level:


    • 3 years




    • Day shift
    • Monday to Friday




    • Bachelor's (Preferred)




    • Automotive Engineering: 3 years (Preferred)
    • Program Management: 3 years (Preferred)


    Work Location: In person