Technical ServicesProfessionals
China: Shanghai

Project Manager (m/f)

Your tasks:

  • Be the owner of the project applying project management skills for leading, planning, executing, and control project schedules, cost, and performances risks
  • Change management: Validate and implement new project workflow in customer organization
  • Determine and implement customer's needs/Pains
  • Establish clear ownership for project tasks, ensure that team members have the tools needed, and provide timely feedback
  • Effectively analyze the as-is situation and devise the to-be process to formulate a real value proposition for our customer
  • Establish the need of resources during each stage of the project, engage with the engineering teams to have the proper resources available, schedule and assign all the project tasks according to the contractual obligations and customer's expectations
  • Become a trusted advisor of the customer to introduce and optimize the full digitalization and integration of both the stamping and BiW assembly processes
  • Understand the stamping and Body in White (BiW) assembly processes from first feasibility study to efficient manufacturing, make suggestions for improvements
  • Have deep understanding of the AutoForm products in an efficient and professional way
  • Effectively analyze the as-is situation and devise the to-be process to formulate a real value proposition for our customer
  • Project execution with focus on effectiveness in order to target KPI and maximize ROI
  • Collaborate effectively with sales, tech support and product management teams to work in the same direction on the same accounts

Your profile:

  • Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Sciences or Automotive Engineering area (BSc. / MSc. level)
  • Over 8 years’ experience in Project Management automotive engineering/manufacturing
  • High communication skill with high level management to challenge customer’s processes 
  • Quality management system knowledge, VDA, IATF, APQP & etc.
  • Professional projects reporting skill and ability
  • Microsoft project or Primavera software user 
  • Work experience in an international and multicultural environment
  • Management, audit or business process consulting experience
  • Deep understanding of product development and manufacturing engineering process in automotive industry for sheet metal and body-in-white assembly
  • Technical experience in sheet metal forming and body-in-white assembly 
  • CAE simulation and AutoForm software knowledge is a plus
  • Personal network in automotive OEMs and supply chain
  • Ability to interact confidently with all levels in organizations from operations to C-level
  • Ability to challenge and support customers to lead them through their digital transformation journey and optimize their workflow and methodologies
  • Personality: High curiosity and passion to learn, “consultant” mindset, creativity to identify problems and map out improvement measures and implementation plan, inner strength to overcome resistance and drive positive change
  • Fluent/native Chinse, good English in speaking and writing
  • Willingness to travel intensively within China (and sometimes abroad)

What we offer:

  • Shape the way how leading automotive OEMs and suppliers work
  • Being at the forefront of technical development in car body stamping and body-in-white assembly
  • Working in a rapidly growing business with a supportive team environment
  • International environment and personal development through trainings in China and Europe
  • Attractive annual leave days program: 15 days from start, more days after several years of service
  • Free annual health check after one full year of service
  • Annual company outing and team events
  • Ergonomic workspaces with high standard furniture
  • Central office location near People Square in Shanghai
  • Free drinks (coffee, tea, soft drinks) for employees available in Shanghai office


This role is based in Shanghai, China.

An exciting challenge in an innovative, international environment is waiting for you.

Start of work is April 2024.

Please send your application file and salary expectations. We are looking forward to receiving your application.


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Job reference:

Project Manager Shanghai

 Ali Omidi AutoForm Software (Shanghai) Ltd.

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