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Project Manager

Date: Aug 13, 2022

Location: IZERNORE, FR, 1580

Company: NOVARES

Together, let’s create the car systems of the future: With 12 000 employees in 23 countries and a $ 1.4Bn turnover, we are a global plastic solutions provider which designs and produces cutting edge parts and complex systems for virtually every OEMs in the world.


Our innovation strategy drives us to invent unique solutions that shift the way cars interact with passengers and are powered for greener mobility.


Do you want to join a diverse, dynamic and international group, powered by a strong team spirit? Join Us!


Novares is looking for its Project Management department his/her future Project Manager PCVF IZ (M/F), located in IZERNORE IZ-CC


For the projects assigned to him/her, ensure that objectives are met and improved in terms of quality, lead-time and margin, and ensure customer satisfaction both internally and externally.

Main Missions

1 - Reach and improve on the objectives in terms of Quality, Lead-time and Margin for projects

- Lead the project team in line with the group standards and Development Process, arbitrate decision-making (where necessary with the help of department heads), in order to meet the objectives for project margin, quality and lead-time.
- Pilot and lead the economic improvement actions throughout the project, and exchanges with the project team and Department Heads.
- With their team, prepare the phase transitions and present them, with the associated action plans, to the Validation Committee
- Manage the modifications requested by the customer or by an internal service, and propose technical-economic changes, in order to improve project margins
- Decide upon internal modifications to be undertaken, in agreement with the project group
- Be responsible for the commitments of the project team, in order to ensure completion margins are met
- With the project team, anticipate the risks associated with the project (technical, economic, deadline-related, or quality-related), and obtain the support of services and departments if project execution does not go according to plan, and to reinforce the associated action plans
- Ensure product/process pre-validation for new concepts
- Ensure the delivery date is met and that initial samples are compliant
- Ensure the billing schedule is respected
- Compare the level of margins calculated, by the plant and by the project, with the plant results
- Ensure intra-group financial flows are defined with the customer, for validation by the BU Management Controller
2 - Ensure good information flows
Responsible for customer relations
- Update and distribute the project action plan in line with the frequency required by the project milestones
- Organise and lead customer project reviews, and ensure that each meeting with the customer ends in an agreement on a common report including action plans, deadlines, and economic developments
- Follow the correct planning of internal investment requests and contribute to their formulation
- Lead and steer the project review, and ensure the action plan is correctly implemented to guarantee the deliverables in time, and alert the Department Heads and/or the Departments concerned in case of problems or delays
3 - Contribute to the ongoing improvement of the Development process
- Capitalise on the experience of teams allowing improvement in our technical and economic results, and ensure capitalisation in all business lines


Stellantis Program Direction is looking for his (her) new project manager for Izernore Skill Center.

You will manage functionnaly a 6 people team in design, industrialisation, purchasing, quality, tooling and sales


Mechanic or plastic engineer school graduated, you already got 10 - 15 year experience in automotive plastic industries.

Comfortable in functional management, you are results and customer relationships building.oriented

Costing process management is mandatory like a strong level in French & English.

Candidate Profile :

Level of Experience: Mid-Career 

Type of Contract: CDI - Permanent contract 

Required Travel: 0 - 30% 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, political orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.