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Program Manager Senior - Technical

Program Manager Senior - Technical

Job ID 
# of Positions 
Internal Title 
Program Mgr Sr - Tech
Position Type 
Regular Employee
Program Management
Less Than 10%
Relocation Offered 
ERP Eligibility 
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


The Program Manager is responsible for delivering all program objectives (Quality/Cost/Delivery Timing/Investment/Function) by leading a cross functional team which is matrixed to the Program Manager.  Program size can range from a large program with significant design change across multiple systems, or may be asked to lead multiple minor programs with moderate change across multiple systems.


The preferred candidate will have all or most of the experience and skills listed below:


  • Commercial Truck product development experience including managing engineering teams
  • Experience as Program Manager in a technical environment
  • Experience leading cross functional teams
  • Experience interfacing with Manufacturing and Purchasing during product launch
  • Full product life cycle experience, from development of product proposal, design & development, launch, sign-off, and sustaining life cycle activity of minor quality/function/feature updates
  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • BS Engineering or similar equivalent preferred (not required)
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), Project, and Sharepoint

Position Purpose and Requirements

Manages the development and implementation process of the company's products and services.  Leads a cross-functional team of experts working on related projects by managing the projects in a coordinated way to obtain benefits and control not available by managing them individually.  Focuses on project interdependencies and helps to determine the optimal approach for managing them.  Customer point of contact. Managers cost, schedule and performance.  Maintains continuous alignment of program scope with strategic business objectives.  Builds credibility and rapport with the stakeholders at multiple levels internal and external.  Ensures the ultimate success of the program.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 12 years of technical project/program management experience
  • At least 2 years of lead experience


  • Master’s degree and at least 8 years of technical project/program management experience
  • At least 2 years of lead experience


  • At least 14 years of technical project/program management experience
  • At least 2 years of lead experience






Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)


  • Business Acumen
  • Command Skills
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Directing Others
  • Managerial Courage
  • Motivating Others
  • Perseverance

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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