Date:  Mar 13, 2023
Country/Region:  US
City:  Auburn Hills
Company:  Grupo Antolin North America (GANA)




Program Manager - Lighting

Program Manager
Michigan, North America

Who are we:


Antolin is a leading global automotive supplier, we are experts in designing, manufacturing, and supplying innovative solutions for vehicles around the world. Our product portfolio includes trim, headliners, and acoustic systems, as well as lighting and other interior systems. We offer comprehensive solutions with a focus on quality, safety, and sustainability. Our products are used in many of the world’s leading car brands, including JLR, BMW, Toyota, Volkswagen, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and Ford.


What we offer:


  • You will be part of a highly engaged multinational with international career opportunities.
  • We offer you a learning journey adapted to your professional experience.
  • You will work on international projects for world- renowned companies in Automotive sector.
  • You can find an Open Environment to learn new technologies.
  • We can offer you a competitive salary, benefits and valuable OEM discounts.




The Program Manager (Lighting) is responsible to ensure the successful completion of all the internal program phases, from initial development through launch, for Lighting systems (Overhead Consoles, Ambient lighting, Lamps). This position will have the responsibility to meet the Customer requirements and the Internal Program Objectives (quality, timing, budget, financial).




  • Assurance of compliance with established targets related to Content, Timing, Quality, Costs, Supplier base, Program readiness, Profitability, and Regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinates and maintains communications with the customer, internal departments and plant for all program activities.
  • Establish and plan the effective use of resources required in achieving targets.
  • Leads Cross Functional Program team in execution of Grupo Antolin guidelines for Program Development.
  • Monitors and tracks progress, leads monthly program reviews with executive management, and leads all program phase and gate review activities.
  • Ensure all projects in development meet D&E; budget and timing and the Customer milestones and deliverables are met.
  • Conduct program revisions with the development team.
  • Discusses and executes technical requirements with the customer.
  • Understands profitability study management and collaborates interdepartmental strategies for cost effectiveness.


What we are looking for:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related field with specific engineering applications.
  • MBA is desired.
  • 7+ years professional experience specifically related to the automotive industry / specific to Interior Lighting Systems.
  • 3+ years experience with Program Management for Automotive products and with Ford or Honda Customer.
  • Sit, stand and mobility to move around the office or manufacturing environment, when needed. Conduct computer work or engage in discussion with employees.
  • International Travel: 10% Domestic Travel: 30%.
  • Analytically structured way of thinking and working, as well as very good communication and negotiation skills. Resilient, flexible, capable of working in a team, dealing with conflicts and compromising, and show initiative and ability to moderate.  English & other languages skills appropriate to our international environment round off your profile



Here at Antolin, we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our workplace. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any of these protected characteristics. We encourage applications from all individuals and strongly support diversity in our workplace. We strive to create an inclusive environment for everyone, and we are committed to treating everyone in a fair and equitable manner. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment.




Nearest Major Market: Detroit