• Emporia, VA
  • Non-Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 1248 US-301

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HEYCO is a dynamically growing company with seven locations in Germany, Czech Republic, Ireland and the USA. HEYCO is known as a Tier 1 supplier of plastic and forged parts for the automotive and other manufacturing industries. Our 1100 employees develop and manufacture complex components and systems.

HEYCO is involved in future markets for electromobility as well as autonomous driving. Our customers consider us their competent development partner for modules and systems. HEYCO combines the strength of a family-owned business with the flexibility of a mid-size enterprise: strong roots and a customer oriented international structure.

For our US-plant in Emporia/VA we are looking for:

Job title

Program Manager HEYCO USA


Program Management

Reports to

Tooling & Maintenance Manager

Job purpose

The Program Manager is responsible for onboarding new business in production and to implement customer requested changes to current programs. The Program Manager is responsible for the industrialization of equipment and processes for production together with the production department.

Duties and Responsibilities

Onboarding new programs in terms of technical feasibility, quality requirements and capacity demands

Industrializing customer equipment such as tools, end of arm tools and assembly equipment.

Setting up and implementing the production processes

Assist quality in continuous improvement plans and corrective action preparation

Assist customer service, scheduling, and manufacturing with ramp plans, recovery plans, EOL plans, and other manufacturing plans as required to satisfy customer expectations.

Advise company management of any escalated issues that may hinder the company s performance to meet the customer expectations.



3+ years of experience in Automotive Project Management

3+ years of experience in plastic injection molding industry

Deep knowledge of plastic injection molding machines and tools
Understanding of specific requirements of individual molded parts
Experience with material conveyer systems, assembly equipment, dehumidification systems.
Experience electrical systems and schematics and pneumatics
Basic PLC programming and operation
Experience in programing automation equipment.
Able to understand machine manuals, blueprints, and hydraulic and pneumatic schematics.
Mechanical Aptitude and Analytical skills.

Soft skills

Excellent communication skills
Leadership qualities
Stress resistant, reliable and diligent
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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