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Accessory Planning & Program Specialist

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


  • Managing the licensed accessories portfolio for several vehicles for both dealer channel and production channel from kick off to launch.
  • Making sure all departments are hitting their timing deliverables, escalating issues that may affect timing, report out status of parts to upper management.
  • The position identifies company accessory opportunities that align with customer needs/wants, are consistent with nameplates, segment offerings and future trends and complement vehicle production.
  • It aligns with other company strategies and product offerings.
  • The role also manages launch plans for company licensed accessory programs into dealer and production channels, coordinating business integration of program within various company functional areas.
  • Organize programs and activities in accordance with mission and goals of the organization
  • Develop and maintain disciplined work plan for each program to achieve scheduled launch
  • Maintain documentation for each program launch
  • Coordinate meetings with other company activities to meet work plan milestones
  • Track key milestone deliverables and report progress to management
  • Conduct / Participate in product review sessions
  • Conduct Program Management Team (PMT) meetings as needed
  • Develop, present and obtain signatures on business cases
  • Conduct Sales & information meetings
  • Assist the Product & Program Engineer with maintenance of new model year application to existing products
  • Assist Customer Care Representative with customer requests and concerns
  • Other duties may be assigned
  • Maintain supplier tracking document, attend engineering PMT meetings to understand any issues with a part, attend part fit ups with engineering, work with purchasing on part cost, maintain good dialogue with supply base
  • Report out to Vehicle program teams on part status and roadblocks

    About Aston Carter:

    At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.
    Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.
    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
    If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aston Carter, Dearborn , Accessory Planning & Program Specialist, Other , Dearborn, Michigan

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