Ground Effects

Program Manager

Summary: Ground Effects is looking for a Program Manager to support our Kingsville location.



  • University, College Graduate, Equivalent certification in Engineering, or 10 years of related progressive experience
  • 3-5 years progressive experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Extensive knowledge of QS9000 requirements including experience with documentation and implementation.
  • Experience with APQP Process included FMEA and Control Plant Development.
  • Minimal experience with CAD usage.


  • Liase closely with internal customers, engineering, product design, tooling and production to ensure all projects meet customer expectations in terms of quality and service.
  • Ensure that the necessary Prototype and tooling time is coordinated with engineering requirements to meet customer deadlines.
  • Ensure that all customer specific requirements are captured and completed for newproduct launches.
  • Meet directly with suppliers and customers in matters relating to production design and changes in manufacturing.
  • Develop and maintain timelines for each project so as to readily identify the status of each project and eliminate/minimize potential problems.
  • Participate and provide documentation for design review/APQP meetings during product launches.
  • Prioritize all timelines and APQP’s for all projects.
  • Implement and chair weekly meetings and appropriate personnel to discuss project priorities, customer needs and APQP status.
  • As required, manage specific production design projects from concept to production resulting in high quality and reliable product.
  • Ensure that all new designs follow a planned and structured approach.
  • As required, participate in the create of DFMEA’s and provide input into the creation of Control Plans and PFMEA’s
  • Direct the development of short term and long term research and development activities such that the organization is utilizing the most effective techniques and applications resulting in a lower cost and higher rate of return.
  • Assist with the development of a strategic plant for Ground Effects that correlates to the overall organization goals.
  • Maintain a through knowledge of all processes, software and equipment utilized in the performance of the job.
  • Assist with other projects and perform other duties as assigned to promote the growth and advancement of Ground Effects.

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Ground Effects Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Products & Services

Ground Effects has dedicated itself since its inception in 1986 and has evolved into a multi-faceted supplier of quality interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry and more. Click for more information


Our foundation capabilities include:
  • Automated Manufacturing
  • Automated Assembly
  • Specialized Surface Coatings
  • Mass Vehicle Customization
We pride ourselves in our in-house services for CAD/CAM Product Design and Development, Machining, Milling, Bending, and Robotic Plasma Cutting and Welding. Click for more information

Make-A-Wish 15th Anniversary Bar-B-Q Celebrations

Friday, September 27, 2019
12PM - 2PM
4505 Rhodes Drive
East side of Building (between 4505 & 4515)
Rain or Shine! if it rains, we will be indoors at 4515 Rhodes Drive.

For a minimum donation fo $7, you will enjoy
barbequed burger OR a sausage, a bag of chips and a beverage. Veggie option available.

For more information, please download our flyer.