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LG Electronics USA, Inc. Associate Program Manager (Telematics) in Troy, Michigan

Associate Program Manager (Telematics)

Location Troy, Michigan

Department (Org 2) Smart Business Division V11001

Job Requisition 24604


LG Vehicle Components (VU)

Job Function:


LG Electronics Vehicle Component’s Company focuses on commercializing eco-friendly automotive components and core solutions based on LG’s proprietary technologies. LG produces high-quality in-car infotainment systems that deliver both information and entertainment on-the-go for many of the world’s biggest automobile brands. The VC Company also develops electric compressors for automotive applications, e-traction motors for individual and integrated systems such as drive units and power electronics providing a total solution to meet specific market needs.

Talk about a mantra. Life’s Good with LG!

Position Overview:

We are seeking an experienced and results-oriented Associate Program Manager (Telematics) to join our team in Troy, MI location. This job requires technical experiences related to building cutting-edge product and program management experiences. This position needs to have comfortable working with the manufacturing industry as well as high technology-driven products with LG and customers. This role is focused on managing a program and deeply involving technical requirements in the development as well as product launching. Customer communication and business negotiation to ensure strength and stability in the LG automotive business. This role is directly influencing the integration project across all LG and automotive manufactures and requires a confidant with identifying problems, communicating the concerns and driving for closure in order to deliver projects within the time frame with build trust while demonstrating excellent communication and time management skills.


  • Support to resolve both business, manufacturing, and technical issues

  • Support to identify and manage all program risks, publish a weekly report

  • Support cross-functional teams Validation, Manufacturing, procurement/Purchasing, Sales and Quality, customers

  • Identify and manage all program risks during and after development

  • Manage OEM customer relationship, develop and manage 3rd party relationship

  • Resolving 3rd party related issues and manage Engineering Changes & 4M

  • Communicate with LGE HQ cross-functional teams not limited to program

  • Develop and manage program milestone (if necessary, multiple programs)

  • Support Software & Hardware releases, sample management (international logistics) and lead the customer meetings


  • Bachelor's degree

  • 2+ years or equivalent experience in program management

  • 2+ years or equivalent engineering experience with developing and/or testing an automotive component

  • 3+ years or equivalent experience delivering high-quality products or services to automotive companies

  • Knowledge or the ability of managing multiple technical projects simultaneously and delivering to agreed-upon cost, quality, and timing expectations

  • Automotive materials or service new technologies to industry players

  • The product life cycle from ideation to design to prototype to production

  • Software development process (feasibility, design, implementation, integration, test, and support), preferably experience with complex systems

  • Work across multiple disciplines (systems, embedded, server, wireless carriers, testing)

  • Appropriate office software applications

  • Passion for technology and problem solving

  • Strong commitment to quality and attention to detail

  • Plan and coordinate teams of people

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with transparency being paramount

  • Lead and manage engagements with customers (mostly internal), collaborators, and 3rd party software developers

  • Desire to learn constantly and dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies

  • Proven track record of working in and/or with distributed engineering teams, sales team, quality team, and customers

  • Manage multiple technical projects (if necessary) simultaneously and delivering to agreed-upon cost, quality, and timing expectations

  • Travel - 30% of travel (domestic and international)


  • PMP certification

  • Six sigma certification

  • Bilingual in both English and Korean language

  • Telematics modules and wireless technology products

  • Managing technical teams building embedded system

What is in it for you?

  • Become a part of LG's innovative technologies, unique products, and cutting-edge designs are an investment in the future

  • A high-tech work environment with an exciting, collaborative and highly impactful role that will work closely with cross-functional teams engineering teams

  • An environment that enables colleagues to demonstrate their capabilities, focus on their work and create value

  • At LG, you're encouraged to take a creative and individual approach to challenges with strong emphasis placed on performance and skill - and equal, merit-based opportunities across the board

  • Flexible work environment for all employees providing the freedom to balance work and personal life

  • Our objective is to provide our employees the tools necessary to live a balanced life, experience a rewarding work environment and contribute to our surrounding communities

  • LG Electronics is honored by a variety of awards and recognition as one of the most sustainable and responsible organization

  • We have been selected as an "Industry Leader" in Leisure Equipment & Products and Consumer Electronics of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and we ranked on the Davos World Economic Forum's Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

Your Total Rewards Package will include:

  • A comprehensive benefits package that includes leading medical, dental, vision and prescription benefits with no-cost employee premiums to you and your eligible dependents in 2017. – Remaining among less than 6% of companies in the country to offer no-cost employee premiums

  • A competitive 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan and you're immediately vested in the company matching contributions

  • Tuition Reimbursement effective Day 1 of Service

  • Shutdown over the holidays and generous (PTO)

  • Performance based Incentives

  • Employee Product Discount and many of our Products

We offer an environment that enables colleagues to demonstrate their capabilities, focus on their work and create value. At LG, you're encouraged to take a creative and individual approach to challenges with strong emphasis placed on performance and skill—and equal, merit-based opportunities across the board. We want our colleagues to grow with our global business. That's why we deliver sure rewards for exceptional performance and offer industry-leading benefits.

Come join the team!