JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
• Lead Operations Launch Activities
• Ensure successful launches by developing tools to track launch readiness to customer deliverables, launch metrics versus business
case
• Ensure PDP is followed for all launches, including MSD workshops and Zero Defect Launch process
• Manage the Lead Operations and Industrial Engineering Group (LOE and IE) and Change Management Process
• Develop direct reports
• Ensure that all program deliverables are met prior to accepting the program from Corporate
• Coordinate competing interests for plant resources (skilled trades, floor space, operators, CMM, kaizen team, engineers, etc.)
• Resolve issues between the plant and outside functional groups.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS (REQUIRED/PREFERRED)
Qualifications:
REQUIRED
•Bachelor’s Degree – REQUIRED; Master’s Degree – PREFERRED
Strong manufacturing background
• Launch and LOE Management Experience
• Management experience of multiple discipline teams
• Knowledge of application of lean principles, quality improvement processes, manufacturing process, and production management
systems
• Knowledge of basic mechanical concepts and practical application of technology
• High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, motivate employees and drive improvements
• Proficient in written and oral communication skills
PREFERRED
• Previous launch experience (Tier 1 Automotive)
• 5-7 years’ experience in a Manager’s Role
• Operations/Engineering Manager’s experience in supervising hourly and salary personnel

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