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This full time, permanent first shift New Product Launch Program Manager opportunity is at a diverse construction, agriculture, and automotive component manufacturer. This employer cares about its employees. This employer has even created part-time employment opportunities for employees near retirement that want or need to cut back on hours worked. The culture is about getting product out the door while still having an enjoyable workplace.
 

The management team is very progressive in relationship to continuous improvement, operations improvement and building operations improvement with a goal of meeting the expectations of customers. The focus is on building strong teams and strong practices. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of structuring and completely changing the culture of a manufacturing operation to embrace continuous improvement as their mantra.

 

The career path could lead to a Quality Engineering Manager, Production Manager, or getting more involved in supplier quality. Duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Taking ownership of a product from infancy and develop systems for its implementation into production
  • Taking customer designs compared to production capabilities to determine a cost that allows for profitability and customer acceptance
  • Overseeing the kickoff, launch, the pre-build and the training of operators
  • Interacting with sales, purchasing engineering and all levels of production
  • Launching the product
  • Communicating expectations
  • Overseeing each step of the process
  • Make sure everything is running well, the pieces of the puzzle are in place and ready to meet time lines
  • Learning all areas of the company
  • Utilizing Microsoft Project, Excel and Word
  • Working with APQP / PPAP / IATF standards
  • Analyzing improvement opportunities
  • Being the point of customer contact for new product and new program launches through the release to manufacturing
  • Being the point person for prototype processing
  • Coordinating inventory and process change implementations
  • Ensuring the successful launching of the processing and submitting of PPAPs
  • Ensuring the successful launching of new die processes and products 
  • Developing and supporting the manufacturing process
  • Facilitating meetings
  • Creating program and product timelines and ensuring timely completion
  • Training and meeting customers onsite internationally, if needed
  • Performing launch performance trend analysis
 
The background of the successful candidate should include the following:
  • Possess a strong understanding of APQP, PPAP, AIAG and IATF standards
  • Three or more years of Project Management / Program Management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Three or more years of engineering and quality experience
  • Three or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Possess the ability to understand how a machine works
  • Mechanically inclined
  • A driven, self starter
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Possess a solid work history
  • Being a US citizen or green card holder
  • Having a residence within a 45 minute drive
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