Position Title Product Launch Manager - Automotive Industry - OK #3429
Location Eastern Oklahoma
The Launch Manager at our Oklahoma manufacturing facility is responsible for executing successful product launches for the company. All product launches will follow the released Product Life Cycle/Phase Review process from program concept approval through volume production. The Launch Manager is responsible for assisting the execution of products under development to ensure all objectives are fulfilled.
Ensures the product meets or exceeds Company quality standard and is delivered at the right time.
Facilitates the communication and interaction amongst the functional department representatives.
Alerts management of program risks in an appropriate timeframe; continuously identifies risk factors and seeks to mitigate adverse impact.
Assists in preparation of materials for team meetings.
Helps address and resolve program "roadblocks" through the appropriate functional managers or functional directors.
Accepts leadership of the program from the Program Manager during launch approach phase and beyond.
Ensures the Company's production line is ready to start production aligning to the customer's launch milestone.
Provides leadership for continuous improvement activities post launch.
Ensures internal and external documentation requirements are met.
Recommend and lead efforts to improve existing processes to improve the business.
Compiles data and prepares a variety of reports and presentations.
Reconciles records with internal company employees and management, external vendors or customers.
Recommends actions to resolve discrepancies.
Investigates questionable data.
Other duties as deemed necessary.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor degree with minimum five years of automotive related product launch experience.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Ability to prioritize and work in a fast paced environment.
Proven experience using common continuous improvement tools (i.e. Six Sigma, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, etc.)
Solid understanding and ability to use multiple problem solving tools such as: Fishbone and Ishikawa Diagrams, 8-D's, Is / Is Not, 5 Why's, etc.
Strong attention to detail with accuracy.
Good organizational skills with proven ability to meet deadlines.
Solid oral and written communication skills
Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite programs.
Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:
1. Bachelor degree.
2. 5+ years of automotive related product launch experience.
3. Proven experience using common continuous improvement tools (i.e. Six Sigma, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, etc.).
4. Solid understanding and ability to use multiple problem solving tools such as: Fishbone and Ishikawa Diagrams, 8-D's, Is / Is Not, 5 Why's, etc.
6. Current salary and salary expectations.
7. Reasons for recent job changes.
8. Interest in working in Sallisaw, OK?
9. Salary requirement
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