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Manager, Launch - G45

United States - SC - Fountain Inn

Job Description

Job Duties:  Responsible for assuring new launches achieve zero safety and quality incidents, zero delivery issues, 100% on target to our financial commitments and 90 days into production.  Facilitate hand off of new product/equipment/processes ("launch") from launch team to plant leadership team through the use of the following processes, procedures, work instructions and forms: Launch Glide path, Launch Readiness Reviews, [email protected]'s, Process Sign-Off1, Process Sing-Off 2 and Launch performance report.  Utilize the Launch Glide path to systematically drive actions and accountability to required tasks and deliverables to the predetermined program timeline. Report Launch Glide path status to launch team, Plant staff and NA leadership team through Launch Performance Reports.  Drive / coordinate the schedule for preproduction builds, power builds, and burst builds, prepare the plant for successful first time Run at Rate.  Lead 3 Launch Readiness Reviews in phase 4. Document open issues, actions, owners and dates. Align with Program Manager on what meeting (Launch or Plant glide path/ PSO) will track and follow through on all open issues. Drive open issues to closure to accommodate successful launch.  Facilitate Run at Rate event(s) 90 days prior to SOP. Internal and external events to validate overall plant readiness to perform to expectation (safety, quality, delivery, financial) at or Before SOP.   Facilitate Red Flag review with leadership team if a successful Run at Rate is not achieved 90 days prior to SOP. Identify open issues, actions, owners and dates to review with leadership. Follow up required until closed and Run at Rate is successful.  Lead Process sign off reviews (1 & 2) with the plants prior to SOP. Utilize the Process Sign-Off procedure and documentation to drive weekly meetings within the plant and its staff. Slowly transitioning from the Launch team meeting to an internal plant meeting, led by the Launch Manager.  Identify open issues, actions, owners and dates to be reviewed / updated / closed weekly.  Manage the launch cost budget with the Launch team and the plant to ensure appropriate and timely spending of predetermined funds. If deviation is required, elevate to program and plant leadership for direction. Ensure Launch costs budgets are forecasted by plant for current and future years.  Ensure that Monthly Management Operations Review data i

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Published: 09/23/2021
Job Field: Manufacturing Operations
Location: United States - SC - Fountain Inn
REQ. NO.: 20211719
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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