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Regional Launch Manager, NA

United States - MI - Novi

Job Description

The primary function and responsibility
of the Regional Launch Manager, is to coordinate and ensure the Plant Launch
Managers and Plant support functions deliverables are completed successfully
and on time to the glidepath / Gate workbook requirements on all new product
launches, mid cycle enhancement’s, or any other launch project as identified by
Program Management. The Regional Launch Manager Must be prepared step into the
plant at any point and assume responsibilities of the Launch Manager on SITE.

  • Responsible for assuring launch 0-0-0-100-90 goals are met,
    working through Plant Manager & Director of Operations.
  • Responsible to develop and maintain a plant launch glidepath
    for each new product launch, mid cycle enhancement or program transfer. Ensure plant
    systems, IT systems, Materials systems, equipment, are completed on time and in
    compliance with all YFAI Plant Launch Glidepath. Responsible for providing
    accurate and timely report of the Plant Launch Glidepath progress to upper
    management.
  • Responsible for successful Development Builds at 180 days,
    150 days and 120 days. Responsible for successful Run at Ran 90 days before
    SOP.
  • Responsible for in plant assessments of program progress through
    the PSO 1, PSO 2, Run at Rate checklist and glidepath process.
  • Responsible for “red flag “process when launch is missing
    key quality or timing elements. Responsible for determining when it is
    necessary to step into a plant and off set short coming of a program whenever
    is required.
  • Responsible to interface with Program Management and other
    functional leaders to assure all phase requirements are completed by the SDT
    and provided to the plants.
  • Ensure the Launch Managers have the support needed form the
    organization to launch product successfully. Eliminate any roadblocks which may
    hinder a plant in achieving goals.
  • Must be prepared to coordinate multiple launches
    simultaneously.

Your Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Science or another technical
    field or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years working experience in Manufacturing/Engineering;
    Plant Manager experience preferred
  • Has a good team spirit, high responsibility and work
    enthusiasm
  • Good at oral expression, document writing, communication and
    coordination

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Published: 06/26/2019
Job Field: Manufacturing Operations
Location: United States - MI - Novi
REQ. NO.: 19001658
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

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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