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Launch Leader

bw_wordkay_placeRamos Arizpe - Mexico

bw_wordkay_timeDec 05, 2018

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


This position is intended to lead and review all the launch activities, work in team with program management team and also with the advance team to ensure the success of all new launches at the plant.

Interacts with the Program Management function and the Advance Team  to help coordinate the resources required to support the plant launch activities.In General, the time for the engagement of the Launch Team Leader is by request of the PM, or the Advance Team Leader and is generally when processes are nearing certification and runoff at plant or suppliers.Understands the methodology behind APQP/NPDP/Gate Reviews and creates an expectation to use it.Develops and maintains a meeting cadence with the team to understand program status and remove roadblocks to keep projects moving.   Escalates roadblocks quickly to the Plant Manager/Function VP’s when roadblocks are unsolvable at his/her levelActs as the lead for all in-plant activities associated with plant equipment certification, PPAP, and run-at-rate.   This includes working with HR to ensure hiring of operators, SCM to ensure material deliveries and shipments, and the extended team to resolve problems as they arise during the launch activities.The Launch Manager Involvement in a program concludes when the Gate 5 activity is completed.

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