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Program Launch Manager

Company: Martinrea International Inc.
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMartinrea is a diversified global automotive supplier engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of metal parts, assemblies and modules, complex fluid management systems and aluminum products. We employ approximately 15,000 skilled and motivated people at manufacturing, engineering and technical centers in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and China. Our business strategy leverages world-class technologies, motivated and talented people, and high-quality products.Our Mission is to make people's lives better by:

  • Delivering outstanding quality products and services to our customers;
  • Providing meaningful opportunity, job satisfaction, and job security for our people;
  • Being positive contributors to our communities; and,
  • Providing superior long-term investment returns to our stakeholders.Our strength is our peopleWe invite you to explore a challenging and rewarding career at Martinrea.Job Summary: Project leader in the Program Management and APQP process. Provide continuous Engineering support to production.Required Qualifications:
    • Post Secondary Education (Undergraduate Degree or Community College Diploma) in the one of the following:
      • Engineering
      • Manufacturing (Tooling)
      • 5 years experience in manufacturing/ tooling; 3 years program management experience; P.Eng or P.M.P. designation preferred
      • Comprehension of the English language
      • Excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail
      • Strong time management skills
      • Thorough understanding of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Powerpoint)
      • Extensive knowledge of CAD software (AutoCAD, Solidworks, Catia, UG)Critical Success Factors:
        • Excellent attendance
        • Ability to interact with the Management Team in a professional manner to continually enhance the company's performance
        • Desire to learn the business, understand the production process by walking the floor, and participating in production meetings
        • A complete hands on approach is required to assist the plant in developing into a successful and profitable division of Martinrea, a multi-billion dollar company
        • Ability to work independently without supervision and with minimum direction
        • Ability to work in a team environment and be both a team player and team leader
        • Ability to manage and direct subordinates on the day-to-day tasks in a fast paced environment
        • Ability to mentor and guide subordinates to achieve overall departmental goals and objectives
        • Respecting and understanding of the Customer/Supplier relationship
        • Adopt a common sense approach to identifying and addressing problems and control weaknesses
        • Ensure that all duties and tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and at no time is the employee or their co-workers placed in an unsafe conditionResponsibilities:
          • Act as project leader in the program management and APQP process
          • Determine and monitor all project goals
          • Develop and conduct project feasibility studies for designs and achieve key milestone dates
          • Document project management checklist and approvals (procedure#4.2)
          • Recommend and prepare release documents for prototypes, new projects, pilots, engineering changes and miscellaneous orders
          • Requisition tooling, capital and tryout material for projects
          • Provide customer support on an as needed basis
          • Follow up all facets of the project from cell layout, launch and run at rate
          • Assist in preparing Quotations
          • Value analysis and value engineering ideas
          • F.M.E.A's
          • Monitor and assist suppliers on meeting project goals
          • Asses and implement continuous improvement projects in relation to current or future project planning
          • Abide by all company polices including, but not limited to the following; Health and safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human resources policies, and Martinrea Employee HandbookWorking Conditions
            • Plant Floor
            • OfficeEffort/Physical Demands
              • Constant communication with employees, peers, and managementOvertime as requiredHealth and Safety Responsibilities
                • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company Rules, Plant Rules, policies and procedures
                • Must use or wear equipment, protective devices or certain clothing as required by the companyBack-up Duties:
                  • Perform other duties as required

Keywords: Martinrea International Inc., Tuscaloosa , Program Launch Manager, Executive , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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