Support successful program launch execution. Effectively coordinate the cross-functional program team in achieving the program deliverables including cost, timing, quality, performance and customer satisfaction.
In partnership with the plant manager, ensure the close coordination and robust communication across all functions towards reaching program objectives of quality, cost, performance and timing.
Responsible to lead the Product Development Team (PDT) in addressing and closing assigned issues during the project development.
Accountable to ensure the program team’s on-time completion of the required CPI Process Steps per the project Milestone timing plan.
Ensure program information in the Web CPI tool is complete and updated, including open issues, required actions, and financial data.
Support the project Functional Leads in generating and maintaining effective tracking tools for PDT’s overall execution of key activities.
Maintain the updating and diffusion of the detailed program development timing in MS Project.
Escalate program risks to functional leaders, build recovery plans to ensure risk mitigation.
Support program Enterprise Reviews, assigning preparation and deliverable to different functional areas.
Support customer program communication through preparation and attendance to customer project reviews.
Collaborate with Plant Launch Leader to organize transition of selected program tasks to Plant Launch Team starting from Machine Qualification milestone.
Degree in Engineering or BA
Fluent in English
Interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, ability to work in a multi-functional, multi-site team environment and be facilitator / leader for Teamwork
Good written and verbal communication
Experience in development and industrial launch of a program, either as program team member or program manager
Technical understanding of vehicle driveline systems
Familiarity with of product costing. Basic knowledge of Business Case and Financial Analysis
Resilience, ability to withstand internal and external pressure and fulfill assignments under stress. Capacity to defend enterprise business interests in front of customer while not deteriorating customer relationships
Ability to seek and analyze customer feedback to understand and communicate customer needs
IT tools (Excel, Powerpoint). MSProject