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launch manager in Hubei

Hubei, Hubei
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CNY 10,000 per year
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job description



Promote a disciplined approach to launch management in line with Federal-Mogul’s phased gate review process throughout the plant organization

Work to continually improve the plant performance on new product launches, engineering changes of existing products and cost improvement projects.

Personally coordinate and lead plant team related to new product launches, engineering changes of existing products and cost improvement projects. Team is composed of Plant Quality, Plant Procurement, Plant Engineering,Plant Finance/Controller, Plant Process Engineering, Plant Manufacturing and where applicable Plant Protypes and Laboratories.

Main spokesperson for the Plant regarding projects

Develop plant project plans (with plant team assignment for actions) leading to key milestones committed by the plant team

Coordinates and conducts regular Plant meetings to monitors progress vs. plan

Responsible for setting and meeting plant project targets

Escalate visibility of at-risk plant projects

Monitor the performance of plant project teams through the use of agreed upon metrics

Provide regular summary of Plant project portfolio status to PM and Dir. Global LM

Manage resources for projects he/she personally manages

Utilization and advancement of Windchill ProjectLink as a project management tool

Facilitate the annual expense and capital budget planning process

Work directly with program management as needed on specific program/s

Ensure that Plant Quality is present at minimum Gate 1 to commit to quality targets and Gate 4 & 5 to deliver the quality performances committed


EDUCATION:    Technical Degree

EXPERIENCE:   5 years technical experience or 3 years project management experience  minimum


Knowledge and experience in Project Management methodologies

Ability to plan and manage complex projects crossing over many departmental lines

Good problem solving skills.  Able to effectively use problem-solving tools such as Fault Tree Analysis, Ishikawa Diagrams, etc.

Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing Methodologies

Effective communication skills, written and oral, to all levels of the organization (internal, customers, and suppliers)

Working knowledge of computers and software, with the capability to thoroughly learn new applications

Thorough knowledge of MS Project

Attention to detail

Goal oriented and results based thinking

Effective in a team oriented environment

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