new model launch leader in gaydon

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£ 42,000 per year
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gaydon, west midlands
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£ 42,000 per year
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Are you looking for an exciting opportunity at the forefront of automotive technology? Do you have experience in strategically controlling and coordinating the launch of complex vehicle programmes? If you are seeking an exciting, fast paced and challenging lead role, then this is the role for you!

As the New Model Launch Leader you will be responsible to co-ordinate robust planning and delivery of New Model Launch programmes through close co-operation with the NML Manager and Programme teams.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

Programme Management

* Lead concern wash-ups and support PST for new model programmes
* Present the programme launch status at start-ups, PST's, Gateways and Launch Control meetings
* Maintain the programme visual controls, 12 panel charts etc to visualise programme status

Build planning and facilitation

* Create and maintain Launch day-by-day build and overview plan for associated programmes ensuring consistency and agreement with PD, Programme, Quality, L&C, Marketing, Production etc
* Lead associated programme pre-production builds using Launch Processes, including parts layout and sign off.

Concern Management

* Drive the identification, containment and resolution of concerns found during build phases.
* Manage the containments through the pre-production builds and into Job#1, using containment trackers, concern board etc to promote and protect vehicle quality

Launch development and standardisation

* Support the Launch Manager in the development and standardisation of the Launch process through the creation and implementation of WIS
* Work towards meeting the standard scorecard metrics and drive departmental improvement through best practice.

Qualifications and Experience

* Engineering degree or equivalent qualification
* Programme or project management experience
* Automotive experience
* Launch experience
* Broad Engineering and manufacturing knowledge

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Project engieering,Project managment



educational requirements

automotive engineering,engineering