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Program Launch Leader
Litchfield, MI

Position No Longer Open

Posted 7/09/2019

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with Industrial Engineering preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ related experience, or equivalent of education and experience

Job Description

  • Analyzes operating environment; identifies process inefficiencies and wastes of time, money, materials, and energy
  • Conducts time and motion studies
  • Conceptualizes improvements and assists in developing business cases
  • Develops and evaluates pilot programs, simulations, and prototypes
  • Implements new and enhanced processes and tools
  • Designs the layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency
  • Analyzes and plans workforce utilization, space requirements, and workflow
  • Supports planning, control, coordination, and technical support on launches
  • Lead Cross functional launch team using IPM Launch process
  • Communicate and provide launch status to Plant Leadership, Corporate Leadership and customer
  • Maintain plant wide PIP / CI tracking document
  • Tracks timing, analyzes and reports variances to baseline and prepares exception reports
  • Monitors adherence to timing on all plant related launch activities
  • Organizes build events, coordinates cross functional resources to insure participation and proper coverage
  • Facilitates plant level Program Launch Teams (PLT) to communicate program information and to coordinate activities between the team
  • Actively supports Regional Program Managers in the planning and execution of the program
  • Tracks product engineering design and / or manufacturing process changes to ensure proper implementation during startup
  • Develops labor standards by analyzing work samples and methods; measuring work performance
  • Improves labor utilization by studying work methods; testing modifications; designing new methods; recommending job restructuring
  • Improves workflow by studying process flow charts; recommending modifications in workflow, workstations and product; developing new procedures; recommending equipment modifications and purchases
  • Reduces waste by studying methods, equipment, and operator techniques; recommending changes; identifying and analyzing waste
  • Implements work improvement programs by conferring with management and engineering staff
  • Prepares work-analysis information and reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends
  • Completes work improvement projects by training and guiding operators and supervisors
  • Maintains operations guidelines by writing and updating policies, procedures and methods
  • Protects organization value by keeping information confidential; cautioning others regarding potential breaches
  • All other duties as assigned

Reliance One, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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