Responsible for providing; on-site support at suppliers' facilities to ensure launch readiness as required leading up to and including after program launch.
Work cross-functionally with Powertrain Engineering, Manufacturing, and Purchasing to ensure viable and technical proficient suppliers, and manufacturing processes are selected.
Driving change within both plant manufacturing and component suppliers to resolve component issues, as well as ensure component suppliers' processes are robust and capable.
Will lead problem solving activities with internal and external organizations, as well as manage key component quality milestones.
Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Manufacturing or Industrial.
Reactive Black Belt and Green Belt training and completed projects.
A minimum of 10 years of Powertrain Manufacturing or Engineering experience.
A minimum of 5 years Powertrain Quality experience.
Thorough understanding of Engines & Driveline components.
Thorough understanding of an Automotive company Quality and Supplier Operations.
Thorough understanding of structured problem solving and root cause analysis.
Ability to stand and be on your feet long periods of time in a manufacturing environment
Black Belt or Green Belt certification Preferred.
Experience launching engine programs Preferred.
Manufacturing, design release, and or supplier quality experience are strongly desired Preferred.
Knowledge of engines, transmissions, and driveline components strongly desired
Experience working in a lean/flat organization with cross functional skills Preferred.
Work with internal teams to develop and implement integrated content required to drive growth and maximize customer value Preferred.
Provide creative thinking to the analysis of data and the identification of new opportunities Preferred.
Ability to lead without direct authority Preferred.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to build partnerships both internally and externally.
Capable of planning and prioritizing including the ability to manage multiple projects, determine project urgency and create action plans.
Experience and ability to follow ISO/TS16949 and APQP processes to launch and monitor engine manufacturing Preferred.
The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of developing and executing standardization, especially within the area of Powertrain.
The successful candidate must possess outstanding teamwork, interpersonal and communications skills.
The candidate must be a high-energy, hands-on individual with strength of convictions and leadership presence.
This person is by nature a risk-taker and has a high level of ambition. Of equal importance, this person must have unquestioned integrity.
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