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Launch Manager

Company: Adient
Location: Lansing
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:


The Launch Manager plans, directs, and monitors launch related activities for assigned initiatives. Helps develop budgets by determining launch costs. Responsible for launch planning to optimize the organization's resources and ensure initiatives meet specifications in relation to cost and quality standards.

Job Responsibilities

- Support the plant and customer through effective management of new programs, plant projects and implementation of improvement and cost reduction suggestions. Assure design changes are implemented in a timely cost-effective manner.

- Support plant safety programs by ensuring that HSE, Engineering support, & Operations is involved with the change implementation into the manufacturing process.

- Complete eLPA audits as assigned.

- Support new program management based on the Program Launch System (PLUS) as detailed in the PLUS BOS documentation.

- Support VA/VE activities by ensuring that Engineering, Operations, and Quality is represented at all trials, approvals and implementation dates are achieved.

- Establish/evaluate internal integration plans by completing make vs. buy plans and present proposals.

- Facilitate and track material cost reduction activities.

- Manage changes within profit plan parameters for fiscal year.

- Follow and ensure BOS processes are followed to achieve launch and change management objectives and milestones.

- Attend all weekly Adient Simultaneous Development Team (SDT) meetings for JIT, foam and trim where proposed changes are reviewed and promoted or rejected.

- Approve deviations, change requests and change notices.

- Create reports, presentations, and tracking files to properly manage projects, changes and provide management updates.


Bridgewater Interiors IV

Keywords: Adient, Lansing , Launch Manager, Executive , Lansing, Michigan

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