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Project Manager OR Advanced Process Engineer

Company: Bryant Bureau
Location: Michigan Center
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

23rd August, 2022

Position Summary
Manage multiple projects/launches. Coordinate and manage cross-functional teams to develop manufacturing plans for new products to reach our cost and quality objectives.

Key Functions & Responsibilities of the Project Manager or Advanced Process Engineer

  • Responsible for development projects' manufacturing engineering deliverables during concept, development, realization, validation, and launch phase.
  • Analyze customer requirements and define risks to project activities.
  • Support regional technical leads in their line capacity analysis and equipment utilization optimization efforts.
  • Define production equipment following our Standards and lessons learned.
  • Ensure compliance to capital investment, direct labor, machine rate/cycle time, and scrap assumptions established during the acquisition phase.
  • Coordinate PFMEA activities throughout the cross-functional team, report risk analysis and mitigation plan to the management team.
  • Develop Capex proposals for equipment and tooling.
  • Maintain project budgets.
  • Lead production equipment procurement activities and ensure compliance with technical requirements, quality, timing, and cost.
  • Lead advance manufacturing engineering team to execute and deliver projects within approved timelines and budget.
  • Manage equipment engineering changes.
  • Coordinate installation and commissioning of production equipment at the plant.
  • Coordinate equipment final acceptance activities with the launch management team and complete project hand-off to the plant.
  • Conduct regular project meetings with management and team members to track project status and progress.
  • Provide process improvement strategies to improve man/machine efficiencies.
  • Support equipment standardization best practices and incorporation of the latest technological advancements in the regional plant practices and processes.
    Required Experience, Skills & Abilities of the Project Manager or Advanced Process Engineer
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and/or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
    • 5+ years experience in project development and management in high-volume automotive manufacturing or equivalent.
    • Working knowledge of vehicle system-level components and functions
    • Solid understanding of engineering financials (Cap-Ex Planning and equipment costing)
    • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and leadership skills with a history of excellent task prioritization and time management.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
    • Knowledge in the application of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, DOE, 5S, Poka-yoke.
    • Strong computer skills in Windows applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project).
    • Ability to work effectively across functional and geographic boundaries (travel 25% -35%).
    • Ability to work in a team environment.
    • Works under limited supervision.

      Interested and qualified candidates for the Project Manager or Advanced Process Engineer position should submit their resume and qualified applicants will be contacted to move forward in the process.

Keywords: Bryant Bureau, Lansing , Project Manager OR Advanced Process Engineer, Executive , Michigan Center, Michigan

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