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Plant Launch Engineering Manager

Company: Lordstown Motors Corp.
Location: Warren
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:



Lordstown Motors Corporation seeks to eliminate inefficiencies that exist in modern work by creating electric vehicles that radically improve the way work gets done. Cost effective for fleets, safer, and designed to be more productive than traditional commercial vehicles, Lordstown pickup trucks and fleet vehicles are built to fix challenges that limit modern work. Our mission is to create the leading electric vehicle epicenter in the region. This plant-combined with the legendary capability of the people who work there-is where we will build the work vehicles of the future. Join us to make a difference!

Culture - as a Startup, we are looking for Leaders that want to create an organization and structure where you can make an impact, have your voice heard, ambitious to step up to dynamic challenges and be accountable, for your results.

The Plant Launch Engineering Manager is responsible for creating, maintaining, and managing the overall vehicle launch process with clear deliverables, milestones, and gateways. This position will be responsible for additional LEAN project objectives as needed to achieve Lordstown Motors MTP objectives. This position will report to the Plant Launch Director.


* Guides PIT team to achieve vehicle launch objectives of on-time delivery and benchmark quality. * Manage the 7 Diamond Process of new models launches for assigned area of responsibility. * Vehicle launch issue tracking and resolution management. * Cross-functional coordination within all manufacturing departments and acts as "One Voice" to the Product Engineering teams. * Coach the 8 Step Problem Solving process to PIT team members if or when needed to solve complex problems. * TQM coordination, implementation, and management. * Manages the project through team collaboration and daily core team meetings. * Manage program quality by ensuring plans at all levels are aligned and up to date in a rapidly changing work environment. * Manage risks and issues by identifying and escalating decisions at all levels to achieve results. * Identify key program success metrics and qualitative success criteria. * Publishes daily status reports and updates during build activities. * Presents project updates as necessary to the executive team. * Establish and maintain a close working relationship with all areas within the company and the supply base.


* Bachelor's degree * 5+ years' experience in project management * 10+ years' automotive experience * In-depth knowledge of Microsoft applications * Excellent communication skills * Problem solving expert * Previous plant launch experience * TQM experience * Knowledge of MRP, JIRA, and ERP systems * Knowledge in LEAN Methodology * PMP Certification is a plus

Keywords: Lordstown Motors Corp., Warren , Plant Launch Engineering Manager, Other , Warren, Ohio

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