Plant Launch Engineering Manager
Company: Lordstown Motors Corp.
Posted on: June 1, 2021
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
* 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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