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  • Job reference: RMS0156255

Manufacturing Programme Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Derby
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/07/2015
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The Company:
Our client is the world leader in automotive body components, fuel and energy storage systems and waste management solutions. With 103 plants spread over 28 countries they are looking to attract the best talent to continue expanding geographically and to keep pace with globalisation.

The Role:
Managing the manufacturing engineering scope in a project, in charge of providing smart, simples and creative solutions in order to make the project profitable.
· Manufacturing work packages
· Manufacturing metrics (labor, cycle time, ind performances
· Manufacturing convergence tools

Can be involved in upstream phases of the project (expertise phase, acquisition phase),
Depending on project size, will either take in account activities of extended team,
According to the project deliverable steps, defines global industrial scenario. This takes in account
production process (paint, assembly) and supply chain (packaging means, physical & information
Is accountable for the Manufacturing standards in a lean manufacturing way,
Gives design for manufacturing requirements for product design and ensures the product meet them,
Makes sure with the plant that its capacity is in line with project volumes,
·Is responsible for industrialization phase in production plant and SILs. For that purpose takes the lead on the different manufacturing means after the transfer in plant done by the different
metier technicians (PPx),
Manages project Manufacturing economical perimeter (cycle time, number of operators, investments, and supply chain costs (transport, SILS). Tracks perimeter changes due to customer
and reports to the PM,

Project Management:
Defines initial Statement of Work of manufacturing perimeter including extended team, regarding project perimeter, development budget (hours, hourly rate, travel cost)
Defines and sets up the project planning,
Manages the manufacturing project reviews, consolidates actions and provides reporting and action plans,
Participates to design reviews and QUAD reviews.

Budget management:
Determines the project provisional budget (hours and cost),
Determines internal and external perimeter regarding SOW,
Tracks perimeter changes due to customer or internal ones and reports to the PM. Proposes adjustments and modifications linked to perimeter evolution during project life time,
Insures the follow up of project budget and releases warnings to PM

Continuous Improvements:
Participates to continuous improvements for job, organizations and methodology,
Participates to capitalization and to productivity actions,
Participates to definition and realization of progress plan,
At the end of the project, participates to the closure of project and gives feedback regarding best practices and difficulties,
Proposes solutions during technical and service meetings in order to improve performances of the function.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Have relevant degree or qualification with in the engineering field
Hold strong project life cycle experience
Worked in an automotive environment

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