Location: Multimatic Manufacturing, Concord, Ontario, CanadaKey Responsibilities : • Champion the quoting process for prototype and production quotes & timing. • Develop and maintain program budgets (costing). • Collects /reviews and understands program information from customers and MSM. • Responsible for developing and maintaining a program time line. • Champion of ‘design for manufacturing’ & Provides on going design input for conducting manufacturing feasibility and Customer requirements. • Coordinates all aspects of prototype related activities. • Manages and follows up on all new program testing (internal & external) • Provide information for input into the preliminary bill of materials • Coordinates purchased components kick off and approval • Oversee kick off and approval of new/modified tooling /gauges check fixtures. (Must be present for all die trials.) • Must participate in the specification, sourcing and negotiations of assembly and tooling contracts for program along with Process Engineering. • Coordinate the approval of tooling/line equipment for payment. (Must be present for Assembly equipment in house trials.) • Arrange & authorize packaging development with packaging and process engineering. • Conducts program milestone reviews, tracks open issues and reports the status along with corrective actions to the GM and VP on a monthly basis. • Coordinates and reviews all Process sign-off . • Interface with Quality Department and oversees the preparation of PPAP documentation and review submissions. • Initiates and coordinates all new program release and engineering changes per the production ECN system. • Must ensure the containment of new processes and parts until production is stabilized and there are no customer issues • Must be involved in DFMEA, PMFEA, DVP&R, FEA, Product drawings, Identification of key characteristics, control plan and design review processes. • Communicate APQP information to customers, suppliers, sales and plant personnel. • Customer interface- (Project Engineering, Customer Engineering, Customer Purchasing). This includes the “Statement of Work” and team feasibility / Risk assessment. • Track and control development costs (FSS) • Track and control product costs. • Responsible for all deliverables. Track status of “Program Deliverables” and reconcile with cost during the life of the Program. • Support President’s Message. • Adopt, practice, support and encourage KAIZEN and GEAR activities. • Follow all departmental and general procedures where applicable. • Conform to TS16949 and ISO14001 standards. • Work in a safe and efficient manner. • Perform other duties as required New Basic Requirements : • Must have Engineering and or Tool & Die Maker degree, diploma or equivalent experience / background. • Minimum 3 years related experience preferred. • Must be able to read and fully interpret Engineering Drawings and Standards (Applicable GD&T knowledge preferred). • Intermediate computer skills in Spreadsheets, Word Processing, Microsoft Project, Internet, Flowcharts, and an understanding of Databases, MRP and CAD, software. • High level of organizational skills required. • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to effectively interact with outside customers, suppliers, and all levels of employees internally.