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Program Manager

Location: Multimatic Tennessee, Lewisburg, Tennessee, United States

Posted: February 2nd, 2021

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for all aspects of program management, for specific programs, as outline by the GM/AGM or designated person, up to and including prototypes, pre-production sample, production start up, customer launch and monitoring the overall program throughout production.
• Responsible for all aspects of program management including, quotations, prototypes, tool and automation follow-up (on-site & remote), pre-production samples, production start-up, customer safe launch and monitor overall program throughout production life cycle, from an engineering perspective.
• Responsible to keep the communication lines open between the various departments, including production, tool room quality assurance, and engineering departments. This also includes communicating with associates at other Multimatic Divisions, as necessary.
• Act as the primary point of contact-liaison between customer and company for the respective program.
• Be involved, and provide technical support on all product launches both within the company and at the customer.
• Investigate, analyse, and present cost saving proposals to management and then to customer.
• Be involved in any presentations made to the customer. Produce customer presentations and technical support on new product launches both internally and externally.
• Perform engineering and manufacturing feasibility studies
• Prepare internal quotes for new/existing programs and all engineering changes, submit for review/approvals, prepare customer breakdowns and review for completeness. Understand documentation flow and assure gates are met in a timely fashion
• Analyze rejected quotes for improvements for future quotes, complete and act upon quote vs. actual comparisons.
• Assist in preparation of quotes and work with purchasing in procuring quotes for current and future cost saving proposals.
• Establish program timing parameters and ensure schedules are maintained with regular report-outs.
• Analyze and assist in tooling and manufacturing process development for opportunities to reduce costs.
• Work with Process Engineer and related department managers/supervisors to plan and implement new or revised process flows for improving plant layout and efficiencies.
• Assist in the procuring and sourcing of tooling and equipment for new programs. Assist the Tooling Engineer, Quality Engineer & Process Engineer to ensure said tooling/equipment complies with the company's and customer's specifications, standards and expectations.

Frequent travel as required by company and customer during launch phase of product cycles.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • College or university degree in mechanical engineering, stamping tool and die experience and/or tool and die design, progressive and transfer tools.
  • Knowledge of mig and spot welding.
  • 10 years experience in either engineering or tooling with an automotive background. Excellent problem solving techniques required.
  • Training in: SolidWorks, SPC, DFMEA / PFMEA, GD&T, APQP & PPAP, Effective Problem Solving & 8D, DOE-are assets. Familiarity with company and customer quality systems.

Closing date for applications is March 2nd 2021

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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