Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-
The Launch Coordinator will monitors and follows new program activities working closely with Project Leaders and keeps Management informed of the status and aware of any issues.
Participates in design reviews from concept to production
Monitors each individual program status from development phase through launch phase with Project Leaders
Champion for New Award activities
Industrialization Phase; responsible for production intent processes during launch phase. Non standard conditions must have action; plant and plant Management and Program Manager buy in.
Involvement with facilities planning; interacts with Project Leaders and management.
Assists with material handling planning.
Work with Industrialization and Engineering for error proofing / poke yoke
Run at-rate; confirms materials are actually in place and available, stages all material in a designated area prior to the run, acts as manufacturing champion for R@R and work with industrialization for customer related reports at launch.
Assists Project Leaders in Manufacturing sign-off (Floor plan and processes)
Launch Phase (Run-at-rate, PPAP); responsible for seeing that work instructions are completed, responsible for seeing that process sheets are completed, involvement with operator training as needed
Launch Phase (Post PPAP SOP) Responsibilities; scrap rate assessment, continuous improvement activities.
Knowledge and practice of Hutchinson s Health, Safety, and Environmental policies, procedures and requirements.
Degree preferred in related field or 3-5 years experience in expected capacity.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to effectively communicate and train others.
Must be able to work flexible hours, overtime and weekends as required.
Advancement opportunities to a higher skilled position may be available based on merit and qualifications when openings arise.
Reviews will be on an annual basis and based on merit.
Training will be ongoing both on the job and through seminars and conferences.