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Continental Corporation New Product Launch Manager in Brasov, Romania

New Product Launch Manager



Job Description

  • Develop the manufacturing concept based on product architecture and requirements;

  • Provide input to quote team (investment, layout, cycle time, staffing, DFM);

  • Define operations time schedule, sample build & launch targets (OEE, FPY, scrap);

  • Select local operations team members in conjunction with the local management;

  • Perform Concept Review (Manufacturing concept, MES, sample builds, special requirements);

  • Establishes an adequate project base, start with Kick-Off-Meeting;

  • Tailor optional activities according to the projects needs and ensure compliance to the processes;

  • Develop and maintain the launch process in accordance with the valid processes (phases, deliverables, gates;

  • Perform P/R-FMEA, risk management / safe launch activities, control and steer the implementation of countermeasures to reduce risk aligned with line and project management;

  • Responsible for specific decisions by operations;

  • Responsible to communicate any delay, problem or risk regarding operations activities to PM immediately;

  • Responsible for documentation of operations activities;

  • Evaluate performance of team members in accordance with line management. Actively manage and optimize the use of resources in project. Assigning activities to the operations project team members;

  • Oversees the implementation of the equipment and processes necessary for the product;

  • Coordinate and control project activities, track the project progress, define corrective measures if deviating form the project plan;

  • Ensure other costs (labor, ramp-up) costs are per approved project plan, eCR, and budget;

  • Eliminate, minimize obsolete material associated with the product change / launch;

  • Initiate P-FMEA as well as the reverse P-FMEA to avoid process failure and assure stable process quality;

  • Monitoring performance indicator during ramp up;

  • Provide updates of project status and potential needs to line manager of his/her department;

  • Provide updates of project status and potential needs to project manager. Job Requirements

  • Master degree in a related field (engineering / sciences) or an appropriate comparable development;

  • Min. 4 years experience in the automotive industry in manufacturing / project management function(s);

  • Participated in min. 1 project successfully as a core team member;

  • Ability to complete task without supervision;

  • Organizational and time management skills;

  • Managed min. 3 employees at least functionally;

  • Capable to interact with international teams;

  • Experience in multi cultural- / multi national projects;

  • Knowledge of English. Job Type Professional Division Footer Text Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application. About Continental The Powertrain division combines innovative and efficient system solutions for the powertrains of today and tomorrow. In line with the central theme of clean power, the products make driving more environmentally compatible and cost-efficient, while also enhancing comfort, convenience and driving enjoyment. Job Category Engineering Country Romania Division Powertrain