Support the account manager in delivering conforming product to the customer on time and on budget. PM has the responsibility and authority for all internal and external process, including machine time studies, vendor approvals, optimization and all process improvement related activities. Oversees the spend from engineering, quality, and the shop on new part development and optimization efforts.
Take responsibility and ensure profitability goals are achieved.
Facilitate engineering meetings on new parts, full decision making regarding vendor selection/changes.
Responsible for all new part activities, problem resolution with quality, the shop and overseeing all corrective actions on their project assignments.
Collaborate with the scheduling and purchasing to understand and enforce project timelines throughout the manufacturing and outside services to meet customer due dates.
Monitor and manage projects finances and executions reporting back to account manager when gross discrepancies occur.
Coordinate and manage activities with Materials Manager on release planning.
Requirements Qualifications and Working Conditions:
3 years of experience minimum in a job shop machine shop environment.
Basic understanding of Lean Principals.
Comfortable working with both in house and external vendors.
2 years related degree or 5 years of project management experience.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Some sitting and standing for extended periods is required. Lifting of parts and/or equipment weighing up to 40 lbs.
Generally modern, clean, air conditioned working environment both in the office and manufacturing areas.