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Launch Manager

Salary: £1

Location: Scunthorpe

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

A fantastic opportunity has presented itself with my client in the Scunthorpe area. As part of this role, you will aspire to manage a world-class manufacturing site, meeting customer service and quality requirements at optimum cost, through effective management and development of operations. The candidate must have a proven track record of introducing new products to market. You will be tasked with overseeing an exciting project for one of their newest customers. The chosen candidate will also have their own launch team and will have the opportunity to recruit their own assistant. Main Duties: * Lead and deliver new product launches into the Plant utilising the skills of the Program Team Members. * Manage the Launch Accountability Process and communicate through the Plant Meeting Cadence. * Co-ordinate and deliver prototype part requirements, employing PDCA methodology to develop and enhance the products and processes in preparation for program launch. * Work closely with the customer ensuring good working relationships and unrivalled support, particularly through the Customer Service Administrator, assisting with both arising issues and continuous improvement activities. Cultivate strong, clear leadership and vision within the Plant, creating a continually improving environment, which promotes manufacturing innovation and encourages excellence and achievement to flourish. * Lead Change Management processes from conception through Prolink through to successful Launch. Person Specification: * Experience of new product launches. * Experience of automotive parts, manufacture and supply (advantageous). * Proven experience in fast paced manufacturing operations. * Supervisory and/or people management experience, preferably in manufacturing unit. * Qualification in engineering or project management. * Valid driving licence. * Numerate & literate to minimum O Level / GCSE “C”. * Relevant degree / diploma


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