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Launch and Execution Senior Manager Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1027910

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 5-15-2017


The Launch and Execution Senior Manager will be responsible for executing major equipment, tooling and modifications for major launches and/or Mid Cycle Actions (MCA). The Manager strategically works with Advanced Vehicle Planning to develop budgets for new programs and with the assembly plant, facilities group, Industrial Engineering, MLM, ICT and Quality to develop optimal plant layouts/work process flow for new models. The person in this position writes MEDDS (equipment specifications) for new equipment plus develops bid packages/specifications and collaborates with Purchasing to competitively quote equipment purchases. The Launch and Execution Senior Manager has complete responsibility to manage installation of tooling and equipment necessary for all General Assembly new model launch executions and MCA. The Manager will commission, debug and start-up all equipment and meet launch metrics such as FTC, cycle time, etc. This position maintains Early Equipment Management workbooks to capture lessons learned for subsequent launches and continuously updates equipment standards and specifications based on prior launch experiences and new innovations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 15+ years' experience in Manufacturing General Assembly
  • Large scale project management experience
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Managerial or supervisory experience
  • Ability to concisely communicate with the highest levels of leadership
  • Available to travel globally in support of vehicle launches

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering
  • New model vehicle launch experience
  • Strong background in robotics, controls, tooling design, automated systems and conveyors 

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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