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Project Responsible Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1025895

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 1-6-2017


Manufacturing Engineering Project Management Organization is responsible for managing the scope timing and cost of new model programs. The ME Project Responsible position will ensure overall launch execution success of the program according to objectives outlined at program approval including reporting launch status and provide on-site support throughout the course of process design, procurement, and pilot and launch activities.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assurance of manufacturing launch execution to key performance indicators
  • Control of overall project scope, cost and timing
  • Facilitate Manufacturing Engineering launch coordination meetings
  • Consolidate reporting of launch execution metrics across Manufacturing and Engineering teams
  • Consolidate and develop launch update presentations for all Leadership reviews
  • Collect status of Manufacturing Engineering KPI's and creation / oversight of status reports
  • Ensure launch portal is accurate and all issues and status updates are current
  • Monitor timing milestone status on the portal and correct / escalate issues
  • Participate in WPI Steering Committee meetings and support follow up activities
  • Assembly plant support of launch activities prior to pilot with 100% on site support from pilot through plant buyoff
  • Travel as required by the phase of the program launch and associated plant allocation
  • Facilitate WCT Program Management deliverables according to the project phase
  • Monitor program CPCP timing milestones changes from the plan of record
  • Support development and standardization of processes across ME PMO organization

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 3+ years' experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Assembly plant launch experience with a minimum of at least 1 major launch
  • Project management experience
  • Basic process knowledge for vehicle assembly (Body-in-White, Paint, General Assembly)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact at the Executive level
  • Flexible for extended travel to plant sites during launch
  • Flexible for weekend and holiday work days

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • Degree in Engineering

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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