Technical Project Manager, New Product Introduction - General Assembly

March 28, 2023
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What to Expect

The Technical Project Manager, New Product Introduction – General Assembly is responsible for managing the operations perimeter in its entirety as it relates to introducing major coordinated changes or packages into the factory or factories.

This requires the Technical Project Manager, New Product Introduction – General Assembly to lead a cross-functional team to ensure engineering, manufacturing, quality, and supply chain validation targets have been met for each change. You will be ultimately responsible for the factory readiness and successful tactical implementation of the program into production.


What You'll Do

  • Drive all activities as relate to the operations perimeter for your program(s) into the factory/factories. Clear target is to meet or exceed program milestones as set forth by the company….” non-event launch” mentality with each
  • Participate in and lead various “cross functional” Program and Manufacturing Readiness forums
  • Plan, organize, and orchestrate all pre-launch build activities. Facilitate ramp management with operations teams
  • Oversee the finalization and validation of the MBOM for the program and validation of all factory systems (MRP, ERP, MES, etc.) regarding launch preparation
  • Steer overall program validation plan and manufacturing readiness criteria (KPIs)
  • Environment, health, and safety considered in all activities and manufacturing validations
  • Ensure that NPI processes are followed in all doings (PCA, MRT, etc.)
  • Organization and follow-up of open points/actions that are required to secure a non-event introduction of the program; ensure conveyed and well communicated as actionable items throughout the organization
  • Interact, integrate, and drive results across cross-functional teams in engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, quality, production, production control, sales, and service
  • Author weekly/as needed project status, summary, and issue resolution tracking reports
  • Various other activities as assigned to support NPI and/or other production departments
  • What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related technical field required (Master's Degree in supporting field highly preferred)
  • Production Operations Knowledge - Has a firm understanding of how complex production lines operate including key items such as industrial workings between facilities/departments, line balance, OEE, and error proofing
  • Background in manufacturing/industrial engineering required; supply chain highly desired
  • Understanding of how the manufacturing validation process runs in relation to complex new products that stretch across various engineer teams and manufacturing centers/factories (methodology, validation plans, associated KPIs)
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to be a creative thinker and devise creative solutions to complicated problems
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; adverse in various problem-solving methodologies
  • Team player; ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-cultural environment with cross-functional teams
  • Previous experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and with ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret basic mechanical drawings or CAD models
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