Represents Worldwide Operations from a product perspective.
Creates factory strategies and plans for Worldwide Operations based on product plans and roadmaps.
Utilizes metrics to improve new production, introduction process and product quality, at launch and throughout life of the program.
Ensures Operations achieves Ready to Ship Release and transactions into production / sustaining.
Utilizes Program Review Process (PrP) / Phase Gate Process to transition products from definition through to the sustaining phase.
Drives action plans and strategies to reduce overall manufacturing transformation cost.
Drives quality improvements by risk assessment / mitigation eliminating sources of defects in the design, supplier, new product introduction and manufacturing processes.
Drives continuous improvement in PrP process, product manufacturability and flexibility, and operations cycle time and quality.
Engages management and teams to determine feasibility / potential of projects
Decides which projects to work on; establishes leader buy-in as needed; leads project team to deliver results as committed;
communicates updates and status to all associated partners
Expands the scope of the task cross-LOB as well as globally
Plans and leads worldwide initiatives without explicit guidance Develops and manages project plans to manage comprehensive, complex subjects with long term scope;
leads, tracks and reports progress of project across multiple organizations and across functions; defines key resources required for project;
identifies gaps and analyze risk of project
Sets priorities based on critical need for the business; anticipates implications associated with a chosen course of action;
escalates when priorities compete
Determines root cause based on complex data and prevents recurrence
Active participant in core team and leads discussions in developing actions and plans
Active participant in extended team and leads discussions in developing actions and plans
Understands and mitigates launch schedule and tradeoffs ID’s complex NUDDS (New, Unique, Different and Difficult) and develops mitigation plans
Develops and manages FP (Functional Plan) for complex product launches
Develops with some guidance build guidelines for engineering and production builds Develops containment and root cause for moderate / complex excursions & develops mitigation plans
Develops GC (Golden Configs) or complex products Develops BOMs (Bill of Material) for new products with medium / high complexity
Education & Experience :
Typically requires 5+ years of related experience in a professional role with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3+ years with a Master’s degree;