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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Launch Coordinator

Location: 

Newton, NC, US, 28658

Req ID 14020 | Newton, United States

  

We are looking for a new colleague in the Project Launch department at our location in Newton, NC. 

 

Your Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for building project teams and tracking project activities from industrialization phases through the successful launch of programs both within time and budgetary constraints, all while adhering to ZF company standards/policy and customer requirements. 
  • Serve as primary contact/liaison to customer at the production site.
  • Work with ZF engineering teams (design, test, controls and resident) and global R&D, in addition to other departments such as purchasing.
  • Ensure Production GDPEP deliverables
  • Supports risk assessment regarding plant schedules, plant resources, cost and timelines given from the project management.
  • Ensure production readiness for pre-series and SOP according the project planning.
  • Directs and coordinates activities of project/program personnel to ensure program progresses on schedule, drive completion of all detailed milestones and within budget to ensure a successful launch.
  • Reviews quality problems with engineering and directs action to correct defects.
  • Comply with all IATF 16949, ISO, Safety, GPs etc. as required by policy or law.
  • Lead APQP within the Mfg Plant (Mat'l, Ops, Qlty, ME, HR, Finance)
  • Provides input on performance to direct managers of team members.

 

Your Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering or equivalent work experience.  Masters degree preferred.
  • 5+ plus years experience related experience including standards developments, equipment justifications, plant layouts and facilities design in manufacturing industries.
  • 4+ years (progressive) of experience with project supervision in one or more of the following areas:  industrialization, manufacturing engineering, manufacturing planning, and/or program/launch management.
  • 2+ years of experience with Bills of Material (BOM) structures, design change procedures and technical facets of product development.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Launch Coordinator and apply now!

 

 

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT:  To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.  Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.  Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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