J19931

Program Development Leader

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Germany

Louise Brown

01268 582900

Position Title: Program Development Leader

Duration: Contract

Location: Germany

Mission description
• The Program Development Leader is responsible for all Design and Engineering aspects to build the technical product definition, including process feasibility.
• He/she has to manage the technical convergence plan in order to achieve program objectives (Quality, Cost, Schedule, Product performance), in any phase from Acquisition to Serial life.

Objectives of the mission
• be the interface of the customer's Engineering team;
• manage internal cross functional team for all Design and Engineering aspects (Product Design Engineer, Tool Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, GTS, etc.); contribute with the Program Manager to the Program master schedule definition and tracking, by managing the critical path’s second level, i.e. part by part datas with all departments interactions;
• lead the Product Development Process (study, verify, specify, validate, release) by using adequate Quality Development tools as Risk Analysis, Design-FMEA, Design Validation Plan and Problem solving methods, and by ensuring the respect of Legal requirements as well as customer and internal specifications;
• manage Bought Out Parts (BOP) definition and ensure technical integration of suppliers;
• coordinate the Engineering Change Management and follow-up the implementation of each change in all Engineering areas;
• applies Group and Product Line standards following the Clients’ Excellence System and ensure that the PMS Engineering Key Deliverables deadlines are met;
• monitor the Development progress through KPIs regular reports, including analyse, appropriate action plans and future risks and opportunities list;
• manages a Program File in Product Data Management during all the Development phase, which will be used for transfer to the plant and Program closing;
• liaise with industrial engineer so that product and process characteristics are under control when production is launched;
• build capitalization and transversalization during all the Program life and records it in AST Knowledge tool;

Deliverables
• eBOM
• Specifications
• Risk analysis, box diagram, ADI, QRCI
• DFMEA, KC
• DVP
• Schedule
• Technical reports
• Perceived Quality analysis

Functional skills required
• OEM relationship experience
• Knowledge of German APQP process, exp. BMW
• Knowledge of the Client Acoustics & Soft Trim process

Technical skills required
• Experience in automotive industry, in Development activity (experience in Design is a plus), with knowledge of Acoustics and Textile products: Trunk side trim, Load floor, Trunk carpet, Parcel Tray
• Manufacturing experience would be appreciated

Software skills required
• Office
• Jt2go or equivalent

Other skills required
• Good communication skills
• International mind-set

Language
• English spoken mandatory
• German spoken mandatory

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