Role DescriptionDriving the operations project management plan and represent operations in the integral project team to complement business goals and supply chain, manufacturing strategy. As NPI Project Manager, you are in the lead for the execution and release of new product introductions in the supply chain & manufacturing (design transfer) with minimal disruption of actual production.
Responsibilities• Industrialization Project Management of all Industrialization deliverables to meet Schedule, Cost, and Quality Requirements • Managing multiple interdependencies and business risks related to product introduction activities • Ensuring optimum process capability, adherence to quality standards, and DfMAT (design for manufacturability, assembly and test) best practices are leveraged • Leading, and cooperating with, an Operations project team including engineering, purchasing, quality, logistics, catalog management and manufacturing • Representing Operations in the integral project team and acting as Single Point of Contact between Operations and the Development Project team • Identifying and Driving manufacturing/engineering/value chain improvements during product development projects & transfer projects and drive product improvements with regard to variety, cost, quality and failure rate, implementing DfMAT principles • Identifying the impact of new products on the current supply chain architecture and manufacturing concepts in order to develop the required architecture and solutions, initiate the deployment and define guidelines and execute implementation. • Cooperate with stakeholders to define the supply chain and manufacturing concepts of new products with optimal landed costs • Driving make/buy decisions and be involved in supplier selection process • Driving operational excellence of project execution to achieve first time right predictable project execution
Requirements• Bachelor/Master degree in a technical field (Mechanics/Electronics, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain) and preferably 3+ years’ experience in the relevant domain. • Track record in project management. • Conceptual thinking capabilities (Translate Global Architecture to requirements and Design and determine production impact) AND hands-on can-do mentality. • Profound understanding of process FMEA’s, design reviews, process validation and knowledge of production process design and a solid knowhow of Logistics/Supply Chain. • Strong technical writing skills, embrace good documentation practices and project- and stakeholder managements skills. • Ability to lead a team of professionals through the product introduction cycle • Fluency in Dutch and English language • Experienced with Lean (problem solving) techniques
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