Launch Program Manager

Department: Launch
Location: SL Tennessee – Chassis
Report To: Launch Manager
Type of Position: Full-time
General Description
  • Coordinate and communicate program launch activities and Customer milestones
  • Support all areas of business with Launch Status / Program Overviews / Timing
  • Support Customer Meetings & Design Office information distribution
  • Coordinate Issue / timing resolution
Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Communicate and coordinate Customer Launch EWO’s, TWO’s, Concerns, Alerts, etc
  • Track and communicate Product, Equipment, and Line status
  • Maintain and utilize visual management board to chair meetings which result in updates and actions for completion of key milestones
  • Conduct periodic meetings to keep changes current and moving forward
  • Chair weekly SL-Chassis Launch Status Meetings between Michigan & Tennessee offices
  • Coordinate PPP, MRD, Proto, and similar pre-SOP requirements
  • Support Customer Meetings & Information distribution from MI Design Office to SL Tennessee
  • Coordinate PPAP activities
  • Coordinate and Facilitate Gate Reviews
Job Requirements

Work Experience

  • 3+ years supporting automotive manufacturing
  • 2+ years launch management. (Can be included in above)


  • Associates Degree with professional certification + related work experience
  • Bachelors Degree without professional certification
  • Electrical Engineering experience is a plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Read and understand EWOs, ECOs, & other customer change documentation
  • Use of SAP, PDM & Supply Power-GQTS, & VW B2B and similar customer portals
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Proficient in MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively with all departments
  • Excellent customer service and communication
  • Working knowledge of electrical systems, PCB’s, etc.
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