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Leads Supply Chain development Industrialization activities in a non-supervisory role on a cross functional team in product or process development
Participates in strategic planning as a member of the engineering and technology development effort.
Remains abreast of the latest developments in supply chain & industrialization to guide future development efforts, and acts as a technical consultant for anyone who needs the service.
Includes projects in
Offer Technology Management (OTM) through the Project Management Process (PMP) and Product Evolution Process (PEP)
Act as Project Manager for Industrialization activities responsible for timely and effective deliverables
Forecast Labor and Project Cost necessary to industrialize new products; utilizing the expertise of Industrialization team
Works collaboratively with cross functional leaders & team members, some of whom might be located in other regions, as part of a global new product development stage gate process
Leads the development and implementation of industrial processes for new products which conform to safety standards and lean principles in the Schneider Production System (SPS) framework.
Industrial processes could include electro-mechanical assembly, printed circuit board assembly & processing,
sheet metal fabrication,
molding, stamping, material planning / control, downstream supply chain logistics, order processing.
Coordinates with internal and external resources to ensure best available processes, and supply chain flows, are utilized for the given product and market specifications.
Estimates, forecasts and reports on product costs and capital and manufacturing industrial expenses
Performs material planning analyses and implements supply chain strategies
Performs make vs buy decisions on components, sub-assemblies
Supports the Engineering Change Order process between Design and Operations
Ensures product and manufacturing records are structured to support effective control of the information
Maintains current knowledge of manufacturing processes and equipment technologies and analyzes these technologies as related to applicability for use in production departments and the manufacturing facility.
Potential to manage cross-functional industrial projects
Utilize continuous improvement methodology to improve internal industrial processes
Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Industrial or Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent Technical degree
5+ years experience in manufacturing engineering in a production environment, and / or manufacturing supervision or
5+ years in a new product development environment, or related stage gate process, actively developing new industrial processes (preferred)
Exposure to a broad range of sub and final assembly processes, and / or component fabrication processes
Lean Expert certification or demonstrated competence in Lean Manufacturing (preferred)
Six Sigma Black Belt or demonstrated competence in Quality Engineering skills (preferred)
Very strong communication skills in English (written and verbal) are mandatory
Proven ability to work successfully in a multicultural, multinational virtual environment across various functions (design engineering, purchasing, quality, marketing, finance, mfg operations, and others)
Strong proactive communicator. Ability to interact effectively at least two levels above (such as director, plant mgr) through concise and pertinent communications and knowing when and what to communicate.
Proven ability to influence and convince through negotiation
Open mindedness about manufacturing and industrializing in emerging economies, and ability to help research and validate global supply chain strategies
Self motivated to work in an autonomous environment and be accountable to the Supply Chain function and Line of Business for work outputs, including schedule and budget, at the right quality level
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