Automotive OEM is sourcing a Body Shop Launch Manager to serve as the main interface between the BCE Launch team and the zone process coaches by ensuring all the workforce and station readiness is completed and done for the new model. Requirements: N-Diploma in Engineering or related field, 2-3 years Body shop launch work experience. Able to assess SCCAF, PFMEA & Health Charts.
Reports to: Bodyshop Launch Manager
Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
Lead the workstation readiness process at each build phase
Ensure workstations are updated to new process (FPS) and evaluate the readiness to established metrics
Validate product/process capability , logging all discovered issues and managing them to resolution.
Lead the build, validate the Man Assignment and Quality Process sheets
Identify and classify all base , difficult and critical jobs and manage their resolution
Develop a comprehensive plan with Launch Planned Workforce Readiness (LPWR) leader to train and certify all direct and direct employees on their job
Support all the builds and shifts to meet training requirements.
Lead in the development of Operator Instruction Sheet (OIS) and Work Element Sheet (WES)
Implement preliminary Control Plan , identify the changes and implement what is needed to meet the requirements
Identify all the incapable processes (High Hurts) and address prior to pre-production build
Work with Vehicle Operations Manufacturing Engineering (VOME) to ensure all the tools and facility is ready to support the pre-production builds
Coordinate tooling , facility changes and equipment installations
Identify , track and resolve tooling , process and design concerns encountered during the builds
Part Confirmation Fixture (PCF) coordination
Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis plus resolution plans
Implement preliminary Health Charts , identify the changes and implement what is needed to meet the requirements
Performance measures/ success criteria:
Quality mind set
Be able to work independently and unsupervised
Be willing to do on job rotation – Versatility
Must be results driven
Location (country, city): Pretoria, Gauteng
Job Qualification & Experience:
Qualifications and experience:
N-Diploma in Engineering or related field
2-3 years Body shop launch work experience.
Able to assess SCCAF, PFMEA & Health Charts
Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA):
Be Computer literate (Average to above average)
Be able to work under pressure
Flexible working hours
This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.
Body Shop Launch Engineer (24 Month contract), Pretoria – Ref: 1207191-2
Body Shop Launch Engineer
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