Startup Manager

Confidential Company  •  Plant City, FL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Automotive

$80K - $100K
Posted on 07/25/17 by Michael Glinter
Confidential Company
Plant City, FL
5 - 7 years experience
$80K - $100K
Posted on 07/25/17 Michael Glinter

Industrial Manufacturing Company is looking for:

POSITION: Start-Up Manager

LOCATION:  Plant City Florida  

SALARY:  $80-100K (no state income tax)

DEGREE:   Preferred

EXPERIENCE:  5-7 Yearsexperience

RELOCATION:  Assistance Available

Position Description:

In this position, the successful candidate will be responsible for the management and leadership of new product development/launch programs for automotive OEM application.

Primary Duties:

• Manages events and deliverables associated with the launch of a new product/process.

• Plans and executes the critical deliverables as defined in Launch Process.

• Holds contractors and internal launch team accountable for performance to scope & timing. 

• Achieves all program launch targets - time, quality & manufacturing feasibility. 

• Meet scorecards items related to Start-up Management

• Effectively Execute and implement Change ControlProcess for designated facility

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.




• Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Engineering, Quality, or Supply Chain


• 2+ years of project managementexperience in a manufacturingenvironment


• OEM or Tier-1 manufacturingexperience

• Experience working in a key position (Start-up, Program, Engineering or Launch Manager) on a major new product launch for automotive OEM or similar

• Experience managing multiple programs concurrently

• Solid business aptitude and experience managing overall program financial performance

• Strong computer skills and expert knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access

• Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task

• Detail-oriented, organized, and collaborative

• Strong people management skills

• Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills

• Tact, a sense of urgency, and an overall customer satisfaction focus

• Experience managing capital projects ($1M < X < $12M)

• Strong written and verbal communication skills 

• Experience with APQP, TS16949

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