Operations Project Manager

Job Title:            Operations Project Manager
Duration:           Permanent/ Full Time
Location:            Vapor Stone Rail Systems-Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, New York
Position Responsibilities:            
•    Position reports to our Manager of Production/ Manufacturing Engineering
•    Manage and monitor all operational activities related to major customer projects with respect to defined
•    target.
•    Respect HSE rules and report any potential risk related to HSE
•    Inform management of priorities, identified risks in their area, propose/implement improvements in the
•    area of safety, quality, cost reduction, delivery plan execution.

Role And Responsibilities:
•    Bid Phase
•    Tender quotation and draft industrial flow definition (VSM)
•    Costing of recurring and non-recurring industrial cost (tools, CAPEX, training, transfer of production)
•    Define industrialization schedule including industrial strategy (Define/update Manufacturing Plan)
•    Ensure Customer, Design and Production requirements are met by industrial processes (bonding,
•    painting, spot welding, brushing, final dressing)
•    Project Phase
•    Integrate Mfg. Engineering/Manufacturing into Development process at appropriate points
•    Integrate with both internal and external customers and suppliers, including Mfg. Engineering, Project
•    Management, Supply Chain, Quality, Manufacturing, Tooling, etc..
•    Responsible for ECD implementation (configuration management, rank of application management)
•    Responsible for the industrialization schedule that attains Quality, Cost and Lead-time targets
•    Responsible for implementing the industrial set up as per project requirements and design for assembly standards
•    Responsible for implementing all the quality requirements related to product/process
•    Responsible for transfer of production if any
•    Responsible for production planning and related achievement until product/process validation meets customer requirements.
•    Standard cost definition (Tender, pre-design, … FAI, M/B decision, Product/released for production)
•    Control plan (with Design and Quality)
•    Actual time follow-up versus standard time and deviation root cause analysis to review process flow to optimize performance (safety, quality, manufacturing cost, cycle time,…)
•    COC (Center of Competency) support by project.
•    Participation in quality and safety improvement through QRQC.
•    Collection, analysis, and reporting of various data for the company.
•    Ability to multitask is a must.
•    Follow all safety procedures
•    Must be a team player and solution provider
•    Flexible work schedule.
•    Travel as required.
Technical Qualification And Education
•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical) or equivalent experience.
•    A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a low volume high mix industrial environment with a focus in the
•    area of Manufacturing Engineering/ Manufacturing.
•    A minimum of 5 years in Transportation or Aerospace
•    Industry preferred, relevant Manufacturing experience will be considered.
Other Required Knowledge:
•    Strong knowledge of Manufacturing processes
•    Strong Project Management/organization experience
•    Design, implementation and validation of a production line
•    Industrialization: FMEA (product and process), work instructions, Kaizen, budget and schedule
•    management.
•    Mechanical aptitude
•    Troubleshooting ability qualities
•    Rigor, ability to align functions, team player, commitment, collaborative, ability to anticipate/prevent
•    problem, solution provider
•    Listening
•    Takes Initiative
•    Electrical and mechanical assembly knowledge
•    Ability to organize a cross-functional team
•    Computer literate, Microsoft Office, MS Project 2010, Visio, AutoCAD 2011, Solid Works 2013.
•    Experience in the Rail Industry a plus.
•    Qualified candidate must have the ability to respond positively to new challenges and continuous
•    improvements while maintaining current standards.

Published 3 days ago
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