Team Lead for supporting existing production tooling. Responsible for the project management of replacement/transfer injection mold tooling and processes to production in support of Business Unit's and Operation's strategic objectives. Will work on intercompany strategic projects of medium / high complexity and scope. May perform multiple and parallel activities across strategic projects. Works with others on strategic project issues to develop various resolution options. Leads and works with business resources on inter-functional strategic projects to achieve key factors of project success, which include; project schedule, project cost, product cost, process / product quality, and transferability to manufacturing. Applies engineering and business problem solving skills in determining strategic objectives of assignments while establishing and implementing corrective action plans where necessary.
Demonstrated experience in tooling and process to include the ability to develop part and injection mold cost estimates, identify alternatives and their tradeoffs, manage project schedules and drive team members on multiple concurrent injection mold replacements to completion.
Demonstrated experience in plastic tool design and evaluation to review mold repair requests and discern if need, cost, and duration of repairs are reasonable.
Demonstrated experience in project management and strategic initiatives to include transfer projects.
Participate in commodity-level meetings with partners in Strategic Sourcing, Quality, and Production to identify opportunities for improvements in tool spend and strategic partnerships with suppliers.
Utilize tool building and processing expertise to benchmark and technically evaluate production facilities and/or external suppliers.
Utilize processing and design expertise to interact with internal engineers and external suppliers to resolve part design and manufacturability issues.
Be technically proficient in the field of plastics to interact with experts in new areas of these technologies to research, develop and incorporate new found knowledge to help support Rockwell's future design needs.
Resolve complex process issues, reduce variation and deploy best practices globally.
Minimum 8 years of experience or equivalent functional knowledge in areas of metals (stamping/machining) processing, part and tool design.
Project Management, Global or Regional in scope, with minimum of 8 years of experience.
B.S. degree in an Engineering discipline a plus.
PMP Certification a plus.
Lean Six Sigma certification, Greenbelt or Blackbelt, a plus.
Possesses knowledge in new product development processes, manufacturing assembly environments, and associated business systems.
Asset management to include planning, budgeting, schedules and suppliers through implementation and product life.
Experience with MS Office and CAD software applications; Pro/ENGINEER & MS Project preferred.
Two years of experience with an Enterprise Product Data Management (EPDM) systems, preferably SAP
Strong oral and written communication skills in English and ability to present technical information.
Travel may be required (25% domestic, 5-10% international)
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