Core member of new product introduction (NPI) programs & supporting existing production tooling. Responsible for the project management of new/replacement injection mold tooling and processes to production in support of Business Unit's and Operation's strategic objectives. Will work on intercompany projects of medium / high complexity and scope. May perform multiple and parallel activities across projects. Works with others on project issues to develop various resolution options.
Leads and works with technical resources on inter-functional 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 problem solving skills in determining technical objectives of assignments while establishing and implementing corrective action plans where necessary.
Demonstrated experience in project management for NPI tooling and assessing, planning, and replacing existing plastic injection molds through production qualification: able 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 ability to drive maintenance standards, costs and compliance with 3rd party suppliers
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.
Experience in the aspects of project management including determining project scope, developing and managing project budgets, developing project specifications, interfacing with project stakeholders and managing suppliers.
Resolve complex process issues, reduce variation and deploy best practices globally. #LI-KO1
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