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Pre-Production Management Manager

Volvo Car Summerville ,SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision
Job Description

Pre-Production Management Manager

SUMMARY:

Expand your professional portfolio as a Pre-Production Management Manager at Volvo Car in Ridgeville, SC. As the Pre-Production Management Manager, you will be responsible coaching a team of PPM engineers that handles production planning, material requirements planning, verification of the product structure and bill of material, and local coordination of engineering changes (material change orders) for all cars (customer cars and pre-series cars) produced in the Charleston plant.

REWARDS:

  • Vehicle Leasing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) options
  • Life insurance & accidental death coverage
  • Additional (optional life) coverage
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Employee discounts

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in supply chain or logistics
    • Relevant education or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years relevant work experience preferably within automotive pre-production management
  • Experience with automotive logistics, knowledge of logistic processes within a plant with focus on the material and production planning processes
  • Project experience in logistics management areas
  • Must be able to work 2nd and 3rd shift
  • Solid knowledge of logistics, business economics and business skills and methodologies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Listen to others and respect their differences
  • Excellent management competences
  • Strong customer focus and service mindset with the ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Member of the plant MP&L management team.
  • Oversee the following PPM engineering activities:
    • Discuss volumes and capacities in the Master Production Schedule with HQ in Sweden and with the MP&L and production departments in the Charleston plant
    • Convert the Master Production Schedule to orders in the plant MRP system
    • Manage the order book of customer orders in cooperation with HQ in Sweden
    • Verify product structure and bill of material for all planned orders
    • Analyze material change orders, update MRP and production steering systems, and coordinate the introduction of the change orders
    • Provide data about the engineering changes to other departments
    • Run preliminary and fixed production plans for material requirements planning, as input for material call-off orders to batch and sequence suppliers
    • Manage parameters in the production system and monitor the delivery of bodies from welding shop to paint shop and from paint shop to final assembly in order to secure perfect sequence production
    • Prepare and publish production planning schedules for welding shop, paint shop and final assembly, taking into account the work day calendar, restrictions and capacities of each planning point
    • Track key performance indicators and take corrective actions if necessary
    • Inventory control and cycle counting, managing the claims process related to the Foreign Trade Zone in cooperation with the Customs team
  • Build and maintain relationships with colleagues in HQ in Sweden and in other manufacturing plants
  • Conduct performance reviews and appraisal talks with PPM employees
  • Manage and drive the operational development of the team‘s deliverables for quality, cost, delivery and improvement
  • Promote development of the PPM employees, and secure correct competence in the team.
  • Secure the involvement of PPM in studies and projects
  • Monitor workload and task assignments within the PPM team
  • Support, communicate and guide the implementation of VCMS (Volvo Car Manufacturing System) in the PPM team
  • Develop, document and maintain personal competence within areas such as Management, VCC Quality system, Process and Product strategies, MP&L Program process, organizations and processes within VCC & M&L (Manufacturing & Logistics)

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Volvo Car Charleston

Building the Future

The future belongs to those who are empowered by a great idea and have the ability to carry it out. At Volvo, the vision is clear: "To be the world's most progressive and desired premium car brand". We believe our global success will be driven by making life less complicated for people, while strengthening our commitment to safety, quality and the environment. We have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer satisfaction and to make this happen, we need talented people onboard. People with passion, energy, business sense and the drive to innovate. People that want to create the next generation Volvo cars in a global, dynamic and respectful environment.

Volvo was established in 1915 and later founded on April 14, 1927. Volvo employs over 29,000 highly qualified employees worldwide. The Volvo Group’s mission is to become to world leader in sustainable transportation while maintaining their core values of quality, safety, and environmental care.

For more information on Volvo Car and open positions at the Charleston, SC facility, please join the LinkedIn Group https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12031300.

Disclaimer: All applicants must submit to background check and drug screening.

This position does not offer sponsorship

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

 

Company Description
The future belongs to those who are empowered by a great idea and have the ability to carry it out. At Volvo, the vision is clear: "To be the world's most progressive and desired premium car brand". We believe our global success will be driven by making life less complicated for people, while strengthening our commitment to safety, quality and the environment. We have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer satisfaction and to make this happen, we need talented people onboard. People with passion, energy, business sense and the drive to innovate. People that want to create the next generation Volvo cars in a global, dynamic and respectful environment.

Volvo was established in 1915 and later founded on April 14, 1927. Volvo employs over 29,000 highly qualified employees worldwide. The Volvo Group's mission is to become to world leader in sustainable transportation while maintaining their core values of quality, safety, and environmental care.

Volvo Car

The future belongs to those who are empowered by a great idea and have the ability to carry it out. At Volvo, the vision is clear: "To be the world's most progressive and desired premium car brand". We believe our global success will be driven by making life less complicated for people, while strengthening our commitment to safety, quality and the environment. We have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer satisfaction and to make this happen, we need talented people onboard. People with passion, energy, business sense and the drive to innovate. People that want to create the next generation Volvo cars in a global, dynamic and respectful environment. Volvo was established in 1915 and later founded on April 14, 1927. Volvo employs over 29,000 highly qualified employees worldwide. The Volvo Group's mission is to become to world leader in sustainable transportation while maintaining their core values of quality, safety, and environmental care.

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