• Launch Engineer

    Job Locations US-TN-Newbern
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    Launch Engineer


    The primary purpose of the position is to actively manage, coordinate and communicate all activities involved with developing and launching new product to plant manufacturing operations. 



    • Manage and lead in the coordination of new launch programs

    • Lead Cross Functional Teams in the design, development and implementation of new tooling

    • Manage Program Budgets

    • Manage Continuous Improvement activities on new program to meet department KPI’s (Improve productivity to quote / improve budget to quote / improve scrap rates to quote)

    • Travel to support tooling development and customer events

    • Interact with the Customer on program status

    • Coordinate engineering changes of customer driven engineering changes

    • Coordinate inventory levels of product targeted for engineering changes and new launch

    • Interaction with external customers and corporate engineering group



    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or 3 years’ experience in project management (automotive strongly preferred)

    • Computer Skills - Microsoft Excel, Word, Project (Timelines) and Outlook

    • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills

    • Hands on building of sample parts

    • Flexible work hours


    Physical Requirements:

    • Lift up to 50 lbs. on occasion

    • Ability to work in fluctuating temperatures & perform work indoors/outdoors as needed

    • Frequently required to stand and walk; use hands to finger fine manipulation, handle, and feel; reach with arms and hands above head; talk and hear

    • Sometimes required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or sit

    • Specific vision requirements: close, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.





    What do we have to offer?


    As a Guardian company, we are committed to offer a competitive compensation package and an opportunity for you to maximize your potential. We pride ourselves in promoting career opportunities in an open environment, which encourages individual development and gives you opportunities to expand your knowledge and work as part of a global team. We offer a unique professional experience in a culture based on integrity, compliance and value creation. If you are interested in finding out more about our culture, please visit us on our website:






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