Launch Engineer at Abantu Staffing Solutions

  • Permanent Senior position

  • East London, Eastern Cape

  • Market Related basic salary plus benefits Neg

  • Job 2203710

  • Posted 29 Mar 2018 by Abantu Staffing Solutions

About the Position

An automotive component manufacturer seeks to employ a Production Coordinator. Please note that only candidates who meet the inherent requirements of the position will be considered. Responsibilities include:

  • Key interface between SDT to achieve the program’s targets on time, cost, quality and manufacturing
  • Coordinate Model Year Change launch / product change implementation and work with functional managers to identify the training needs and create training plans.
  • Ensure program adherence to BOS.
  • Ensure launch activities and reporting according to PRP.
  • Create start-up plan for Model Year Changes and maintain timeline, activities check list and open issues list to ensure the program achieve customer milestones, internal deliverables, and engineering deadlines and plant start-up in line program timeline.
  • Collect, prepare and manage product change implementation with mitigation of obsolescence/risk of airfreight in mind.
  • Coordinate delivery of all pre-production parts (Prototypes, PV Build Pilot)
  • Conduct Manufacturing reviews and ensuring the Manufacturing Site Readiness through LRR.
  • Act as key interface between CBU program management, Engineering, Purchasing and other operations in order to ensure Product Readiness though Design for Assembly and manufacturing feasibility.
  • Ensure proper product change management approval and implementation process in the plant.
  • Creation and maintenance of BOM’s and part numbers, KEM/PEM document management
  • MBOM reviews according to BOS and maintenance of the MFG Pro BOMs and Item Masters


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering.
  • At least 1 – 3 years’ experience in an automotive manufacturing environment.
  • Engineering / Process experience.
  • Program Management experience.
  • MS Project, MS Office Computer Literacy

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