The Director, Product Producibility Engineering is responsible for engaging with the Businesses from conceptual design through early production into ramp up to ensure designs can be cost effectively produced. The position requires a close working relationship with Development Engineering, Sourcing & Supply Chain and Manufacturing Engineering and others to facilitate a design's smooth transition into a plant's production process.
Set strategy and provide overall direction to the industrialization teams on Project priorities, process goals, and technology implementation.
Advise design engineering on component, material and tool section for the purpose of managing overall product cost and ability to produce
Manage the implementation of launching new products into global manufacturing sites through coordinated efforts with manufacturing engineering, test and quality from prototype to pilot through volume production build.
Introduce key practices such as Design for Manufacturability, Design for Assembly, Design for Automation and other tools early in the design process to provide new product cost models, cost reduction opportunities and ensure product is ready for production.
Deploy new and standard processes globally to support consistent product launches into manufacturing. Develop and design standard tooling, equipment and fixtures for use in global launches.
Establish and maintain appropriate systems and metrics necessary for measuring all aspects of operational management and development. Monitor, measure and report on operational issues, opportunities and development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timelines.
Directs and ensures that global processes are deployed and implemented and plans are executed according to schedule. Act as liaison between the businesses, functions or regions and the Global Process teams to drive and execute sustainable performance. Identify and remove obstacles preventing success of initiatives.
Develop and implement communication and change management strategies to support a culture of performance excellence and continuous improvement throughout the organization.
Ensure BU products and projects are aligned with manufacturing operations, quality, sourcing and logistics strategies and programs as they relate to product launches.
Foster collaboration with design teams, quality, sourcing, manufacturing engineering and suppliers to meet schedule, cost and manufacturability targets.
Lead the effort to identify new methodologies, process and competitive practices.
Determine performance metrics, set targets and goals for flawless on-time launches.
Mentor and coach future leaders, develop organizational competencies and encourage personal and professional development of staff to achieve long-term global competitiveness and growth.
Ensure a thorough familiarity with company policies and procedures. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with government laws. Policies and procedures include, but not limited to: Standards of Business Conduct, Intellectual Property, Control Environment, Information Protection, ISO 9000 & 14000, government regulations (e.g. health, safety, quality and environmental), and functional policies published on the Rockwell Automation Information Network.
EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet
Internal Number: 2597568
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