Project Specialist Plant Launches


New Hudson, MI, US

Entry Level:  Career Starters (0-3 years)
Function:  Production & Operations

Webasto Roof Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for a Project Specialist Plant Launches located at an upcoming new plant in New Hudson, MI.


If you have experience in Automotive Production then this position might be right for you!

Job Responsibilities: 


  • Coordinate all launch activities for the dedicated area to ensure successful hand-over to production
  • Lead a cross-functional project team 
  • Core team member and gateway participant starting the GW1
  • Identifying organization gaps and initiating mitigation measures
  • Coordinating slow build, production trials, fast build, and R@R events
  • Develop and coordinate robust ramp-up plans and training
  • Preparing regular launch status reports and escalating roadblocks
  • Providing project - backup in high-risk situations
  • Provide Lessons learned and continuous improvement activities


Education & Experience:


  • Bachelor degree in technical studies
  • Approx. 3 years of work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with program launches in automotive
  • Good experience in project management tools and procedures
  • Good knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
  • Basic understanding of manufacturing processes and (incl. PFMEA, control plan, and other relevant quality tools)
  • Good communication skills and ability to address a different audience and all levels of organization and customer


Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit