Program Launch Manager Job Description

Program Launch Manager Job Description

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Program launch manager provides the key point of contact for manufacturing and the interface with all other cross functional groups.

Program Launch Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Establish and deliver a clear set of Launch specific COS along with POR in partnership with CORP (VLPO, P&LS, OBO, VI) and ROC teams (L&C, CPF, TS, MSC, DP )
Excellent communicator, facilitator, and cross group collaborator
Work with a broad cross-section of internal financial, product management, legal, customer experience, marketing, product managers, and operations teams to define requirements, plan delivery, design solutions to deliver product, demos, and merchandising projects to global offline market segments
Clarify and drive project commitments establish and maintain clear chains of accountability by leading and facilitating meetings with key stakeholders, and reporting using centralized information repositories and/or email updates
Anticipate changes and bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, balance the business needs versus technical and operational constraints
Managing new metro launch execution processes and analysis for Treasure Truck expansion with global reach
Gathering and analyzing data across business functions to establish global standards for launch execution and superior product fulfillment upon launching Treasure Truck
Managing cross-functional project teams, planning and organizing, and executing complex projects across multiple organizations and stakeholders to enable the launch of Treasure Truck
Gathering and analyzing data across business functions to establish global standards for launch execution and superior product fulfillment
Ensure that you and the Team take end-to-end ownership of… well… everything within your grasp

Program Launch Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Program Launch Manager

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Education for Program Launch Manager

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Employers hiring for the program launch manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Business, MBA, Technical, Business/Administration, Industrial, Management, Computer Science, Education, Marketing

Skills for Program Launch Manager

Desired skills for program launch manager include:

Six Sigma
Lean Manufacturing
Excel and Access
Microsoft Word
Economic and political forces impacting the world market and the implications for Arconic
Professional software engineering best practices
Social
Automotive development
Design change management system/s for wire harness and its cross functional needs and impact
Entertainment

Desired experience for program launch manager includes:

Proven experience in a progressively responsible capacity leading and/or acting as a resource to department staff as it relates to integrated marketing initiatives, processes, and activities
Must be able to demonstrate conceptual and strategic thinking
Experience in developing strong partnerships with internal marketing partners cross-functionally and external agencies and media partners
Evidence of strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
Flexibility and fluidity to thrive within a rapidly evolving environment
Professional demeanor and ability to present and relate to senior leadership

Program Launch Manager Examples

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Program Launch Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of program launch manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for program launch manager
  • Develop the marketing plan for upcoming launches of new courses, exams, and complex, multi-faceted programs or projects
  • Develop and manage launch communications strategy and plans to drive awareness for new training, certification, and program launches
  • Ensure coordinated scheduling and timely completion of launch and release activities across all work streams – Marketing, Curriculum, Certification, Delivery, and Infrastructure - ensuring that inter-dependencies are identified and factored into planning
  • Develop and maintain the centralized marketing launch checklist and calendar
  • Evaluating our current MHE\Unload\Load solutions and recommending scalable alternatives
  • Analyzing and modeling performance data to assist in creation of business requirements
  • Creating standard building, parking, and MHE requirements for use in long-term topology planning
  • Collaborating with real estate, construction, operations and engineering teams to improve the launch process
  • Continuously tracks program/project activities, issues, and risks
  • Mentors and coaches project team members on project management fundamentals and the
Qualifications for program launch manager
  • Supplier management, including negotiating tooling costs and changes
  • Demonstrating the ability to make decisions using your own initiative motivating others and influencing work behaviors
  • Experience with project management for complex projects with varied scope
  • Cross-team coordination, project management (scope, schedule, and cost/staffing), customer-facing skills
  • Retail experience in US or global market segments valuable, but not required
  • Experience developing and managing large projects
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Program Launch Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of program launch manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for program launch manager
  • Business Program Launch & Execution
  • Collaborate with campaign leaders to build and drive time-bound project plans, including stakeholder mapping, to meet business requirements and expectations for the campaign
  • Coordinate, manage and drive cross-functional meetings
  • Responsible for tracking the status, escalating issues and providing updates in relation to overall progress against multiple project plans
  • Establish an agreed workflow process to track key actions, agree timelines, solve issues and ensure all deadlines are maintained
  • Update project dashboards to keep key executive stakeholders informed of progress and aware of any escalation requirements
  • Work with peers to establish and align on best practices and consistency of process between campaigns
  • Implement industry best practices in terms of project management, agile, into the operationalization process for campaigns
  • Accelerate launch execution through continouous cross-functional alignment and early risk identification and mitigation securing flawless execution of globally defined “Must Haves”
  • Lead deployment of and training for the SPIR process, ensuring standardization across all PLT locations
Qualifications for program launch manager
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Operational Background
  • Experience with Excel is required, including use of lookups and pivot tables
  • Experience communicating at all levels of the organization ranging from operations to senior leadership
  • Experience in technical field is highly desired
  • Material Handling Equipment (MHE), distribution, and large-scale construction experience is preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Project and AutoCAD
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Program Launch Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of program launch manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for program launch manager
  • Act as point of contact with Program Management, Sales, Engineering, Operations and other functions to plan and support phase gate deliverables to meet the customer milestones for launch, per SPIR
  • Support the assigned locations to provide the plant equipment, infrastructure, tools, cost estimates and lead times as part of developing product cost and timing
  • Assist the locations to provide Design Manufacturing Feasibility assessment feedback based on customer drawings, technical requirements and specific PPAP requirements along with plant customer quality team
  • Establish APQP meetings to review project tasks and open issues and report-out to Program Management during regularly scheduled meetings
  • Ensure the locations place purchase orders for equipment, tools and components with sufficient lead time to meet customer build dates
  • Ensure the locations are supporting Customer DV-PV samples at the manufacturing plant for customer validation, if/when required
  • Ensure the locations participate in Production Trial runs to validate process and confirm products meet customer specifications, capacity verification, scrap rates, cycle times
  • Ensure Phase Gate Updates for project management and change management are provided by the locations, in accordance with the established process/system
  • Ensure the locations load BOM accurately and on-time in the ERP
  • Ensure the locations manage tooling labeling and invoicing to customer in accordance with the standardized process
Qualifications for program launch manager
  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically, with a results driven mentality
  • Highly analytical and data driven, combined with strong commercial acumen
  • Experience in leading a team with excellent people management and coaching skills
  • Product management and product launch experience for an e-commerce business
  • Commercial or marketing experience for an e-commerce business
  • Three plus years of experience required as a program manager or project manager
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Program Launch Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of program launch manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for program launch manager
  • Leads evaluation and implementation of standard staffing model for the PLT
  • Collaborate with Continuous Improvement Manager to identify, evaluate and implement improvement opportunities for existing programs
  • Facilitate communications between the tooling and gage sources and internal and external stakeholders through the tool build process, including status and timing updates
  • Travel to Shiloh locations, customers and/or suppliers related to launch of new programs, meetings, Travel is estimated to be up to 30%, primarily in North America
  • Internal marcom
  • External marcom
  • Review and identify key activities (previously Program Launch Coordination Team activities, , PSR, Process Sign Off, ) to be implemented into BU-Manufacturing processes and drive continuous improvements when gaps identified
  • Engage with Operations and stakeholder teams to execute on our Launch North Star plan
  • Lead conversations to drive out pitfalls and gaps in the plan
  • Ensure the plan continually lines up with the North Star goals
Qualifications for program launch manager
  • Quick learner with demonstrated success in a fast-paced environment
  • Mastery of process and workflow for creative projects
  • Must have the ability to work independently and solve problems creatively
  • 5+ years of supply chain, retail and/or consumables industry experience
  • BS in science, business, or related field required
  • Commercial / marketing experience, incl
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Program Launch Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of program launch manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for program launch manager
  • Responsible for driving accountability with individuals who own actions on the plan
  • Develop and maintain all applicable project documentation
  • Responsible for building and maintaining highly collaborative and effective working relationships with team members including navigating new ways of getting our work done
  • Facilitate problem solving and support
  • Champion standardized Global Launch Framework and end-to-end processes
  • Business partner with the Global Commercial Lead to co-lead launch sub-teams and prepare Monthly LPT Launch Management Reviews and align on risks, issues and corrective actions with continuous focus on launch priority and risk mitigation by stage of launch via Launch Framework, Tools & End-to-End processes
  • Drive LPT preparedness for 6-monthly Launch Management Deep Dive Reviews and Go-no-Go Gate Review @ -L-24 to ensure preparedness of brand strategy and program deliverables for go-to-market handover to early launch country teams
  • Collaborate with Global Program Manager as custodian of IPP milestones to ensure one source of truth
  • Promote and drive on-going use of Launch Framework and end-to-end processes at cross functional launch team level, supporting a sustainable and high performing launch capability
  • Support and enable best practice sharing and cross functional collaboration across programs, sub-teams, functions and franchise
Qualifications for program launch manager
  • Strong process & project management capabilities, with demonstrated versatility in project management tools
  • Must be a creative leader who is able to inspire others
  • Ability to keep a holistic view over a larger team project portfolio with projects being in different project stages, taking place in different geographies, for long-term resource planning and mid/short-term resource assignment
  • Capable of communicating effectively with a wide spectrum of members of the organization, which includes Project/Program Managers, Senior Managers and Executives, the heads of NA AMZL network and corporate support teams
  • This position is part of a highly visible program and will include direct reporting and communications with senior leaders in the company
  • 10 yrs of project and program management experience

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