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PPM Prototype BOM & Material Control Manager

Chennai, TN
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Identify all future vehicle and Power train build programs and timing and assesses their impact on PPM resources.Lead the Prototype procurement process to ensure that all parts required for prototype builds (VO, PTO & MTO) are procured in a timely manner.Implement common Prototype processes to improve quality, efficiency, and drive continuous improvement.Participate & present in program heath chart discussions, including at management levels.Coordinate and develop PPM input for Engineering review Program Steering Team (PST)Participate in Program Activity Team (PAT), Quality improvement, Part Tracking review discussions and provide inputs.Logistics management ability to liaise with budget owners & Program office to initiate approvals, and follow until placement of PO s, ahead of material movement.Coordinate with manufacturing plants for placing orders, packaging, transfer pricing & documentation needed for any in-house parts needed for Pre-TT builds.Lead team of MLAs (Matl logistics analysts) supporting NA, EU & SA regions.Lead monthly touch point meeting with all global customers to provide progress updates.MIS Non-FunctionalManage Team of Prototype Material Control EngineersLead PPM Prototype Material Control staff meetingComplete PPM Skills Matrix, Training Matrix and Performance Review Process for StaffDefine, manage and reports metrics that drive the PPM business and accurately measure PPM performance.Lead improvement of team versatility identifying training needs & liaise with HR-L&D teams. Systems used GPIRS for Prototype Parts ordering (Used extensively)WERS for Part releasing (good to know, else any equivalent BOM generation ERP)WIPS for part sourcing (good to know, else any equivalent system)QAD for PR/PO purposes on need basis. LEADERSHIP Actively promote and maintain a safe, respectful and inclusive work environment, and take appropriate action to ensure compliance with Ford's approved Equal Opportunities, Anti-Harassment, and Zero Tolerance PoliciesEnsures all new start and existing employees have diversity training.Establishes and continuously improves best practices.Ensures PPM have access to the tools, methods, and processes essential to the job.Drive 6 Sigma as a key methodology for process and cost improvements.Participates in all initiatives affecting PPM.Identifies all future Programs and Timing and their impact on PPM resources.Creates and Maintains Master Schedules, Scorecard and Organization Charts.Produces and monitors status of Single point Lesson (SPL)/Corrective Action Reports.
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 3-5


Inventory Control/ Materials | Product Development | Production Management | Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance
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