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Project Leader

Company: Volvo Group
Location: Macungie
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

United StatesPosition DescriptionPROJECT LEADERThis is us, your new colleagues...
The Volvo Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, Volvo Bus and Volvo Penta. We work cross-functionally and globally to exceed our customer's expectations and reach the world class manufacturing level. We have exciting work in front of us, and more on the horizon! The automotive world is changing rapidly and to be part of this big change is an exciting movement.

Innovations within transport will reshape the cities of tomorrow. Automated driving, electromobility, and connected vehicles will allow quieter, cleaner, and safer mega-cities to grow and prosper. For us in the Volvo Group, technology means having the aspiration to move forward, constantly working together to continuously improve, fostering an environment for creative/innovative thinking and evolutionary; revolutionary problem solving - all to reach our vision!

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Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group's engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation.

Many growth opportunities await for leaders who are willing to join our team. We are actively working to establish teams which will take maximum advantage of the diversity in our differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender, and nationality. Our DNA is built upon our Volvo Production System (Lean) and our Volvo Values (Customer Success, Trust, Passion, Change and Performance) are guiding us to continue to succeed in this industry.
About the PositionThe scope of Project Leader - Orderboard includes support of the daily pulse meetings, request for schedule changes (RFSC's), represent CE at Daily Order Escalation Decision Group meetings (OEDG), support and maintain stability in CE's current work fences, assist in Product Issue log (PIL) resolutions, assist in specification changes on CE's behalf through coordination with Sales Engineering (SE), and documentation and coordination of late changes. We ensure that orders are complete and ready to work in the normal and long lead time frames

This position will sit in the LVO facility, Macungie, PA.

Main activities and responsibilities for the role

  • Attend and support Daily CE Pulse Meeting driving timely order resolutions
  • Review Order board and Drive Order corrections through SE coordination
    • Maintain order stability in the work fence
    • Proactively monitor CAQ and ORF differences file to identify LSG splits
    • Compile OPT report for scheduling gaps in the current CE Work fence
    • Document, coordinate, and support RFSC (Request For Schedule Changes)
    • Serve as the CE representative at OEDG making decisions on behalf of CE and communicating changes mitigating risks
      • Assist specification changes on behalf of CE
      • Assist in PIL (Product Issue Log) resolutions
      • Coordinate RFSC (Move request) with O&D
      • Document, request, and coordinate Late Changes
        • LCN Coordination between Teams (Manufacturing, Materials, Scheduling, & CE Technical)
        • AD Coordination between teams (Manufacturing, Materials, Scheduling, & CE Technical)
        • Assist in planning technical area's release process/schedule for Order with lead time planning
        • Support OM Group Leaders for Key Customer orders
        • Perform all other duties as assigned Support and ensure compliance with ISO9001 and ISO14001Critical competencies and experience

          We are looking for a people-oriented leader with the ability to inspire, grow and challenge the organization and its employees. Your leadership style is value-based meaning you lead with passion, perform with purpose, and transform with vision. By doing this you are an inspiration to others to do the same. You are a role model for inclusion and diversity and your actions help keep the organization healthy and in balance. You are customer focused and manage with confidence and perseverance. You love the challenges that our high paced and results oriented environment brings

          The ideal candidate for this position has a BS/BA Engineering/Project Management, and/or equivalent experience in relevant subject area required, and seven (7) to ten (10) years of relevant experience within a manufacturing environment. A proven record of Quality improvement initiatives is required. This position also requires minimal domestic travel.
          About usFounded in 1900, Mack Trucks is an iconic brand that embodies the American spirit: pioneering, hard-working, authentic and ambitious. Mack trucks are recognized around the world as "The American Truck You Can Count On," thanks to our durable, reliable and application-driven vehicles that get the job done. With Mack Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.Mack is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus and Volvo Penta.Auto req ID124776BROrganizationMack TrucksState / ProvincePennsylvaniaCity/TownMacungieEmployment/Assignment TypeRegularTravel Required (maximum)Occasional TravelFunctional AreaProject ManagementLast application date31-May-2022US Disclaimer textVolvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Keywords: Volvo Group, Allentown , Project Leader, Other , Macungie, Pennsylvania

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