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Launch Specialist - 0345 - Detroit, MI

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Company Name:Design Systems, Inc.
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Contract
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The Launch Specialist will coordinate the Work Place Integration (WPI) process in the following areas: BIW, Paint, Trim, Chassis, Final, Repair, and Kitting Areas. These specialists will lead the launch team during program development and coordinate station readiness while following the WPI standard processes.

  • Schedule and manage meetings and workshops across all levels of leadership
  • Present metrics and deliverables
  • Track Launch KPI's and report out to leadership team
  • Develop, update, and report on Master plan deliverables
  • Coordinate and lead workshops to resolve major issues
  • Manage all issues utilizing standard procedure
  • Lead issue resolution meetings with stakeholders and escalate issues (as needed)
  • Lead station readiness reviews and report on status
  • Ensure WCM principles are followed during the planning process


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field
  • Must have experience performing Station Readiness support
  • Proficient in MS Office / Google suite applications
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Experience working in a union environment
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Project
  • AutoCAD (general knowledge)

Minimum Education Requirement

  • Bachelors

Other Requirements

  • Ability to Travel
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Personal Credit Card

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