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Corporate Strategy, Development & Planning

Ultium IT Launch Project Manager

  • Location
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Project and Program Management teams are responsible for the delivery of the output/product of the program, which will involve managing a portfolio of projects and programs. Coordinate the teams who are working on the various projects.

This role supports launches related to Ultium batteries at the manufacturing level in specific US plants.

Responsibilities include:

  • Fully understand the IGLP and execute the launch project per the process to ensure launch deliverables are provided according to the schedule and within budget
  • Responsible for the detailed elaboration of the Integrated Launch Schedule following the Pre-Deploy workshops
  • Assure that all key launch milestones are identified, monitored and managed using the ILS
  • Conducts the schedule progression meetings with the Deployment Leads, Controls Integration Lead, Infrastructure Group Manager, system Integration Lead, IT Site team and launch team to maintain and update the ILS tasks and dependencies
  • Provides status updates to the Site and launch team as needed
  • Works hand in hand with the IT GPO Site Leader
  • Review variances in the ILS and initiates corrective action
  • Perform Identify and resolve issues and escalate as needed
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive risk management plan
  • Manage launch IT resources and contractors
  • Participate and provide input for the Weekly Launch Status Meetings
  • Coordinate Systems Infrastructure and controls workshops
  • Update the IT Summary
  • Validate SAT test results and ensure all systems SATs are complete and re-tested as needed
  • Ensure all systems UATs are complete and re-tested as needed
  • Ensure that the ‘train the trainer’ activity is completed for all systems
  • Determine Site IT Leads’ training requirements and ensure that the training is completed
  • Coordinate the completion of transition to operations activities using the T2O checklist
  • Provide onsite support for acceleration
  • Execute the communication plan to assure interactions between deployment teams and other programs/projects/organizations are in place
  • Provide input for and support the launch dashboard
  • Provide launch status to client and executive oversight
  • Assure that quality standards are defined and implemented
  • Assure that process improvements are identified and implemented
  • Responsible accountable for deploying all IT systems required to launch a new product
  • Single point of contact for all communication to plant launch team for IT related activities
  • Single point of contact to represent IT at the MIT, PET and Master Dot meetings with the plant launch team
  • Responsible for the procurement and tracking of application HW/SW, infrastructure equipment and resources including temporary facilities

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:

  • 50-75% travel required to locations including Lordstown, Spring Hill, and Lansing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Issue/Risk Management
  • Change Management

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