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General Motors Manufacturing IT Launch Project Manager - JR-000033879_41078605458_0 in Yuma, Arizona

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There's never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

Job Description

Why General Motors?

At GM, we've charged ourselves with one mission: to design, build and sell the world's best vehicles to support our vision of Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions, and Zero Congestion. And to achieve our goals, we're currently undergoing one of the largest Information Technology transformations in the history of US corporate business.

GM IT is a leader in cutting edge technologies such as Mobility, Telematics, Mission-Critical Business Systems, Supercomputing, Vehicle Engineering, and Real-time Computing. We offer challenging positions for passionate professionals looking to get in on the ground-floor of a growing "Fortune 5" firm that is re-inventing IT with a laser focus on Innovation, Speed, and Business Value.

Join our team and experience Information Technology at a scale and pace not seen before!

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.

Job Description

The Manufacturing Launch Project Manager is the single point of contact responsible and accountable for deploying all IT systems (application, infrastructure, controls, cybersecurity technologies) required to launch a new product. The Launch Project Manager has a strong background in plant floor system and network integration, manufacturing operations, material and quality processes and systems, tooling and manufacturing processes for Vehicle, Global Propulsion Systems (battery, engine, transmission) and/or Stamping. The Launch Project Manager will integrate with the Global Launch Process, Program Execution, and Manufacturing Integration teams and act as launch single point of contact for Manufacturing IT, Product Execution Team, Master Dot meetings with the business. The Manufacturing Launch Project Manager manages the scope of the program, manufacturing IT deliverables, resources, ensures effective communications are in place and assures that client objectives are realized.

Additional Job Description

This individual has the overall launch responsibility for GM IT, and is responsible for the following functions:

+ Fully understand the IGLP (IT Global Launch Process) and execute the launch project per the process to ensure launch deliverables are provided according to the schedule and within budget

+ Knowledge of network deployment and cybersecurity technology implementation

+ Responsible for the detailed elaboration of the Integrated Launch Schedule (ILS) 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 (keeps site informed at all times of activities and needs)

+ Secure project staffing and manage project in PPM (including resource staffing)

+ 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

+ Coordinate the Training Curriculum Matrix, participants, and schedule

+ Validate SAT test results and ensure all systems SATs and UATs are complete and re-tested as needed

+ Determine Site IT Leads' training requirements and ensure that the training is completed

+ Coordinate the completion of transition to operations activities using the T2O (Transition to Operations) checklist

+ Provide onsite support for acceleration

+ Execute launch close-down activities

+ Execute the communication plan to assure interactions between deployment teams a