Launch Engineer Resume Samples

A Launch Engineer is charged with the duty of leading and coordinating all business functions to achieve flawless product launches, cost targets, and to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction. Typical work duties mentioned on the Launch Engineer Resume are – compiling launch plans, leading build planning meetings for pre-volume manufacturing builds for minor programs, preparing and compiling materials and participating in weekly launch management meetings, supporting teams in the structured problem resolution of launch issues, and promoting continuous improvement and determining the best practice to use.

Key skills include the following – experience in program management, and new model introduction activities; the ability to coordinate multifunctional teams, logical approach to issues, experience with engineering releasing, and multitasking skills. A relevant engineering degree is commonplace among job applicants.

 

Launch Engineer Resume example

Launch Engineer Resume

Headline : Launch Engineer with extensive experience in the automotive environment and strategic involvement for the procurement of General Motors Service Operations aftermarket assembly components. Highly developed management skills identified for spearheading the development and coordination of manufacturing and assembly processing for aftermarket requirements.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Project Management, Sales, Product Engineering, Operations Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible engineer (RE) at the launch site for the upper stage of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle.
    2. Responsible for generating and maintaining a schedule, component delivery, work order/procedure generation and approval, de-conflicting personnel and support services, and the overall integration of the upper stage.
    3. Provided engineering support for the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft.
    4. Included performing major mechanical mates, ordnance operations, and launch site integration operations.
    5. Engineering lead for all major integrated vehicle operations.
    6. Supported vehicle and engine testing activities at all SpaceX sites (Hawthorne Ca, McGregor Tx, and Vandenberg AFB) Procured subsystems and managed subcontractors during the construction of the vehicle integration facility.
    7. Included developing the scope of work, submitting proposals, project management, and coordinating payment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Launch Engineer Resume

Summary : Well qualified and experienced Launch Engineer with 24+ years at Ford Motor Company with experience in interior and exterior trim applications. 11+ most recent years in Materials Engineering at Central Laboratory focused on injection molded exterior chrome plated, painted, and molded in color parts. Emphasis on chrome plated parts.

Skills : Inventory Management, Inventory Control.

Description :

    1. Responsible for interior trim, instrument panel, console, luggage compartment, underhood.
    2. Ensured 'Voice of The Customer comments for functionality, aesthetics, and touch and feel characteristics were captured and assessed for incorporation.
    3. Evaluated new ideas for cost reductions that were transparent to the customer.
    4. Prototyped samples for trials, cost save verification, and management approval.
    5. Saved approx.
    6. Managed late changes after customer feedback indicated design changes would increase customer satisfaction.
    7. Developed and maintained work instructions at each operating cell as well as ensuring all process parameters were up to date.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Science


Launch Engineer Resume

Summary : Hands-on Program and Engineering Manager with strong capabilities in launching products in various industries. Skilled at framing and solving business problems using both data and qualitative analysis and six sigma tools. Experienced at establishing business and engineering processes. Outstanding record at executing cross-functional projects with customer-focus and attention to long-term strategic goals.

Skills : Manufacturing Automotive, Engineering.

Description :

    1. Reduced over 50% of product launch cost, saving $100 K/year, in $10M annual revenue programs.
    2. Traveled extensively visiting assembly plants from customers such as GM, Ford, and Chrysler.
    3. Provided customers with 5% savings in labor cost and in excess of 30% reduction in quality complaints thru cost analysis of their manufacturing operations and customized training.
    4. Supported Quality Department, Engineering, and Manufacturing in PPAP (Production Part Approval Process).
    5. Followed APQP automotive process.
    6. Analyzed competition and provided feedback to Marketing and R&D for future products.
    7. Presented new initiatives such as value approach for requirements and leading indicator for complaints.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

Launch Engineer Resume

Objective : Ensuring data is collected through routine business processes and reviewed for accuracy, timeliness, relevance, completeness, understood by users, and quality, and also Building a productive working and team relationships.

Skills : Operations Management, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Molded Coordinated transfer of Toyota 5 high volume components into JCIM from another supplier without interruption to OEM.
    2. Completed all PAPP documents, coordinated all color/ grain trials and approvals, developed work instructions and inspection instructions.
    3. Performed all required APQP activities for prototype build for the Toyota Camry launch.
    4. Performed DOE on two existing processes targeting cycle time reduction.
    5. Completed dimensional layout and submitted necessary engineering process change documentation to OEM.
    6. Scheduled and coordinated multiple LVPT and HVPT trials during customer visits.
    7. Selected patent applications to protect intellectual property.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Launch Engineer Resume

Headline : As a Launch Engineer, responsible for identifying and resolving issues during the development and launch of a new product using advance quality planning documents, FMEA's, Problem Follow-up Sheets, Process Diagrams, Control, Gage R&R studies, and capability studies Resolve pre-production issues related to dimensional and performance requirements by evaluating assembly, molding, coatings, design, tooling, and SPC and DOE for plastic injection components.

Skills : Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel, Etc.

Description :

    1. Reviewed and complied with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
    2. Performed technical and statistical investigations and analysis on production, quality, process, and equipment issues using standard problem-solving methods.
    3. Reviewed pre-production individual components to ensure parts are within the specifications of the blueprints.
    4. Presented critical test results, capability studies, open issues, program A-rank issues, and proposed countermeasures to company upper management in quarterly step audit meetings.
    5. Provided countermeasures and updated engineering changes for tool shops to ensure the tools replicate production process intent and meet design/performance specifications for plastic injected components.
    6. Helped solve various issues with assembly line equipment, part production, and quality issues, Interdisciplinary with Quality, Manufacturing, Design, and Program Management.
    7. Managed the physical move of the transmission housing production line from the Jackson plant to the Angola, MI plant over a three-day (holiday) weekend with no interruption in delivery; this line produced over 80,000 housings per year.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Launch Engineer Resume

Headline : Seeking a Launch Engineer position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Developing Skills, Analyst.

Description :

    1. Developed and implement scrap reduction methods and review all assigned processes to determine areas for cost reduction.
    2. Participated in gathering and analyzing requirements for test measurement systems.
    3. Assisted in the development of test procedures, and instrumentation, and configuration definition to perform the test within the constraints of the test plan.
    4. Developed solutions to calibration systems problems.
    5. Performed data analysis, develops and utilizes data processing tools.
    6. Designed simple component-level hardware or software. 
    7. Used analytical tools to verify the design.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Launch Engineer Resume

Objective : Hardworking, organized, Launch Engineer professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

Skills : Leadership, Vendor.

Description :

    1. Followed up tooling with various vendors throughout the Detroit Mi.
    2. Did concept, 50% - 100% reviews, and buy-off on tooling designs and vendor tooling.
    3. Established and tracked build timelines utilizing FMEA techniques.
    4. Processed included assembly, stamping, and hemming.
    5. Performed project launch/production startup utilizing the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) process.
    6. Led cross-functional teams from the start of production through the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP); responsibilities included maintaining project timing, writing appropriations for management approval, budget tracking, adherence to quality standards.
    7. Launched and managed the 42RLE Transmission Housing project for Daimler Chrysler including the $1.4M capital/tooling budget and purchase and installation of 7 machines that produced over 140,000 transmission assemblies per year generating approximately $8.4M/year in revenue.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Launch Engineer Resume

Objective : Award-winning, diversely talented Engineer excelling in multi-million dollar project management, launch planning, and quality oversight for NASA's Space Shuttle Program, Boeing's V-22 Military Aircraft Program, and now Ford Motor Company's New Model Program launches. Excellence-focused, natural-born leader and versatile communicator versed in cross-functional team oversight, risk management, quality assessments, process improvements, issue resolution, and schedule analysis.

Skills : Multitasking, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Drove flawless execution of quality launch processes and standards to deliver Best-In-Class new vehicle and powertrain programs that exceeded customer satisfaction in quality, cost, and delivery.
    2. Facilitated overall program management including change control, issue resolution, part pedigree examination, assessment reporting, pre-production build management, and budget & timing analysis.
    3. Successfully launched Super Duty Truck Program as Lead Launch Engineer for one of Ford's most complex product lines; MY16 design driven by numerous changes required to support two new Federal Motor Vehicle Standards.
    4. Promoted to the combined role of sole Launch Engineer / supervisory position to single-handedly manage multiple quality elements through launch to achieve Job#1 production launch earlier than planned.
    5. Pioneered entrance of Powertrain New Model Programs into Axle Commodity for the first time.
    6. Trained and led a 50+ member multi-disciplinary team through execution of the Launch Quality Operating Standards (LQOS) and processes to deliver Best-In-Class axles to two major launch programs - the first Independent Rear Suspension Mustang and the all-new F-150.
    7. Successfully managed production launch for the Toyota Camry as well as directed, approved, and implemented engineering changes.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
MS

Launch Engineer Resume

Objective : To obtain a Launch Engineer position that will allow me to utilize my organizational skills, disciplined work habits, and dependability to contribute to the success of the company.

Skills : Developing Skills, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Verified collection of complete data set. 
    2. Maintained test logs, prepared simple test reports, and archived data.
    3. Worked under direct supervision.
    4. Developed professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues, including fulfillment, assay, and instrument complaints.
    5. Performed all the essential duties of Post Market Surveillance Specialists.
    6. Facilitated moderate to complex investigations.
    7. Conducted timely and insightful responses to investigations.
                                                        Years of Experience
                                                        Experience
                                                        2-5 Years
                                                        Experience Level
                                                        Level
                                                        Executive
                                                        Education
                                                        Education
                                                        BS In Project Management

                                                        Launch Engineer Resume

                                                        Objective : Highly qualified Launch Engineer with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure to multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

                                                        Skills : Engineering, MS office.

                                                        Description :

                                                          1. Performed department metrics and works with others to ensure department goals are met.
                                                          2. Prepared agendas, facilitate cross-functional meetings, and creates meeting minutes with supervision.
                                                          3. Engaged owners on the determination of effective CAPA.
                                                          4. Worked with TS or Field Service to ensure appropriate required information is documented in the complaint.
                                                          5. Worked on problems of moderate to major in scope where analysis of situation or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
                                                          6. Led cross-functional projects with supervision
                                                          7. Worked with other PMSS and PMSE to ensure consistency in documenting complaints.
                                                          Years of Experience
                                                          Experience
                                                          2-5 Years
                                                          Experience Level
                                                          Level
                                                          Executive
                                                          Education
                                                          Education
                                                          MS