Senior-Launch Manager (m/f/d) - english

  • Wiggensbach
  • Work experience
  • Technical occupations (other)
  • Fulltime
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Launch Manager (m/f/d)

 "Technology is our passion".
We are reliable, dynamic and enthusiastic about technology. Our teams are important driving forces of the international automotive industry. We research, develop and produce at 12 locations worldwide. With around 4,000 people, we are committed to technical understanding and innovative strength for our customers. In doing so we generated over 400 million euros in sales in the last fiscal year.
For international assignments we are looking at our location in Wiggensbach/Allgäu with approximately 1,000 employees:

Launch Manager (m/f/d)

Your tasks

As the central contact for the technical part of various production facilities and/or new projects, you will ensure the successful start-up of production facilities/projects at the international locations of the Swoboda Group. This includes among others:
  • Conceptual design, planning and commissioning of complex manufacturing and Assembly equipment for new product launches and product modifications
  • Achievement of project goals in terms of time, quality, output and costs
  • Timely identification of project risks & problems, preparation of Stop measures as well as preparation of a decision for the project management
  • Independent initiation of measures in the event of missed deadlines
  • Update FMEAs together with global FMEA facilitator as well as plant and project team
  • Creation of lessons learned of the project start-up in the plant with collaboration with the plant and project team
  • Establishment of group-wide, standardized processes for new projects and
  • Product changes

The requirements

  • Completed mechanical engineering or mechatronics studies or based on comparable to corresponding work experience
  • Extensive knowledge in start-up management and corresponding tools
    (PDCAs, ...)
  • In-depth knowledge and skills in automation technology,
    Tooling technology (punching, bending, spraying), surface technology, and
    Joining technologies (welding, soldering, riveting,... )
  • Experience with the requirements of the automotive environment
  • Basic knowledge in quality engineering, functional testing and plastics processing
  • Practical knowledge of product liability, basic knowledge of VDA (APQP, PPAP),
    ISO/TS 16949 and UM 14001 and FMEA
  • Secure English
  • Willingness to travel, internationally, for several days, if necessary also for several weeks

Our offer

  • Varied and challenging tasks
  • Short decision-making processes and high flexibility
  • Flexible working hours without core working hours as well as the possibility of mobile
  • open and dynamic atmosphere of a successful family business
  • Individual personnel development; specialist or management careers
  • Attractive remuneration and comprehensive social benefits
  • Occupational health management and comprehensive health promotion
  • Company restaurant


Swoboda has been a dynamically growing family business for over 70 years. In
Germany, the Czech Republic, Romania, the USA, Mexico and China. We offer excellent development opportunities. Team spirit, exciting projects, Creative freedom and flat hierarchies are the basis of our success. If you want to make a difference, we look forward to getting to know you.

Swoboda Wiggensbach KG · Max-Swoboda-Str. 1 · 87487 Wiggensbach · Tel. +498370910135
  • Stephan Waitzinger
  • Personalreferent
  • +498370910135