Methode Electronics, Inc

  • Launch Support Coordinator

    Division Pacific Insights
    Requisition ID
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    The Program Management group within Pacific Insight, a Methode company, is seeking a Launch Support Coordinator.  In this role, you will work directly with Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality and Program Management in order to facilitate internal and external change requests. In addition to being the Gate Keeper for all Engineering Changes, you will also assist in new product introduction and warehouse maintenance.  This is a pivotal role within our organization that will allow you to interface with senior leadership where your work can make a difference.


    Pacific Insight Electronics Corp is a global solutions provider offering design, development, manufacturing and delivery of electronic products and full service solutions to the automotive and commercial vehicle markets. We provide OEMs as well as Tier 1 and Tier 2 customers with a range of cost competitive products including LED lighting systems, electronic control modules and wire harnesses.


    Pacific Insights is a wholly owned subsidiary of Methode Electronics Inc. Methode (NYSE: MEI), since 1946, is a global, leading developer of custom-engineered electronic technologies, applications and solutions. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Methode employs over 5,500 employees worldwide with 20 manufacturing, design, testing and customer support facilities spanning over 10 countries. Methode provides total business solutions with unmatched customer focus, problem-solving and world-class manufacturing to a diverse group of customers in the automotive, industrial and medical markets.


    • Review Engineering Change Requisition submission content with originator, ensuring all change requirements are identified including cost rationalization
    • Compile associated Manufacturing and Design release documents from principle process owners as they relate to Engineering Change
    • Update internal part management system, Item Master, Bill of Material (BOM), and Routings as they relate to Engineering Change requirements
    • Ensure targets are being met by task owners in a timely manner
    • Provide documentation control with all relevant Engineering Change outputs for system updating
    • Assist NPI, Program Management, Design and Manufacturing Engineering in any special tasks as defined by Management
    • Exclusively use AtTask for all relevant responsibilities According to PI Policy
    • Managing all Pre-Production, spot buy, orders across multiple car lines:
      • Daily checks in the Ford system
      • Supporting any additional assembly activity in Wixom to push parts out of the door on time
      • Delivering prototypes to customers when needed
    • Enter the BOM into internal part management system
      • Transferring BOMs from cost sheets (for new programs)
      • Entering BOMs for existing programs
      • Making sure that BOMs are active and ensure integrity
      • Monitoring design changes
    • Create PDF packages and initiate signatures process for parts to be released in document control
      • As soon as design is “frozen”, create PDF package with all prints and BOMs
      • Initiate signature process for package to get signed off by AE, PM and Plant Engineering
    • Manage the good standing of the warehouse
      • Make sure that all parts are properly identified
      • Make sure that prototype parts inventory is well organized and maintained throughout the Pre-Production phase
      • Receive incoming parts and shipping outgoing parts
    • Other duties as assigned 


    • Bachelor degree with no prior experience required
    • Strong technical aptitude
    • Ability to work independently 
    • Excellent cross-disciplinary communication
    • Strong teamwork skills 
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks with dynamic priorities
    • Detail oriented with exceptional planning and organizational skills
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Word, and Excel
    • Spanish bilingual a plus 
    • Ability to travel 10% 


    Methode Electronics is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: EEO Poster, if you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (708) 867-6777 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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