Launch Manager

Posted 15 Feb 2022

Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung - Taiwan

Req Id 239277



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Your Role:

The Launch manager supports the launch activities for the new products in Kaohsiung and can be also the new products in Anseong Korea. The new plant in Kaohsiung will produce Patterning materials for our Semiconductor business in the company.


In your role, you are the Launch manager to manage the new product introduction process following the standard Accolade interface. Coordination with global and local stakeholders for the new product development is also part of the role. The target is to develop the new products among R&D, EL-OT and Operations for meeting the needs from customers.


After startup, you are the main contact for the new products launch in Patterning Kaohsiung to ensure all launch activities well developed and controlled.


The Launch manager:


In commercialization of new products, Launch management is a support role for quick manufacturing transfer without missing the timing of mass production of customers, and it plays a role to connect between R&D and Operations by making full use of a wide range of information and knowledge.

Take full ownership of the sample from request to Customer receipt, ensure coordination and communication with experts for fast response of the product samples.


We accurately convey the situation in R&D to Operation so that R&D can prepare the data necessary for Operation and commercialization. Launch management arranges to avoid creating gaps between each other.

Bring best practices as senior expertise from sheer technical and operational perspective into product launching process, to ensure that identified risks can be addressed before going to high volume manufacturing phase.

we also sometimes participate in or lead projects as needed.

Monitor and track all ongoing product launch activities which require the production facility, to make the best use of production capability for our Business.


Represent Semiconductor Materials Patterning Kaohsiung in matters of rapid sample delivery as part of the “Need for Speed” initiative, and take the important responsibility to make smooth product launch possible from R&D to Production.


The required abilities include "broad knowledge of commercialization", "communication skills", "problem-solving skills", and "leadership".

After joining the company (assignment), sufficient training will be provided for specific product knowledge and specialized knowledge.


Who you are:

  • Equal or better Bachelor degree (Master preferred) in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Pharmacy or related field.
  • Experience in managerial position with multinational company in New Production Introduction (Chemical, Pharmaceutical) or Manufacturing Industry is essential.
  • Professional experience in global project management or work in complex global environment (3-5 years as a guide).
  • Experience in international quality systems (Six Sigma, TQM, QA, GMP, ISO) beneficial.
  • Excellent command in English; excellent communication and intercultural skills.


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