Autonomous Production Unit Manager - OPE15339

Function: Operations
Localization: Tunisia - Tunisia - Ben Arous
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 8th July 2018
At Faurecia, we are passionate about automobiles. We are experts in the design, production and delivery of six major vehicle modules: seats, cockpits, acoustic packages, doors, front ends and exhaust systems. With 60,000 professionals located throughout 28 countries and a turnover of 10.7 billion euros, we have established ourselves as one of the world's leading automotive equipment manufacturers. Faurecia, a driving force… for your professional growth.

Our Division Comfort&Trim System is looking for a Autonomous Production Unit Manager to be based at its Production Plant at Ben Arous Tunisia.
 
The role of an Autonomous Production Unit (UAP) Manager is to manage the effective operation of the UAP Team, as well as HR issues for team members. The main mission of the role are to:
  • Follow production plans, as well as Group standard processes; assure feasibility of production plans.
  • Achieve financial targets: prepare and present the UAP budget; manage the actual production costs based on "ideal" costs; maintain product margin, and monitor serial productivity (labor level, material consumption, etc.).
  • Manage the UAP team: assure appropriate staffing, maintain working environment according to Group Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) standards , detect and advise training needs, share information (transparency), participate in career management initiatives, etc.
  • Serve as official plant representative to the customer: meet established customer specifications concerning cycle time, delivery, quality, quantity and costs; implement preventative and corrective measures in the production process to assure that customer demands are properly met; coordinate with client's quality team to meet all customer standards.
  • Implement action plans in order to improve functionality/productivity and to obtain program and Group objectives; make necessary corrective adjustments.
  • Participate in the creation of Production System Efficiency (PSE) projects.
  • Coordinate resource planning with Industrial Engineering department concerning stocks, equipment, staffing, activities, etc.
  • Maintain dashboard indicators/status reports to monitor lead time, supply-chain targets, HSE performance, etc.

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Master's degree in engineering with a specialisation in Production
  • At least 5 years of production experience
  • 3-5 years team management experience
  • Operational knowledge of Production methods (Kanban, 5S, Hoshin, TPM, GPAO)
  • Minimum bi-lingual (English, Deutch required)

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