Engineering FES & Productivity Manager (M/W) - OPE14681

Function: Operations
Localization: France - Franche-Comté - Bavans
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 22nd January 2018
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Our Clean Mobility Activity  is looking for an Engineering FES&P Manager for its Europe Division  at Bavans (25).

The mission of an Engineering FES&P manager is to maximize program performance and profitability with accountability on direct labour by strict application of the FES operating principles.


The role can be summarized in three parts, 

1. Contribute to the application and /respect of FES Principles in Programs from design stage (lean process design, MIFD, validation of Equipment design, cardboard workshop activities, Standardized Work ,OHP, process layout, packaging, etc..).
  • Participate in the EDW meeting and support the Line design by using FES principles (20 Line Design Guide Lines…)., contributing to optimize Capex and reduce DL costs

  • Participate in the cardboard workshop and define the future Process Design with the Plant, Program Manager, Program Manufacturing Leader and the Engineering coach

  • Support  Engineering Coach,  Program Manager and Program Manufacturing Leader by providing FES expertise and coaching (HSE, Quality, EE, PC&L and Production system) based on 11 lean manufacturing principles to contribute to achieve program business targets

  • Be an active change agent within his site, by cultivating an FES mind-set / Lean Manufacturing Concept

2. Train Engineering coach, Program Manager and Program Manufacturing Leader in his scope.


  • Provide the standard training for the new Engineering coach and certificate him
  • Ensure that the coach has the FES level to coach the Program Manager and Program Manufacturing Leader and support if him if necessary

  • Ensure that the Engineering coach teach the Program Manager and Program Manufacturing Leader following the training standard.


3. Animate the Engineering FES network and participate to the Division network
  • Liaise with Division FES Network to ensure knowledge of Group Standards and best practices.
  • Manage the Engineering Coach network through meetings, trainings, projects, sharing best practices
  • Propose and promote best practices within the Division (FES Network)
  • Participate in Division level workshops to test and/or improve new” lean concept” or advanced tools
Minimum education level:  Bachelor degree in Business or Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of managerial experience (UAP / PC&L / Quality Manager…)

  • Recommended 3 years of working experience within a production environment (e.g. Engineer, Supervisor, Manager level or equivalent)

  • Recognized experience and ability to improve processes and KPI's within a plant using FES principles

  • Previous plant launch experience and previous management experience is a plus

  • Experience in Programs and process is a plus

Skills and competencies

  • Network animation, coaching and influencing/persuasion skills

  • Ability to train and coach within all levels of the plant

  • Continuous improvement mind set
  • Ability to master change
  • Understand basic P&L and  operational levers
  • Fluent English language knowledge: written and spoken
  • Problem Diagnosis and analytic skills to understand contexts and define/support the definition of action plans

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