FES&Productivity Manager - OPE14770

Function: Operations
Localization: Poland - Dolnośląskie - Legnica
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 29th January 2018
Our FAD Division is looking for a FES (Faurecia Excellence System) & Productivity Manager for its site at Legnica.

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

  The main duties of the role are:

1. At Plant level, provide FES expertise and coaching (HSE, Quality, EE, PC&L and Production system) based on 11 lean manufacturing principles to contribute to achieve operational business targets

  • Contribute to the definition of the Plant Improvement Plan to achieve the budget
  • Lead construction and follow up of the FES deployment plan, to support the Plant Improvement Plan (PIP) execution.
  • Ensure understanding at plant level of 18 FES KPIs and the link with P&L results to properly prioritize the FES plan.
  • Provide, according to the needs, FES knowledge and skills to the plant team through training and coaching.
  • 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..).
  • Be an active change agent within his site, by cultivating an FES mind-set / Lean Manufacturing Concept.

2. Accountable for the Plant MOD cost budget construction & achievement, through efficient “MOD cost management” & “MOD cost improvement plan”.

MOD Cost Management at Plant level:

  • Ensure routing and coefficient data management methodology is correctly applied and respected, for direct standard and actual Labor cost accuracy.
  • Contribute to MOD budget construction by assuring the total DL cost breakdown is based on DLE, DLP and productivity plan.
  • Ensure DLE/DLP tracking process linked with the DL cost % results, contribute to direct labor cost gap to budget analysis and reaction plan.


MOD cost improvement:

  • Support SW construction and adherence, development of OHP (primarily GL and Supervisor role and routines), as the main foundations to achieve high levels of operational performance.
  • Support the implementation of  FES improvement tools for production reliability, change over Standards (flexibility), reduction of Line stoppages , Line balancing,  and overall MOD efficiency
  • Ensure identification of MOD “Productivity Potential, validate and animate with all managers their own Productivity Action Plan to achieve DL cost target.
  • Contribute to the lead time reduction though the implementation of continuous flow, layout optimization, pull-system and speed up flows by coaching and/or leading FES/Lean principles workshops. 


3. Animate the FES network within his plant as well as participate in the division network

  • Liaise with Division FES Network to ensure knowledge of Group Standards and best practices.
  • Manage plant FES 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

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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