Group Lean Investment Manager - MAN16018

Function: Engineering (R&D, Manuf. Eng.)
Localization: France - Ile de France - Nanterre
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 11th February 2018
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
"Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.
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Challenge investments for the best conditions for production at optimized costs


Those main missions are:


1/ to coordinate FES Equipment Design through a network with all BGs and ME, R&D, Plant, Sales teams


2/ to support the BGs and help them to identify “how to invest better” regarding Standardization & Digital Enterprise


3/ to challenge BGs to make investment Strategic plan & Budget in line with Group targets 


4/ to coordinate new innovation subject cross BGs in phase M3 / M4 and to prepare standardization plan with expected benefit



    • Develop/Improve FES Equipment Design methodology with all BGs and check the application in each BG.


  •  Update FES ED methodology each year with all BGs

  •  develop master trainers in each BG able to deploy FES ED methodology in ME, R&D, Plant, sales department

  •  Make the BG ME function qualified in FES ED for every program

  •  Challenge BGs, to make sure they have the right application of FES ED, at shopfloor level



    • Support the BG’s to optimize capex with standardization development & Digital Enterprise deployment


  •  To help BGs in standardization (with Digital enterprise) development, deployment & transversalization

  •  Focus on benefit from standardization & from Digital Enterprise

  •  Check standard deployment plan done in Strategic plan & budget (roadmap)



    • Challenge Strategic Plan / Budget Process

  • Support the BGs and help them to make their strategic plan / Budget
      • Include benefit of each standard & each innovation, & Payback

  • Make sure capacity equipment / renewal plan are integrated in SP or Budget


  • Help BGs to build their roadmap of major projects

    • Make visible the main projects with all BGs
    • Define a plan with BGs to review each major project starting in the current year

    • Update the methodology to qualify main project in order to optimize capex


  • Follow-up to identify capex +/- or capex postponement.


    • Coordinate new innovation (& Digital Enterprise) versus capex needs & standardization

  • Update continuously the list of projects and be able to classify them in M3 to M4 phases.

  • Challenge BGs & AMSC team, about roadmap of M3 or M4 on monthly basis



Check with BGs each innovation is included as a standard in BGs intranet

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Engineering degree; 10 – 15 years of experience in Manufacturing (Plant Mger, Program Mger, ME director, FES division, …)
  • Good knowledge in Finance (P&L, BP, investment profitability indicators) 
  • Leader in FES/Lean Manufacturing  & Lean Line Design
  • Referent in technics to challenge BGs in main program, standardization plan, renewal plan, …
  • Comfortable with management of functional network and line management;
  • Able to manage workshop at shopfloor level and making presentation to executive VP

  • International mindset;
  • English required
  • Strong communication skills,

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