Industrialization and Tooling Manager (M/F) - OPE14021

Function: Operations
Localization: France - Centre - Nogent-sur-Vernisson
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 1st February 2018
 Faurecia souscrit au principe d'équité en matière d'emploi 
Au sein de Faurecia, nous sommes tous passionnés par le monde de l'automobile. Nous sommes experts dans la conception, la production et la livraison des meilleurs technologies, systèmes et services  auprès des constructeurs automobiles sur les principaux marchés des 5 continents. Si vous partagez notre ambition pour la perfection technique et notre passion de l'automobile, Faurecia, vous offre une opportunité de carrière.
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Our Frames Division is looking for a Plant FES and Productivity Manager to be based within its Production Plant in Nogent-sur-Vernisson (Loiret, 45).
The mission FES&P Plant manager is to maximize plant performance and profitability with accountability on direct labour by strict application of the FES (Faurecia Excellence System) operating principles.  
The main missions of the role are:
 1. At Plant level, provide FES expertise and coaching (HSE, Quality, EE, PC&L and Production system) based on 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 Key Performance Indicators and the link with Profit & Loss results to properly prioritize the FES continuous improvement plan.
    • Provide, according to the needs, lean knowledge and skills to the plant team through training and coaching.
    • Contribute to the application and /respect of lean 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 Lean Manufacturing Concept and Mindset.
 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 Direct Labord cost breakdown is based on Direct Labor Efficiency, Direct Labor Productivity and productivity plan. 
  • MOD cost improvement:
    • Support standardized work construction and adherence, development of OHP (primarily Gap Leader and Supervisor role and routines), as the main foundations to achieve high levels of operational performance.
    • Support the implementation of  continuous 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 Direct Labor cost target.
    • Just-in-time production: 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 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
The ideal candidate will have/be:
Education Level / Experience:
  • Master degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of managerial experience (UAP or Production Manager / PC&L Manager…)
  • Recommended 3 years of working experience within a production environment (e.g. Engineer, Supervisor, Manager level or equivalent)
  • Experience in an Automotive Supplier company is a plus
  • 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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