PC&L Serial Life Leader - PRO22816

Function: Production Control & Logistics
Localization: Portugal - Viseu - Nelas
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 1st 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.
"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."
Our Europe South Division is looking for a PC&L Serial Life Leader  for its Nelas Plant at Portugal.


Essential responsibilities and duties

The mission of the PC&L Serial Life Leader is to support Plants and PC&L Managers in achieving their budget and objectives in term of costs, inventories and customer service.

The role can be summarized in:

  • Develop and implement improvement roadmaps and action plans, in relation with the plants and the management of the Division and of the Business Group.

  • When required, organize on-site operational support to plants to manage critical supply situations

  • Contribute to knowledge sharing and best practices cross-fertilization by being an active member of the Value-Chain Network.

  • Ensure plant implementation of PC&L methods and tools ( JNI, 7IB, 7DB, LISA NG, Cycle Counting, POD System Usage, etc)

  • Provide plant with PC&L standards: Material Information Flow Analysis (MIFA), Milk run, leveling, etc.

  • Set up the means to achieve the action plan and ensure results.

  • Support management in the implementation of PC&L tools and provide technical support to other functions.

  • Identify and implement best practices.

  • Temporary backup for missing plant resources, using resources from the Central Value- Chain team or from Operations

  • Capacity to track and manage risk on supply chain , coordinating the global need and defining priorities

  • Ensure supply chain capacity for global ESD perimeter 


Deliverables, Performance Indicators:

  • Inventories (value and days)

  • Inventory accuracy

  • MPM’s ( internal and external) – including incompletes




Experience/ Skills and competencies:
  • Master's degree

  • Recognized experience and ability to improve supply chain communication

  • Multi-functional & Multi-cultural communication, foreign experience a plus

  • Fluent English language knowledge: written and spoken

  • Knowledge of the logistics systems, ability to analyze data

  • Lean Management and industrial experience in complex environments

  • Network animation, coaching and influencing/persuasion skills

  • Developed communication skills, ability to negotiate mainly internally and often at higher levels

  • Continuous improvement mind-set

  • Ability to master change

  • Problem Diagnosis and analytic skills to understand contexts and define/support the definition of action plans

  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively (>75%)


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