PC&L Systems Leader - PRO23136

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 FAS South EuropeDivision is looking for a PC&L System Leader for its Seating Plant at Nelas.


Essential responsibilities and duties


The mission of the PC&L System Leader is to support Plants and PC&L Managers in set up data-processing solutions satisfying any request for criteria change or evolution respecting standards of Group.



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.



·         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)



·         Communicate Improvement initiatives: train and coach plant employees when necessary and carry out progress workshops in accordance with the plant PC&L manager.



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



·         Identify and implement best practices.



·         Ensure Know-how capitalization and check that standard forms are used.



·         Provide professional support and drive to ensure on-time implementation of actions



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






Deliverables, Performance Indicators:


     Inventories (value and days)



     Inventory accuracy



    ▪     POD System Usage KPIS



  • Experience/ Skills and competencies:
  • Master's degree
  • Recognized experience and ability to improve process KPIs in a plant 
  • 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
  • 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
  • Autonomy / Leadership / Team spirit / Autonomy / Openness to new ideas / Priorities management
  • Ability to design and deliver trainings
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively (>75%)


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