Plant FES (Faurecia Excellence System) and Productivity Manager - LEA10421

Function: Operations
Localization: Morocco
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 21st December 2017
Faurecia on a journey to transform the Automotive Industry toward an environmentally sustainable future with clean, connected and autonomous vehicles, creating innovative solutions for all our customers.
We are a highly motivated and passionate team, that values Entrepreneurship, Autonomy and Accountability.
If you are a high energy individual, that wants to grow further to reach your full potential, come to Faurecia to join the journey !
Our  Division is looking for a Plant FES (Faurecia Excellence System) and Productivity Manager for its Plant at KENITRA (Morocco).
The main missions of the role are to:
    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.
    1. 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.
      • 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 FES/Lean principles workshops. 
    1. 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:
  • Minimum education level:  Bachelor degree in Business or Engineering
  • Experience:
    • 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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