Production Control and Logistics Leader - PRO23448

Function: Production Control & Logistics
Localization: United States - Michigan - Auburn Hills
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 26th January 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 Seating Division is looking for a Production Control and Logistics Leader for its Headquarters in Auburn Hills, MI.
The main missions of the role are to:
  • Develop all PC&L Budget line items for the assigned program
  • Ensure on-time completion of Program work packages for PC&L through Gate #4
  • Highlight and advise Management regarding issues affecting Program success.
  • Attend frequent meeting with Controllers to ensure Plant PC&L costs are aligned with Program business plans.
  • Conduct On-Site Customer and Supplier Readiness review, then develop and manage Up-to Schedule Plans.
  • Interface with all appropriate Faurecia Program Management, Engineering, Launch and Plant personnel to proactively manage relevant items, contain costs, ensure Customer and Faurecia timelines/milestones are met, supplier and plant issues addressed.
  • Develop packaging requirements, quotes, allocate containers, resolve packaging issues.
  • Define and execute internal flow concepts and storage layout.
  • Calculate manpower requirements for PC&L.
  • Build ramp up plan to support Customer launch schedule.
  • Support Plant team to setup EDI flow for Customers and Suppliers.
  • Support the Plant process for spare parts delivery.
  • Identify risks and opportunities to the Program Business Plan.

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Bachelor of Science in a related Logistics or Engineering discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Masters Degree preferred.
  • 5-10 year's experience in a JIT Seating environment.
  • Good understanding of ERP usage and Functionalities.
  • Transportation pattern organization (milk runs, cross-docks...).
  • MIFA/MIFD design, targets MIFA/MIFD definition.
  • Plant Layouts- CAD experience.
  • Ability to speak Spanish preferred.
  • "Quick" in-plant evaluation ability from prior manufacturing experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to travel at least 25% of the time.
  • Global experience.

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