Programs Director (Faurecia Clean Mobility -FORD Customer Business Unit) - PRO24406

Function: Program Management
Localization: United States - Indiana - Columbus
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 11th January 2019
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 Faurecia Clean Mobility (FCM) Division is looking for a Programs Director to be based at Columbus, IN.
The role of the Programs Director is to:

Ensure the successful development and launch of new programs and manage the continuous improvement of the Faurecia Program Management System.  Drive program excellence across the FCM NAO (North American Organization) Division.


  • Ensure proper reporting and successfully launch/SOP of programs.

  • Ensure compliance to the Program Acquisition and Program Management System (i.e. Go-No-Go, RFQA)

  • Support PMS Governance to support Customer Business Unit (CBU),and Regional Business Unit (RBU).

  • Establishing Program Related objectives for the CBUs, RBUs in alignment with Business Goup (BG) Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

  • Selection, appraisal and development of Program Managers

  • Validate Business Plans for respective programs. Understanding of the financial tool (TM1), BP rules and owns the consolidated program-in-development financials. Look for consistency between Program Business Plans, Divisional Budgets, and actual performance.

  • Challenge Functional areas with “stretch” goals as opportunities in Business Plans

  • Look for risk in programs and launch actions to contain

  • Maintain and support strong relationship with the customer key impact members (Engineering, Quality)

  • Change Management oversight. Audit single list of change (SLC) compliance.

  • Drive continuous improvement in the PMS

  • Work with Product Line Manager (PLM) to stay informed of innovations on new programs for CBU

  • Global Program Management processes oversight

  • Help anticipate and facilitate Program Functional issues as necessary

  • Optimize transition of acquisition award activity into programs-in-development

  • Drive Program Excellence within CBU, RBU towards Flawless Launch (0,100,100,6)

  • Driving PM Technical Competencies through the use of convergence plan for achievement of next level

  • Lead, create, support various sections of the Program Manager training (i.e. on-boarding, etc.)

  • Drive optimization of Program resource loading and balance of Program LCC Activity

  • Support/conduct the audit of programs on a regular basis


The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Masters degree in technical field
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Program Manager or equivalent
  • Ability to understand key business/financial metrics
  • Results oriented  with strong written and oral communications skills
  • PMP certification or equivalent a plus
  • Ability to work in a matrix organisation
  • International mind set, overseas experience a plus
  • Minimum bi-lingual (English mandatory)
Key Leadership Competencies:
  • Drive for Results
  • Command Skills
  • Managing & Measuring Work
  • Managerial Courage
  • Informing
  • Conflict Management
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Community Involvement
  • Volunteering for On Campus Events

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