Project Launch Manager - MAN16055

Function: Engineering (R&D, Manuf. Eng.)
Localization: Thailand - Rayong - Rayong
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 11th 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.
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  • PMS Engineer vs PMS Manager:  depending on the scope and level of experience

 

Description:

 

Purpose of the job :

He / she guarantees the timely implementation of the Faurecia Program Management System (PMS) standards, for all programs within the CBU/Division/Region, with a proactive approach to meet the KPI objectives.

He / she contributes directly to the improvement of the PMS system and the organization of the PMS milestones.

 

Responsibilities:

(S)he has to:

 

Ensure PMS implementation

  • Ensure that PMS milestones together with the Program Manager and the functions, when applicable, are prepared and correctly performed
  • In agreement with the Program Director, escalade to the BG, PMS issues and ensure the follow-up until resolution.
  • Support the Program Managers & Program Director for the Program Review Committee preparation.
  • Attend to the Gate Review meetings (also QVRs, TVRs, MD Reviews)
  • Support the Program Manager for internal or external program audits (e.g. Faurecia Excellence System (FES) audits).
  • Ensure that next phase activities plan is properly performed before each new phase (i.e. planning workshop)
  • Make sure that the Production Trials are planned with anticipation with launch book or launch readiness
  • Ensure the appropriate usage of the Program management IT system (Helios, E-step…), support end-users  and participate to the improvement of the tools
  • Ensure that program experience is capitalized in knowledge management to improve future programs’ performance. Share best practices to all programs in his/her scope.

 

 

Train

  • Organize and Conduct PMS and PMS IT systems trainings and participate to the improvement of the modules.
  • Participate to the Operational systems school (FES school) and perform PMS training for specific cases if necessary
  • Individual coaching when necessary

 

Ensure reporting

  • Ensure that the reporting of all the CBU/Division/Region programs is done accurately in a timely manner
  • Update the list of Programs and the monthly KPI’s, and escalate  in case of deviation versus targets
  • Provide analysis (ie Red status programs, Gate Review failures).
  • Ensure that the alerts (reported in the Alert Management System) are solved in a timely manner

 

Propose improvements

  • Propose revisions for PMS improvements, training materials, PMS IT system.
  • Collect program Lessons Learned and propose best practices to the PMS Director.

 

Global Programs situation

  • For Global Programs, the PMS Manager of the lead Division assures coordination and synergies with the other divisions (Planning, PMS milestones, mandatory deliverable evidences and lessons learned).

 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have/be:

 

Education:

·         Bachelor degree in engineering

 

Experience:

·         Experience in Engineering or Quality or Purchasing in Automotive sector (car manufacturer/Tier)

·         Experience in project management area

 

Seniority:

·         2 years or more for PMS Engineer

·         5 years or more in programs in Automotive industry

 

Nice to have:

·         International experience

·         Demonstrate manufacturing experience through operational position within plant

 

 Technical skills:

·         Knowledge of quality tools (FMEA, design of experiment, “QRCI”/problem solving skills)

 

For PMS Engineer:

·         Knowledge of Faurecia Program Management System (internal) or Program management knowledge in particularly in matrix organization (external)

For PMS Manager:

·         Master of Faurecia Program Management System (internal) or Program management knowledge in particularly in matrix organization (external)

·         English fluent

 

Behavioural skills:

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·         Ability to train and coach

·         Network animation

·         Driving and convincing skill

·         Strong planning and organizing skills

·         Accountability and transparency

·         International mindset

Engineer Launch  Manager<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

 

  • PMS Engineer vs PMS Manager:  depending on the scope and level of experience

 

Description:

 

Purpose of the job :

He / she guarantees the timely implementation of the Faurecia Program Management System (PMS) standards, for all programs within the CBU/Division/Region, with a proactive approach to meet the KPI objectives.

He / she contributes directly to the improvement of the PMS system and the organization of the PMS milestones.

 

Responsibilities:

(S)he has to:

 

Ensure PMS implementation

  • Ensure that PMS milestones together with the Program Manager and the functions, when applicable, are prepared and correctly performed
  • In agreement with the Program Director, escalade to the BG, PMS issues and ensure the follow-up until resolution.
  • Support the Program Managers & Program Director for the Program Review Committee preparation.
  • Attend to the Gate Review meetings (also QVRs, TVRs, MD Reviews)
  • Support the Program Manager for internal or external program audits (e.g. Faurecia Excellence System (FES) audits).
  • Ensure that next phase activities plan is properly performed before each new phase (i.e. planning workshop)
  • Make sure that the Production Trials are planned with anticipation with launch book or launch readiness
  • Ensure the appropriate usage of the Program management IT system (Helios, E-step…), support end-users  and participate to the improvement of the tools
  • Ensure that program experience is capitalized in knowledge management to improve future programs’ performance. Share best practices to all programs in his/her scope.

 

 

  •  

    Behavioural skills:

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·         Ability to train and coach

·         Network animation

·         Driving and convincing skill

·         Strong planning and organizing skills

·         Accountability and transparency

·         International mindset

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