Automotive Operational Leader - OPE16353

Function: Operations
Localization: United States - Indiana - Columbus
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 3rd September 2019

Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer


"New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for the Cockpit of the Future and sustainable mobility. If you're willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow's cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be!"

Our Clean Mobility division is looking for an Operational Leader in Indianapolis, IN.


The Operational Leader is responsible for driving the management of a plant, and we are seeking leaders with entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to make an impact within this role.


At Faurecia, the ideal candidate will be:


·         A LEADER who can:

o   Inspire, lead and develop Autonomous Production Unit Managers and the support function managers (HR, Quality, Finance, Logistics, Purchasing, etc.)

o   Help oversee the staffing, induction, training and development of plant employees

o   Develop future Faurecia experts and managers to grow professionally

o   Manage social climate and labor relations

o   Ensure employees’ safety, foster respect for the environment and champion security of the plant


·         A BUSINESS PARTNER who can:

o   Contribute to driving plant Quality, Cost, Delivery and People (QCDP) performance

o   Participate in building and meeting the plant budget

o   Foster strong relations with the customer

o   Drive supplier performance improvement

o   Fulfill legal responsibilities and interface with local authorities


·         An OPERATIONS EXPERT who can:  

o   Maintain and seek improvements for product/process QCD; optimize plant lay-out and equipment usage

o   Ensure smooth inbound and outbound information flow

o   Strive to maintain manufacturing readiness and launches at plant level

o   Define and implement a deployment plan for the Faurecia Excellence System

o   Drive plant improvement networks and collaborate cross-functionally to identify continuous improvement processes


At Faurecia, the ideal candidate will find opportunities for:

·         Management of people and processes

·         Professional development and growth

·         Working within a diverse team, focused on results

·         Leveraging his/her entrepreneurial mindset to positively impact the business

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