Faurecia Excellence System Specialist-Chattanooga - OPE15896

Function: Operations
Localization: United States - Tennessee - Chattanooga
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 29th January 2019

 Faurecia and its Partner Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers


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 smart life on board 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 Seating Division is looking for a FES (Faurecia Excellence System) Specialist to work directly for our Partner Total Network Manufacturing (TNM-NA) in Chattanooga, TN.
The FES specialist reports to the Senior FES Manager and liaises with Group Experts to ensure their own knowledge of Group Standards and best practices is developed.The main missions of the role are to:
  • Provide FES expertise and experience, to assist the Operations Directors and Plant Managers, to build the Site “Breakthrough Plan” ensuring the appropriate priorities are set for “process” changes and related steps to achieve target
  • As set within the Site “Breakthrough Plan”, support the Management structure, if required, in the application of FES methodologies and tools through their active training and coaching on the Shop floor
  • Provide according to necessity, additional FES knowledge’s and skills to Managers and to FES Specialist in plants
  • FES Principles and Standards: Managers ensure the correct daily usage of the FES standards; FES Specialist ensure FES standards are used
  • Verify if FES principles are applied in Programs from design stage
  • Propose and promote best practices both within the Division and the Group

The ideal candidate will have/be:


  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering
  • Minimum 5, ideally 10 years of FES (or equivalent) practice at plant level
  • A recognized experience and ability to improve process KPIs in a plant by using FES principles
  • Proven experience in a manager role in a plant
  • Masters degree or equivalent level of experience preferred
  • Very good interpersonal relationship skills and trainer’s skills
  • Accept frequent business travel
  • Per Salary Training Plan Matrix

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