Faurecia Excellence Systems Productivity Manager - OPE16355

Function: Operations
Localization: United States - Indiana - FORT WAYNE
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 9th September 2019

Essential responsibilities and duties

1.        Provide FES expertise and coaching (HSE, Quality, EE, PC&L and Production system) based on 11 lean manufacturing principles to contribute to achieve operational business.

2.        Accountable within the  MOD cost budget  for the construction & achievement of  an efficient plant productivity plan, through “MOD cost management”  & “MOD cost improvement” 

3.        Pilot and animate the FES & P network within their perimeter as well as participating in the Division and BG activities

 

Job performance evaluation criteria: MOD budget achievement, FES deployment, FES training and coaching effectiveness measured through Group / BG / Division FES audit score.


The main missions of the role are:


1.        Provide FES expertise and coaching (HSE, Quality, EE, PC&L and Production system) based on 11 lean manufacturing principles to contribute to achieve operational business.

·         Assist the Plant Managers in developing the budget and strategic Plan (SP) for the region (based on benchmarking and gap analysis) plus validating the Plant Improvement Plans (PIP).

·         Define FES&P priorities to achieve plant targets (plant output targets and FES&P input activities).

·         Confirm the relevance of the PIP in the achievement of the budget and SP target (including new

        Programs, new technologies/Digital transformation/footprint)

·         Perform shop floor diagnosis and define recommendations.

·         Ensure that FES Principles are applied/respected in Programs from design stage (Standard Process Deployment to layout, work content, cardboard workshop activities, validation of : Equipment design, MIFD, process layout, packaging, etc. in accordance with FES principles)

·         Provide, according to needs, FES knowledge and skills to the plant team, in their correct daily use of the FES standards (through training and coaching activities)

·         Propose FES training plan by function to plants/division according the PIP and the gap to FES skills requirement.

·         Support the Plant Manager for new plants: in FES deployment plan definition, implementation & tracking

·         Be an active change agent supporting sites, by cultivating an FES & Lean Manufacturing mind set.

 

2.        Accountable within the  MOD cost budget  for  the construction & achievement of  an efficient plant productivity plan, through “MOD cost management” & “MOD cost improvement” 

·         MOD Cost Management by plant:

o   Ensure routings and coefficient data management for standard labor cost accuracy.

o   Contribute to MOD budget construction by validating the analysis the total DL cost breakdown based on DLE, DLP and the productivity plan.

o   Ensure DLE/DLP tracking process by using the P&L. Contribute to closing the direct labor cost gap, through budget analysis and detailed action plan.

o   Ensure that Plants create conditions to meet SW adherence (training, rigor and discipline application)

·         MOD cost improvement:

o   Validate and review systematically the Plant Productivity Plans with Plant Managers

o   Contribute and coach on the correct tool selection and effective implementation. (Such as 5 Hoshin Basics, DLE/DLP levers assessment, linked to KPIs measuring Labor performance.

 

3.        Pilot and animate the FES & P network as well as participating in the Division and BG activities

·         Liaise with Group Experts to ensure knowledge of Group Standards and best practices are developed

·         Manage Division/own perimeter FES network through meetings, trainings, projects, sharing best practices,..).

·         Ensure the assessment, training and development of the FES&P network


The ideal candidate will have/be:

Minimum education level:  Master’s degree.

Experience:

  • Recommended 5 years of FES (or equivalent) practice at Plant level
  • Recognized experience and ability to improve process KPIs in a plant by using FES principles
  • Proven experience in a management/leadership role in a plant
  • Previous working experience of program environment (PLTL, PMS..) is a plus
  • Network animation, coaching and influencing/persuasion skills
  • Developed communication skills, ability to negotiate mainly internally and often at higher levels
  • Continuous improvement mind-set
  • Ability to master change
  • Full P&L and levers understanding
  • Fluent English language knowledge: written and spoken

 

Skills and competencies

·         Problem Diagnosis and analytic skills to understand contexts and define/support the definition of action plans

·         Customer and Business understanding: ability to understand and manage the different customer requirements and work within a matrix environment 


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