Product Line Industrial Projects Manager (M/F) - OPE16196

Function: Operations
Localization: France - Ile de France - Etampes
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 11th June 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 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 Foam and Accessories Product Line is looking for an Industrial Projects Manager for its TechCenter based at Etampes (91). 

 

Essential responsibilities and duties: 

 

The Industrial Projects Manager is responsible for Process Excellence and capacity management, including investments execution.

He is working with The Industrial Performance Director and the Product Line Director to define footprint strategy in relation with plants capabilities & capacities. He is building and leading deployment plans on new processes and technologies in partnership with ME & R&D teams for all regions : EU, US and Asia. He is supporting plants for Industrial Projects and capex execution.

 

The main missions of the role are:


Process Excellence / Process Innovation :

  • Participate to definition of Product line strategy, support plants to build their strategic plan and Capex
  • Lead Process continuous improvement and breakthrough solutions to support industrial strategy

  • Ensure execution of major industrial projects defined in the budget (New processes, New equipments, major transformations, …)

  • Ensure interface with R&D team : Represent Product Line Plants in strategic orientations and technical definition for all processes of the product line including Chemistry.

  • Partner with ME organization to develop new transversal technologies.

  • Support US and Asia on process development / deployment projects for foams and Accessories.

Capacity Management :

  • Manage capacity requirements versus measured workload per project in each plant and propose adapted investments.
  • Support plants to manage Serial life changes (ECR or internal VAVE) if it requires process changes and/or footprint changes, including interface with Serial Life Managers in case of multi sites projects.

  • Update and project footprint with capacity utilization including potential acquisitions

  • Propose adaptation of footprint strategy to optimize plants utilization and competitivity.


Capex Management :

  • Support plants to build their strategic plan & capex budget

  • Ensure that site investments are compliant with standards & FES Equipment design methodologies

  • Regular reviews and consolidation of the forecast vs budget investments of the Product Line

  • Ensure that the CAR process is properly applied, assumptions are aligned with BP & Budget and Investment tools  (CARgo, CoCa, ..) are correctly used

  • Facilitate relation with BG to get CAR validated

  • Contribute with technical solutions to optimize investments (technical solutions, payback, …)

 

The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Minimum education level: Engineering degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Experience :
  • Experience in Automotive Industry, in Process Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in manufacturing processes
  • 3+ years experience in Industrial projects management mandatory
  • Experience in Automation / robotization implementation mandatory
  • Lean thinking, FES experience would be a must to have

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