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Logistics - Rotational Leadership Development Program

Date:  13-Jan-2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  AUBURN HILLS HQ R&D
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  11954

Description:

Faurecia North America is looking for recent graduates (up to 2 years of experience) on Logistics and Production Control to join our Rotational Development Program (RDP) and commit to long term growth and development with Faurecia. The program’s content is built off the academic knowledge received by the candidate while completing their bachelor’s or master’s degree as well as the individual needs, capabilities and objectives of the candidate. The RDP is a two-year program consisting of three 8-month rotations that take place in various Faurecia facilities. Upon successful completion of the program, the candidate will be placed in a permanent key position within their core field.


As a part of this program, you can expect to:

  • Develop your leadership and decision-making skills through various project assignments and daily tasks
  • Gain cross-cultural exposure and experience
  • Receive regular guidance from an experienced mentor in your core field
  • Build an extensive network within the organization
  • Attend training sessions and workshops
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management

 

 

 

Your position and environment:

 

Your 1st rotation role and responsibilities will be based in a Faurecia facility manufacturing plant in the United States for 8 months.

 

In a strong cross-cultural environment, your first two rotations will be:

Rotation I – Operations 

Purpose of this rotation: Learn production & the Faurecia Excellence System

       

  • Learn the operation (technologies, products, etc.) from the production floor  
  • Rotation will include 3 weeks on production line supporting different shifts and different lines 
  • Minimum of 4 months operating in role of Production Supervisor 
  • Attend Faurecia Operational Systems School 
  • Successful Manager Training 

 

Rotation II – Materials Management  

Purpose of this rotation: Understand MRP Systems 

  • Spend time supporting and working as a Master Scheduler - PIC, PDP, MRP, Customer Interactions 
  • Spend time supporting and working as a Material Planner - LISA, Releases, Inventory Control, Segmentation 
  • Learn 7 Inventory Basics (transactions, receiving, cycle counting, reconciliation) 
  • Spend time supporting and working as an Engineering Change Coordinator - Product life cycle (launch through end of life and serial life management) 
  • Work with Bill of Materials/Engineering Change Management 

 

Your next rotations will be based on your aspirations, our future business needs, as well as your performance assessments after each rotation. Rotation examples: Material Planner, Warehouse Manager, Packaging and PC&L Supervisor.

 

Who are you?

The ideal candidate will:

Have a bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Operation Management or Supply Chain or other relevant degree field

2+ years of experience preferred.

Be a highly motivated self-starter capable of problem solving in a fast-paced, autonomous environment.

Be willing to relocate at the conclusion of each rotation.

Key competencies to have and develop:

  • Learning on the fly
  • Dealing with ambiguity – capability to work in a matrix environment
  • Autonomy, reliability
  • Communication, to all levels of the organization
  • Priority setting
  • Team player
  • Analytical mindset, cross-cultural sensitivity and speaking another language (French, Spanish…) are a plus
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