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Industrial and Digital Projects Director

Date:  10-Jun-2021
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  19007


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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.



Essential responsibilities and duties


Manage Interface between AFO, Plants and Programs for new programs within the CVI NAO RBU


Define and execute with AFO/Purchasing/CBU new program industrial assumptions to secure acquisitions & improve Business Plan

  • Definition of footprint for new programs, optimization of program-related Capex with best utilization of existing assets
  • Review of New Programs: attendance to Division committees for New Programs, analysis of Plant readiness for launches, attendance to major program milestones witnessed by OEMs (MPT, PPAP, …)
  • Meetings with OEMs, to ensure understanding of expectations and to support CBUs in the relationship


Prepare successful launch of all products within NAO CVI RBU through cross functional leadership of all core value streams


Install effective Launch Management discipline including process, communication, governance, and results tracking.


Deploy green stream in NAO CVI plants


Develop industrial strategy for NAO CVI RBU incl. make--or-buy strategy, capacity and capability management, flexibility, and investments


Lead industrial transformation for NAO CVI driven by new technologies and digitalization incl. management of initiatives in the region


Lead the Digital Transformation function incl. prioritizing, planning, and delivering transformation projects on time and within budget


Lead the transition of digital innovations into long-term production operations

Execute Group and BG digital road map within NAO CVI RBU


Deploy FES and integrate the Digital transformation

  • Drive FES implementation by appropriate training and experience of their direct support team on FES tools and expertise, necessary to achieve targeted operational performance



Monitor plant industrial performance and support operations to achieve goals


Work across the organization and support initiatives and identify opportunities to maximize the strategic impact of the digital transformation


Implement an organization which promotes employee empowerment


Ensure safety of employees through adequate organization and compliance of equipment to safety standard



The ideal candidate will have/be:


Bachelor or Masters in Engineering

5-10 years of relevant experience

Industrial expertise in CVE production

Proven Program and Launch Management Skills

Demonstrated success prioritizing and launching technology solutions on-time by partnering with cross-functional teams

Proven experience in production management and lean manufacturing

Extended Digital skills

Communication and networking skills


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Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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