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Deputy Plant Manager

Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  5744

Overall responsibilities and duties:

The role of Area Production Manager is to manage UAPs within a production plant.

The main missions of the role are:

  • Manage the safety, quality, deliveries, and financials of the operational part of the plant
  • Responsible for financials related to the UAP’s OI ( manufacturing, costs, DL, scarp, reworks….) cash ( WIP, FG,PPAP)
  • Fully responsible for PDP attainment
  • Be a proxy for the Plant Manager when he/she is absent from the plant
  • Manage the UAPs and have daily management control of the operations and face to face interaction with UAP Managers
  • Support the Plant Manager for budget preparation and presentation, forecast, and month end review
  • Contribute in the people review and PRCS
  • Coordinate within the UAP all actions to improve financials (MIP, VAVE, and FES…Hoshin plan…)
  • Be heavily involved in the program review and actions relative to plant readiness for new launches (PT, MPT, EMPT)
  • Ensure smooth inbound and outbound information flows
  • Ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensure the Faurecia Excellence System implementation in the production area
  • Fulfil legal responsibilities and interact with local authorities once Plant Manager is absent
  • Ensure staffing, induction, training, and development of area employees
  • Support social climate and labor relations
  • Review and sign off CAR for New Programs or General P&E in support of SPM and the Plant Manager
  • Maintain monthly reviews of TRS for Capacity Equipment



The ideal candidate will have/be:

Minimum education level: Bachelor’s Degree


  • Proven experience in production management in the automotive industry
  • Proven experience in team management


Skills and competencies:

  • Ability to build and manage a budget
  • Results oriented
  • Minimum bi-lingual (English required)
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management
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