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FES&Productivity Engineer

Date:  23-Jun-2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  Columbus
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  36345

About Faurecia

Faurecia products and systems are in one out of three vehicles on the road today, including vehicles manufactured by the biggest and most well-known automotive brands in every region of the world.

Our comprehensive offer for SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY includes zero-emission hydrogen solutions, ultra-low emissions solutions, systems for advanced driver assistance and products made with a range of optimized and sustainable materials.

With our COCKPIT OF THE FUTURE, we create value for brands and connected experiences for consumers with our expertise in seating, interiors, lighting, body electronics, sensors, actuators and other display technologies and cockpit electronics.

But Faurecia is also so much more than a top-7 global automotive and technology leader. We inspire safer, more comfortable, more personalized and more sustainable mobility. We create advanced solutions to accelerate the transition towards CO2 neutrality.

We believe people matter. We work on challenges that matter. If you join us, you’ll take a journey that matters.

We’re hiring a FES & Productivity Engineer.

Our Clean Mobility Division is looking for a FES & Productivity Engineer for its manufacturing facility in Gladstone, IN to contribute to plant performance and profitability with direct labor focus and the FES operating principles application. At Plant level, provide FES expertise (HSE, Quality, EE, PC&L and Production system) based on 11 lean manufacturing principles to contribute to achieve operational business targets. They will contribute to the Plant MOD cost budget construction & achievement, through efficient “MOD cost management” & “MOD cost improvement plan”. They will be required to support FES network animation in the plant. 


You’ll work on challenges that matter.

This job will require you to:

  • Follow up on the FES deployment plan, to support the Plant Improvement Plan (PIP) execution
  • Provide, according to the needs, FES knowledge and skills to the plant team through training, coaching and education
  • Participle to FES Principles in Programs from design stage (lean process design, MIFD, validation of Equipment design, cardboard workshop activities, Standardized Work ,OHP, process layout, packaging, etc..)
  • Ensure routing and coefficient data management methodology is correctly applied and respected, for direct standard and actual Labor cost accuracy
  • Ensure DLE/DLP tracking process linked with the DL cost % results
  • Support SW construction and adherence, development of OHP (primarily GL and Supervisor role and routines), as the main foundations to achieve high levels of operational performance
  • Support the implementation of FES improvement tools for production reliability, change over Standards (flexibility), reduction of Line stoppages , Line balancing, and overall MOD efficiency
  • Ensure identification of MOD “Productivity Potential
  • Contribute to the lead time reduction though the implementation of continuous flow, layout optimization, pull-system and speed up flows works
  • Contribute to deploy FES culture at Supervisors & GAP Leader level
  • Propose and promote best practices within the Plant (FES Network)
  • Participate in Division level workshops to test the new” lean concept” or advanced tools


The ideal candidate.

To succeed in this position, you will ideally have:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business or Engineering
  • Minimum 1 year  of working experience within a production environment
  • Recognized experience and ability to improve processes and KPI's within a plant using FES principles
  • Previous plant launch experience and previous management experience is a plus
  • Network animation, coaching and influencing/persuasion skills
  • Ability to train and coach within the plant
  • Continuous improvement mind set
  • Ability to master change
  • Understand basic P&L and operational levers
  • Fluent English language knowledge: written and spoken
  • Problem Diagnosis and analytic skills to understand contexts and define/support the definition of action plans
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management

We believe people matter.

Faurecia is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Join us, and take a journey that matters.

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