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UAP Manager level 1

Country/Region:  US
City:  DEXTER Arvin Road
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  2159

Title of the position

Autonomous Production Unit (UAP) Manager

BG / Division / Site

FCM/ NAO/ Dexter

Directly reporting to

Plant Manager

Functionally reporting to



Overall responsibilities and duties:


The role of an Autonomous Production Unit (UAP) Manager is to manage the effective operation of the UAP Team, as well as HR issues for team members. 

The main missions of the role are:

  • Follow production plans, as well as Group standard processes; assure feasibility of production plans,
  • Achieve financial targets: prepare and present the UAP budget;  manage the actual production costs based on "ideal" costs; maintain product margin, and monitor serial productivity (labor level, material consumption, etc.),
  • Manage the UAP team: assure appropriate staffing, maintain working environment according to Group Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) standards , detect and advise training needs, share information (transparency), participate in career management initiatives, etc,
  • Serve as official plant representative to the customer: meet established customer specifications concerning cycle time, delivery, quality, quantity and costs; implement preventative and corrective measures in the production process to assure that customer demands are properly met; coordinate with client's quality team to meet all customer standards,
  • Implement action plans in order to improve functionality/productivity and to obtain program and Group objectives; make necessary corrective adjustments,
  • Participate in the creation of PSE (Production System Efficiency) projects.
  • Coordinate resource planning with Industrial Engineering department concerning stocks, equipment, staffing, activities, etc,
  • Maintain dashboard indicators/status reports to monitor lead time, supply-chain targets, HSE performance, etc.



The ideal candidate will have/be:

Minimum education level: Master's degree in engineering with a specialisation in Production,

Experience :

  • At least 5 years of production experience,
  • 3-5 year team management experience,


Skills and competencies

  • Operational knowledge of Production methods (Kanban, 5S, Hoshin, TPM, GPAO),
  • 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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