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Production and Operations Management Opportunities

Date:  03-Jun-2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  Indiana / Ohio (Multiple)
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  14700


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.


With new innovations and trends, we are always interested in learning about new talent to join our plant operations team across the Faurecia Clean Mobility Division. If you are a passionate and driven manufacturing operations leader we want to hear from you!

Production Manager -  Manages the effective operation of the Production Team, as well as HR issues for team members.

  • 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 Production 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 Production System Efficiency (PSE) 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.


Deputy Plant Manager – Manages the Production Managers, 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


Minimum education level: Bachelor’s Degree

Experience / Skills:

  • Proven experience in production management in the automotive industry
  • Proven experience in team management
  • Team Player
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Lean Manufacturing / Continuous Improvement


** This posting is used for considering candidates for current and upcoming openings through Indiana and Ohio.

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