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FCM Program Manager

Date:  11-Jun-2021
Country/Region:  JP
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  19014

Title:                      Program Manager

Reports To:    CBU Director




Purpose of the job:

From program award until handover to production site, the Program Manager has the overall responsibility of the program in all aspects:

  • Lead program team as functional manager, with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Meet financial targets (Operating Income, cash, Internal Rate of Return, Upfronts, etc.)
  • Ensure customer satisfaction (timing, quality, costs, product performance, etc.)
  • Plan and execute all activities which contribute to program success
  • Ensure compliance code of ethics and code of management and escalate non-compliance items according to guidelines
  • Protect Faurecia interests and image




(S)he has to:

  • Secure staffing of  the whole Core Team from the functions, in due time
  • Build and monitor Master Schedule
  • Achieve program targets through development & deployment of program roadmaps and cascade program objectives and assignments to team members
  • Use Business Plan to monitor permanently convergence to financial expectations
  • Manage the core team and ensure cooperation with the functions and the plant(s),
  • Apply Program Management System (with successful and on time achievement of work packages, mandatory deliverables and key program milestones)
  • Identify risks and opportunities. Ensure risk management and alert process.
  • Arbitrate top issues internally or externally within the program,
  • Act as official Faurecia Program representative towards the customer to support its expectations while preserving company from risk exposure (like Engineering Change, planning…)
  • Support or take the lead of commercial negotiations for contract evolutions
  • Communicate and report relevant program status to secure proper management support on program issues
  • Ensure that program experience is capitalized in knowledge management to improve future programs’ performance













The ideal candidate will have/be:



  • Master's degree in Engineering or in Business Administration


Experience :

  • Experience in Engineering or Quality or Purchasing or Manufacturing in Automotive sector (car manufacturer/Tier)
  • Demonstrate product and process engineer experience
  • Team management experience
  • Experience in budget control and profit enhancement
  • Seniority (inside or outside Faurecia)

Program manager: 5 years experience in the functions above.


Nice to have:

  • International experience


 Technical skills:

  • Knowledge of quality tools (FMEA, design of experiment, “QRCI”/problem solving skills)
  • Finance skills (master business plan calculation)
  • Master Faurecia Program Management System (internal)
  • Program management knowledge in particularly in matrix organization (external)
  • Ability to develop strong customer relationships at senior level
  • English fluent speaker





Job Level:                      M&P    

Function:                       Program

Location:                        Japan

Organization:  FCM Japan    

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