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Head of Logistic Plant

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Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  1522

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.

 

For our SAS Division, we are currently recruiting for a Head of Logistic Plant, to be based in Zwickau.

 

Main Responsibilities:

 

The Head of Logistic Plant is responsible for the organization of the inbound logistics infrastructure and improvement of logistics performance according to delivery objectives, quality objectives and financial objectives as well as procurement/material planning and stock.

 

Main Missions:

 

  • Improvement of Logistics performance according to delivery targets, quality targets and financial targets
  • Problem and conflict management with the suppliers in terms of daily deliveries, price issues and contract issues
  • Product change management, tracking survey of changing components compliance with time, cost and deployment requirements and tracking of price negotiations for changes
  • Ensure that the customer activity plan is applied to the plant programming
  • Price negotiations regarding transport providers in term of cost, utilization, etc. shared with corporate SCM
  • Report on plant results according to the department indicators to corporate logistics
  • Material planning/procurement of Tier 2 components to cover all part requirements for assembly
  • Responsibility for supply guarantee of subcomponents to cover our material request for cockpit assembly
  • Responsibility for stock inventory optimizing into considerations of transportation
  • Avoidance of obsolescenes
  • Control of balanced truck arrival management
  • Monitoring of transport costs incl. analysis
  • Representative for load securing
     

The ideal candidate will have:

 

  • Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or similar
  • Profound experience in logistics, supply chain management and purchasing, ideally in automotive
  • Know-how in operative supply procedures and transport norms
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set with a can do attiude
  • Strong Leadership experience and communication skills, to be able to act and develop team members
  • Agility to understand and adapt to Faurecia Organization
  • Intercultural and open mindset
  • FMEA and material handling experience
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Standard PC Software knowledge (MS Office etc) and SAP
     

What we offer:

 

  • Exciting and varied tasks in a company with future-oriented business areas
  • Flexible working time models and home office options
  • Very competitive and performance-oriented salary packages
  • An open and international corporate culture with various company events
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