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Head of Plant Operations/ UAP Manager (w/m/d)

Date:  22-Mar-2021
Country/Region:  DE
City:  Meerane
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  4845

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 Plant Operations/UAP Manager, to be based in Meerane.


Main responsibilities:


The Head of Plant Operations/UAP Manager is responsible for the planning and management of resouces (material and personnel) as well as the preparation of detailed planning to fulfill the customer production plan at the plant. In addition, the person ensures the safety and health care of employees, compliance with environmental regulations and budgeted costs in the annual budget to ensure the highest standard of quality and excellence in service.


Main Missions:


  • Operational Line Management (over all lines)
  • Operate Warehouse, line feeding, sequencing
  • To analyze and to plan the productive capacity in the line in order to be able to completing the client deliveries program, guaranteeing the quality within a minimum cost. (Shared responsibility with Engineering)
  • To guarantee the safety and health of employees under his/her responsability, taking part in the design and execution of  preventive plans of actions  and to fulfill the legislation in this matter.  (Shared responsibility with HR and Engineering)
  • To coordinate training of the personnel, to manage and to control the fulfillment in the enviromental targets in the plant. (Shared responsibility with HR)
  • To run the ACT Standards and empower the roles of all members within the ACT
  • To take part in the design of projects and industrial improvements medium and long term
  • To report plant results according to the department indicators
  • Stop the assembly process and the delivery of "non conform" products. (Shared responsibility with Plant Manager and Quality)
  • To focus on standardization, improvement, flexibility, quality
  • Conceptual elaboration regarding Layout and Opertations / shared with Engineering & Logistics


The ideal candidate will have:


  • Completed study course in Business Administration, Engineering or Supply Chain
  • Knowledge in cross cutting technologies and neighboring industries
  • Process guideline understanding (ISO TS, IAFT 16949 or similar)
  • Fundamental work experience in the field of logistics, ideally operations, within an automotive environment
  • Project Management experience
  • Preferably JIT/JIS experience
  • Agility to understand and adapt to Faurecia Organization
  • Intercultural and open mindset
  • Excellent communication skills in English and German (Verbally & written)
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set with a can do attitude
  • Strong Leadership experience and communication skills, to be able to act and develop team members

 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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