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Plant Manager

Date: 
Country/Region:  DE
City:  Zwickau
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  4185

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 Plant Manager, to be based in Zwickau.

 

Main Responsibilities:


The plant manager guarantees a successful plant; i.e. fulfilling yearly budget; fulfilling yearly productivity improvement - measured by number of MOD / MOI / STAFF, continuous improvement of processes in assembly, logistics and warehouse; fulfilling all internal and external short- and long-term targets especially fulfilling yearly quality targets (internal and customer-targets) while achieving full customer satisfaction and while creating quality awareness within his plant organization; motivation of plant team; good relationship to the customer; development of the performance continuously as well as providing and realizing industrial state of the art and future strategy in the respective plant.

 

Main Missions:

 

  • Assure customer satisfaction within the economic framework
  • Improve plant performance in line with given budget values and long-term objectives and respect to financial-, quality targets, HSE requirements, in-time deliverables as well as customer satisfaction
  • Support in the recruiting, onboarding and training of plant staff
  • Apply legal and corporate standards
  • Acquire and drive acquisitions in new/additional business for cont9inous profitable growth within the plant
  • Manage and develop team members
  • Support and execute ‘best practice’ inside plant and continuously manage benchmarking approach internally and externally
  • Regular updates to regional management
     

The ideal candidate will have:

 

  • Completed study course, preferably in mechanical engineering or similar
  • Proven and successful experience in a production environment, ideally automotive with JIS/JIT experience
  • Solid knowledge of ISO TS and IAFT 16949 & ISO 14001
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Agility to understand and adapt to Faurecia Organization
  • Intercultural and open mindset
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills in English and German (Verbally & written)
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set with a can do attiude
  • Strong Leadership experience and communication skills, to be able to act and develop team members
  • Preferably Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma experience

 

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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