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Plant Production, Control & Logistics Manager

Date:  22-Jul-2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  toledo
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  21072


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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.



Main Mission

The role of a Plant Production Control and Logistics Manager is to manage the production control and logistic activities of the plant at the lowest cost with the best service, deploy the PC&L standards processes and continuously improve their effectiveness, efficiencies and sustainability.

The Plant PC&L Manager is accountable for Plant PC&L Budget realization (Inventories, Logistics and Pc &l Headcount) and for the execution of the PCL standard processes related to Customer management and deliveries, production planning, internal and external flows managements.


Deliverables, Performance Indicators

  • Financials : transportation costs, inventory level : Adherence to budget, PC&L overall budget
  • Delivery : Customer satisfaction : MPM, Number of incomplete vehicles
  • systems : KPI related to FCS and standard tools usage ( for ex : PIC PDP adherence, Master data accuracy, JNI usage), KPI related to PC&L fundamentals adherence



Business planning & Entrepreneurship

  • Build and commit on PC&L Budget, as per Division/BG PC&L strategy (inventories, transportation, digital tools, shared service scope, etc.).
  • Ensure adequate staffing, training and development of team members.
  • Lead the logistics team and set PC&L objectives according to ownership/accountability for the PC&L team members (as per described in the RASIC chart)
  • Ensure the strict respect of SLA (service level agreement) with shared services and maintain constant communication with to ensure full alignment on strategy and execution.
  • Agree on the recharge cost from shared services according to business model
  • Measure and communicate results in a transparent way.


Process standardization and development

  • Ensure customer satisfaction: anticipate customer requirements and maintain good relationships, manage the launch of new programs within the plant, supervise day-to-day activities.
  • Monitor logistics processes: From Long term planning set up to Day-to-day activities supervision: prepare and propose the Sales and Operations Plan (PIC) to the plant management committee, assure the responsibility of the Master Scheduling Plan (PDP) with Autonomous Production Unit (APU) managers, improve & enhance performance and relationships of suppliers and logistics partners.
  • Monitor logistics performance and implement necessary improvement actions in coordination with other plant functions (Quality, Faurecia Excellence System, IT …).
  • Participate in the development of the Division/BG PC&L network.
  • Ensure adherence to department budget.


Technical competences: Knowledge of the processes

Principles: APICS + Faurecia system

  • Knowledge of the ERP processes & Tools + logic to detect, understand and solve issues
  • Shopfloor management


Business competences: Build some intimacy to have a good relationship with

Sales & Customers, Purchasing & Suppliers, Program team & Engineering, plant staffing.


Leadership competences: Lead a team as a Manager – promote Being Faurecia

Respect of Faurecia code of Management and Values (Entrepreneurial mindset, autonomy and accountability, fairness and respect)

Knowledge of Employee Empowerment (EE) basics: engage team members in working in standard conditions and focused on continuous improvement

How to implement: See Leadership training courses proposed by Faurecia University

Management & Training

  • Meet the code of conduct of the Company and promote it within the team. Behave as a ¨role model¨, according to the “Being Faurecia” spirit.
  • Provide support (technical/managerial) to the team and escalade issues to Manager, when required.
  • Cascade all important information to the team and provide reporting to management.
  • Manage the skills of the team, define the training plans in relation with HR. Conduct the annual assessments of team members.



The Ideal Candidate Will Have/be

  • Bachelor's degree in industrial or supply-chain management, Masters degree preferred
  • Experience in operations, including Safety and Quality basics
  • Customer orientation / Leadership / Team spirit / Autonomy /Rigor / Openness to new ideas


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Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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