Engineering Changes Coordinator - MAN16676

Function: Engineering (R&D, Manuf. Eng.)
Localization: United States - Indiana - FORT WAYNE
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 8 January 2019
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
"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."

Our Clean Mobility Division is looking for a Engineering Changes Coordinator for its Tier 1 Production at Fort Wayne, Indiana.
The role of the Engineering Change Coordinator is to manage and track product related changes (new product launches, product transfers, product changes, and product phase-outs) within the site.  The main missions of the role include:
  • Perform Plant PC&L activities-reference New program launch PC&L checklist
  • Champion weekly change control meeting with representation from plant teams (Quality, PC&L, Production, and Manufacturing Engineering) to drive and communicate engineering change within the plant.
  • Coordinate PC&L activities for line moves and transfers for the site (including service)
  • Manage product Bill of Material in SAP
  • Coordinate packaging approvals and confirm new transportation routes set up for new programs
  • Coordinate order requirements from intercompany facilities prior to PPAP status.
  • Secure the new model/trial parts from shipments without required approval.
  • Conduct Audit of the Bill of Material: SAP BOM vs Actual; Engineering vs manufacturing.
  • Manage application dates of product modifications according to engineering change procedures
  • Develop & maintain strong communication channels with program teams. Participate in APQP review and respond as needed. 
  • Ensure that changes (including launches) are taken into account in production scheduling (PIC and PDP) and in shop-floor PC&L activities (i.e. materials segregation, FIFO before/after change)
  • Work with PC&L and program teams to reduce product obsolescence. Manage monthly obsolescence review with plant controlling.
  • Perform new program work-package requirements and other plant launch activities as required.
The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Knowledge of production planning, manufacturing methods, production/inventory control, and purchasing
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 to 5 years of professional experience in production / industrial environment
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Strong analytical, organizational and administrative skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Strong team player

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