Plant Production Control & Logistics Manager - PRO24367

Function: Production Control & Logistics
Localization: United States - Mississippi - Madison
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 25 December 2018
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
"Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.
"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."

Our Seating Division is looking for a Plant Production Control & Logistics Manager for its JIT facility in Madison, MS.  
 
The role of a Plant Production Control & Logistics Manager is to manage logistics activities of a plant and deploy the Group's Production Control & Logistics (PC&L) policy. The main missions of the role are to:

  • Ensure customer satisfaction: supervise day to day activities, anticipate customer requirements and maintain good relationships, manage the launch of new programs within the plant.
  • Lead the logistics team and set PC&L objectives.
  • Ensure adequate staffing, training and development of team members.
  • Monitor logistics processes: supervise day to day activities, 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 (UAP) 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, Production System Efficiency …).
  • Participate in the development of the Division PC&L network.

The ideal candidate will have/be:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or supply chain management
  • At least 10 years of materials experience
  • PFEP Experience
  • Plant Layout / Material Flow
  • Experience with tuggers or AGV, timed deliveries
  • Experience with SAP or common system
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, particularly with people from different backgrounds
  • Proficient level of English required
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management
  • Prior experience in production in an Industrial JIT Environment
  • Knowledge of Value Stream Mapping, Lean Manufacturing, Material Flow, Elimination of Non-Value Added Work, Inventory Turns
  • Possess Warehouse Organization / Management Skills
  • Possess Visual Management Skills
  • Profound Customer Management Skills
  • Supplier Management Skills

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