Industrial Engineer- Faurecia Excellence System & Productivity Engineer (FES&P) - OPE15958

Function: Operations
Localization: United States - Kentucky - Louisville
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 12 March 2019
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 Interiors Division is looking for a FES&P Engineer (Faurecia Excellence System-internal Lean Manufacturing system) for its Louisville, KY location.
 
The mission FES&P Plant engineer is to contribute to plant performance and profitability with direct labour focus and the FES operating principles application
The role can be summarized in three parts,
  • At Plant level, provide FES expertise (HSE, Quality, EE, PC&L and Production system) based on 11 lean manufacturing principles to contribute to achieve operational business targets.
  • Contribute to the Plant MOD cost budget construction & achievement, through efficient “MOD cost management” & “MOD cost improvement plan”.
  • Support FES network animation in the plant

 

The main missions of the role are:

  1. At Plant level, provide FES expertise (HSE, Quality, EE, PC&L and Production system) based on 11 lean manufacturing principles to contribute to achieve operational business targets
  • Follow up of the FES deployment plan, to support the Plant Improvement Plan (PIP) execution.
  • Provide, according to the needs, FES knowledge and skills to the plant team through training, coaching and education.
  • Participle to FES Principles in Programs from design stage (lean process design, MIFD, validation of Equipment design, cardboard workshop activities, Standardized Work ,OHP, process layout, packaging, etc..).

   2. Contribute to the Plant MOD cost budget construction & achievement, through efficient “MOD cost management” & “MOD cost improvement plan”.

  • MOD Cost Management at Plant level:
    • Ensure routing and coefficient data management methodology is correctly applied and respected, for direct standard and actual Labour cost accuracy.
    • Ensure DLE/DLP tracking process linked with the DL cost % results
  • MOD cost improvement:
    • Support SW construction and adherence, development of OHP (primarily GL and Supervisor role and routines), as the main foundations to achieve high levels of operational performance.
    • Support the implementation of  FES improvement tools for production reliability, change over Standards (flexibility), reduction of Line stoppages , Line balancing,  and overall MOD efficiency
    • Ensure identification of MOD “Productivity Potential.
    • Contribute to the lead time reduction though the implementation of continuous flow, layout optimization, pull-system and speed up flows works. 

      3. Support FES network Animation in the plant

  • Contribute to deploy FES culture at Supervisors & GAP Leader level
  • Propose and promote best practices within the Plant (FES Network)
  • Participate in Division level workshops to test the new” lean concept” or advanced tools.
The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Minimum education level:  Bachelor degree in Business or Engineering
  • Plant perational experience
  • Minimum 1 year  of working experience within a production environment
  • Recognized experience and ability to improve processes and KPI's within a plant using FES principles
  • Previous plant launch experience and previous management experience is a plus  

Skills and competencies

  • Network animation, coaching and influencing/persuasion skills
  • Ability to train and coach within the plant
  • Continuous improvement mind set
  • Ability to master change
  • Understand basic P&L and  operational levers
  • Fluent English language knowledge: written and spoken
  • Problem Diagnosis and analytic skills to understand contexts and define/support the definition of action plans

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