Material Productivity Leader



Assure the management of industrial (process or facility) projects within the plant.

Represent the plant as a participant in localization, transfer and re-balancing projects.

Within the plant management team, the MPL is responsible for reaching plant productivity targets regarding cross-functional plant’s productivity plans on direct Material Costs , i.e.: supplier changing of which internationalization and localization, outsourcing and technical productivity (QVE, process and/or part improvements,…)

What will you do?

  • Collect productivity improvement ideas from the support functions, (plant diagnosis, mobility studies, TCO calculation, value analysis…). Submits the proposed ideas to the decision-making process
  • Manage, as project manager, cross-functional plant’s productivity plans Duties
  • Build productivity plans with support functions: Product Engineering, Logistics, Quality, Mfg Engineering (Methods), Plant Purchasing Manager (PPM) and Buyers
  • Ensure resources are available to execute the plans
  • Carry out the follow-up for component transfers: and ensuring deliverable items are completed on time by players as per the project milestones and according to the Transfer process
  • Manage action plans for technical productivity:. Ensuring the follow-up of plant’s requests to Product Engineering department (TEMPO requests,…). Attending Board Of Change meetings
  • Issue monthly follow-up summary to management level along with risk analyses and back-up plans.
  • Escalate to management level, in case of major discrepancy vs. plans
  • Draw Year-End Forecasts from on-going plans
  • Use APM tool as a project management and a planning tool. Enters and updates data in APM tool.
  • Ensure consistency of plant material productivity plans with purchasing productivity announcements and targets (attends OTTO – APM – AOC mergers)
  • Ensure the updating of data in CORIM “capacity” for the tools transferred

What qualifications will make you successful for this role?

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific disciplines, with preference for Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Good knowledge of the English language
  • Previous experience in the role in medium to complex industrial settings preferred
  • Initiative, proactivity, good interpersonal and influencing skills, teamwork

What’s in it for you?

  • Permanent contract
  • Flexibility on the job;
  • Exciting work in an international company, with opportunities to lead and contribute to various collaborative projects with cross-regional teams;
  • Special training tailored to your needs and career goals;
  • Opportunities for growth based on clear development paths;
  • An environment where employees have equal opportunities to reach their maximum potential, depending on personal performance and aspirations;
  • Global Family Leave program;
  • Ticket restaurant or cafeteria meal;
  • Equity plans;
  • Welfare programs that can be extended to your family;
  • Health insurance and professional/extra-professional accident insurance.

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