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Global. Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.

Continuos Improvement Manager

Job Description

Global. Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles. 

You will be part of a global, diverse team. A team that is truly dedicated to anticipating and re-imagining how society will live and work inside the vehicles of tomorrow. You will build strong, personal relationships as you work together to push the boundaries of innovation. The environment will be fast-paced, exciting, challenging. But you will be inspired to adapt and evolve. 

Opportunity is yours. Are you ready for the challenge?

Working under the framework of the Yanfeng Automotive Interiors Continuous Improvement system, the Continuous Improvement Manager will assess current state performance, identify gaps, visualize and establish a plan to get to the future state, monitor progress and share/acquire best-in-class ideas and systems.

The Continuous Improvement Manager will lead plant based CI team providing daily direction, mentoring, coaching and development to ensure the continued success and development of the CI team;  Other responsibilities:

·         Manage financial roadmap, strategy development and execution to achieve short, mid and long-term business goals;

·         Work closely with the controlling and plant management teams, utilizing the BBP system, to identify improvements to support profit planning process and reach set benchmark performance;

·         Ensure lead-time, from receipt of customer order to sold product, is clearly understand across the business and areas of improvement are highlighted with actions plans in place to improve lead-time performance;

·         Ensure Standard Work is in place for all processes within the operation;

·         Ensure Visual Management is deployed throughout the operation to monitor scrap

·         Performance and effectiveness of daily activity versus customer demand and efficiencygoals;

·         Work closely with Operations team to ensure production goals are monitored and

·         adjusted based on efficiency improvements;

·         Lead weekly meetings with plant leadership team to present how the CI team is driving profitability improvement;

·         Lead monthly meetings with senior management to present progress to meet short, mid and long-term business improvement goals;

·         Manage reporting of CI team progress to set deliverables;

·         Work closely with the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering team to ensure optimum layouts are developing and installed for new and existing product lines to meet sold efficiency and cost goals;    

·         Ensure YFIMS auditing and improvement is high priority and sufficient action plans are in place to improve plant rating.

 

 

 

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Published: 11/21/2016
Job Field: Quality & Continuous Improv
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REQ. NO.: 16000681
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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