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Manager CI/MBBP

Slovakia - Bratislava

Job Description

This position reports directly to the Materials Best Business Practices /CI senior manager and is responsible for supporting the Procurement teams in meeting the global purchasing initiatives. The successful candidate will work closely with the global supply base leading and promoting continuous improvement workshops and methodology. 

  • Train,
    mentor and lead supplier CI workshops, utilising lean thinking, TOC and PS to
    further develop and ensure the successful execution of supplier continuous
    improvement MBBP gap closure roadmaps in accordance with the agreed timing plan
  • Using
    CI methodologies, plan, lead and execute the regional PLA (Post Launch Audits)
    supplier schedule to audit and improve purchase price process related cost
    factors.
  • Train,
    mentor and coach YF internal Procurement teams in Lean/CI disciplines related
    to supplier operational excellence and improvement.
  • Identify
    and execute non MBBP supplier improvement projects to target suppliers bottom
    line cost.
  • Support
    the approval of new suppliers, also spending time in the current strategic
    supply base to determine risks, opportunities and complexity to define the
    correct approach or sourcing decisions.
  • Support
    the Risk Management and Purchasing teams with planning and analysing of high
    risk, distressed or insolvent suppliers, reducing the cost impact to the
    business, by ensuring the execution of flawless transfers in a timely manner
  • Provide
    accurate feed back to the key stake holders to determine the best course of
    action, resource requirements and lead recovery plans.
  • Support
    regional operations with all non-quality related issues that impact Yanfeng
    plants. Zero line stops internally and to the OEM
  • Work and lead cross functional teams on ‘High Risk’ and/or
    ‘Distressed’ suppliers to improve overall operational performance, hence
    reducing potential cost impact to Yanfeng
  • Support purchasing, costing and supplier
    development teams in supply base optimisation, in coordination with the defined
    commodity strategies

Your Qualifications

 

  • A demonstrable Lean/CI project history showing successful
    projects
  • Significant management or leadership experience from within ‘door
    to door’ operational plant role, i.e. Lean/CI, Logistics, Production, and
    Quality.
  • Experience playing a lead role in a Lean implementation within a
    (supplier) manufacturing organisation – taking a CI programme to a level of
    maturity and sustainability
  • Experienced in delivering education programmes – both internal training and workshop facilitation covering a range of Lean and CI techniques, including championing with novices, and facilitating, supporting and mentoring with management level employees
  • Experience and working knowledge of the automotive supply chain as a complete material and information flow system, including OEM expectations, quality systems, logistics and/or SCM, operations and tiers.
  • Knowledge of the following manufacturing processes –assemblies, injection moulding, electro plating, paint, foam, textiles/fabrics. Metal forming and stamping
  • Procurement knowledge and cost engineering experience beneficial
  • Formal training and qualifications in Continuous Improvement i.e. Lean, Six Sigma, Problem Solving, Quality Improvement
  • Base gross monthly salary from 3000 EUR, depending on relevant experience

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Published: 03/13/2019
Job Field: Supply Chain & Procurement
Location: Slovakia - Bratislava
REQ. NO.: 19000546
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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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