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Advance Planning Manager Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028652

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 7-6-2017


This position leads Powertrain Rotating Strategy Activity:
  • Advanced estimating and modelling of solutions to manufacture powertrain rotating components
  • Center of Competency deployment in NAFTA region
  • Develop and execute sourcing strategy with global powertrain purchasing
  • Lead Early Product Management initiatives, interface with PTPE teams
  • Create and maintain standards such as process, line, & equipment standards 
  • Coordinate specification updates utilizing WCM tools; MPIs, EPIs, and Kaizens 
  • Lead Rotating cross-project activity, drive standardization across plants 
  • Support New and Non-New Model Manufacturing Teams
  • Support World Class Technology initiatives
  • Support Innovation & Benchmarking Activities

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's in Engineering or Technical Discipline, BS in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in powertrain machining and/or manufacturing engineering. Rotating experience preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in program management or multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams 
  • Read and interpret product, process, and equipment drawings, including GD&T
  • Ability to create process diagrams and concept layouts 
  • Ability to learn Digital Manufacturing tools such as 3D modeling using Siemens PLM suite of manufacturing solutions
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of the Powertrain organization
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to build and develop the best teams while holding themselves and others accountable 
  • Ability to manage and coordinate complex projects while maintaining simplistic communications to others
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong relationship based work environment with close working relationship with Powertrain plants
  • Some travel required
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in a technical field 
  • Automotive experience 10 or more years of progressively responsible experience in a manufacturing environment

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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