The Asset Manager is responsible for the sale, relocation or disposal of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles capital assets. This position works with the finance community to ensure compliance to governing regulations and company policies as well as coordinates with the operating units (plants, manufacturing engineering, product development, marketing, etc.) to identify asset changes, understand timing and financial requirements, promote reuse of assets and assist in the timely processing of the movement of assets. The person in this position manages the supplier community involved in the purchase of assets and the associated documentation required for those transactions. In addition, the Asset Manager will manage the MARUM (Manufacturing Asset ReUse Management) System including training the user community. This system provides a web based tool to effectively and efficiently identify, evaluate and re-use (transfer) or scrap surplus corporate assets. Asset Specialists in manufacturing engineering have been assigned to help manage the MARUM system for their respective functional areas.
The Asset Manager, in coordination with the Specialists, conducts Quarter 1 audits of all NAFTA Manufacturing locations, reports the results to leadership to recommend strategic decisions of assets and manages, also in coordination with the Specialists, the transfer, sale and disposal processes for assets. This position also reviews and approves the ARRS Lotus Notes Disposal and Projects Requests for compliance to policies and procedures.