Reference : 585563

WCM Manager

  • Technical Production
  • Romania TURDA - CLUJ
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 03/27/2021

Position description

WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING MANAGER

 

The World Class Manufacturing Manager effectively manage the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program within the Saint-Gobain’s Construction Products – Gypsum & Mortars manufacturing organizations. This will be done through direct leadership and collaborative efforts with plant leadership team to provide process implementation support using Continuous Improvement principles & WCM tools. She/he reports to the Industrial Operational Director and the position will lead the overall WCM program under the guidance of a Global WCM Champion.  

Essential Duties: 

  • Is responsible to develop a WCM Master plan from the sites manufacturing strategy, to ensure appropriate progress is being made against KPI’s and Site and Pillar Route Maps;
  • Train, coach & directs Performance Site Team, Black Belts and Green Belts, project teams in various WCM topics & methodologies; 
  • Develop policies, procedures and best practices to enhance the WCM program; 

 

SCOPE

  • Align World Class Manufacturing initiative and project objectives to business strategy, and prioritize  Continuous Improvement initiatives and activities per plant strategy;
  • Act as change agent to instill the WCM methodology throughout the organization;
  • Assist plants in the identification and prioritization of cost deployment projects, to assure each plant has a healthy project pipeline & aligned cost reduction program;
  • Partner with WCM leaders at the sites to develop, install and monitor a business process management system, including measurement tracking, reporting of implementation progress; 
  • Offer technical expertise and guidance in project review, leadership and coordination to major improvement projects; 
  • Development &/or customization of training materials for classroom & factory floor settings;
  • Interface effectively with company Central Teams, other WCM / Performance Improvement leaders, external consultants, and training organizations;
  • Regularly communicates progress of plant goals to all department employees and adjust team expectations to meet plant performance needs; 
  • Ensure open communication throughout all levels of the organization;

 

  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, science, industrial management, or related technical discipline;
  •  3 – 5 years manufacturing experience with at least 1 year TPM experience or World-Class principles and practices;
  • Multi Green Belt, subject matter expertise in the various principles and practices of WCM 
  • Focused Improvement/Practical Problem Solving;
  • TPM (Autonomous Maintenance, Professional Maintenance, Early Equipment Management); 
  • Quality and Process Control; 
  • Other Continuous Improvement principles (e.g., Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc.) 
  • The job higly demands of: 
  • Strong Facilitation skills and overall ability to share and inspire others and drive a continuous improvement culture 
  • Strong Teamwork and experience with people management and leadership 
  • Experience coaching and delivering training at all levels of an organization 
  • Project Management skills 

 

  • Good understanding of operations strategy and organization of operations or plant organization 
  • Demonstrated success in organizing & executing complex projects 
  • Experience in process engineering or technical project development, material flows, finished goods delivery, plant design, and safe work practices 

 

Plase send your resume to daniela.souca@saint-gobain.com

 

and please feel free to share this opportunity with anyone within your network.

 

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