The Global A350 Production Program Manager leads the A350 PPMs at all sites to ensure that a robust industrial scheme is developed and executed as an enabler to achieve program targets for delivery, cost & quality. This role will be the senior operations focal within the IPT, reporting directly into the Gloucester VP Production with a dotted line to the Corporate Production Program and Supply Chain Director.
This role is considered a key strategic position to securing the success of this program. You will be the global focal for program rate readiness activity with responsibility for consolidating all site plans and ensuring that key actions are being driven to support program performance.
In this role you will coordinate inter-site PPM's to improve the A350 industrial scheme in accordance with the global industrial strategy for manufacturing and supply chain. You will provide help, support and leadership to site PPM's, ensuring that critical program requirements are communicated to all sites and reviews held with appropriate actions taken.
You will assess and mitigate global industrial risk for the program considering all stages of the program lifecycle. You will be responsible for tracking and developing cost reduction activities on all parts which we manufacture (MAKE parts) to support the business model.
You will pilot the production program reviews with all sites which are involved on the A350 program and consolidate and monitor the global industrial performance.
Candidate skills and requirements
*Solid understanding of manufacturing operations, industrial engineering & related cost & financial accounting. *A strong track record of successful leadership. *Excellent oral, written and presentation skills. English language skills are essential and French would be an advantage. *Highly effective delegation skills. *Outstanding teamwork, interpersonal and negotiation skills. *Ability to multi-task and work to tight timelines. *Previous experience of working at a senior level in a complex international matrix environment.
Regular global travel to all of my clients sites and key suppliers will be a requirement of this role.
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