OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE (AES) LEADER

The AGC Group, is a world-leading supplier of flat, automotive and display glass, chemicals and other high-tech materials and components. The Headquarters of AGC Glass Europe are located in Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium.

AGC produces glass for construction (external glazing and indoor decorative glass) and for the automotive industry. The Automotive Glass division develops, produces, and commercializes a broad range of products such as windshields, side windows, rear windscreens and panoramic roofs, with advanced features: heated windshields, infrared and UV protection, head-up displays…

AGC Automotive Europe specializes in providing customers with complete solutions in terms of car glazing and related technologies. It includes production and sales of products to vehicle manufacturers (Cars and Trains) in terms of Glazing, Added Value products and components systems; as well as a complete range of service in the aftermarket area from production to distribution and retail.

The Role / Job :

AES Leader is dedicated to Automotive Excellence System (AES) (= Lean Management) deployment within AGC organization.

AES Leader is directly contributing to the AGC excellence system deployment.

He is monitoring the AES roll-out for around 4 plants

The main activities consist in:

Network Management :

Coach the Plants AES Pilots

Lead them, ensuring alignement with Plant Managers

Ensure sustainable and efficient network, in cooperation with HR

Ensure the same approach among plants

Roadmap tracking :

Ensure success of AES Projects thanks to his leadership

Define and track the plants roadmap, including SEQCDDM improvements targets

Identify gaps and AES main challenges and priorities

Budget AES : define + measure the actual / forecast savings, in cooperation with Finance

Support the AES projects transformations

Ensure depth of transformation and sustainability

AES Standards Definition :

Define and upgrade the AES standards with the support of the different departments

STANDARDS :

  • Check the respect of standards
  • Perform AES audit activities

SUPPORT

  • Unblock situation when necessary with Plant Management team and Central Office departments
  • Evangelisation (contribution to Newsletter, AES Academy, AES Convention), benchmark and continuous self-learning

Requirements :

  • MSC (Master of Science) + Production Management experience (5 years) (in the best case Automotive)
  • English language
  • Leadership skills (with Division Dpt, Plant Managers, Network)
  • Good communication/presentation skills
  • Action and solution oriented, Shopfloor oriented, People oriented
  • Good analytic skills (+ computer-literate (Advanced Excel skills))
  • Resistant against stress environment, natural enthusiasm
  • Ability to travel in Europe frequently (network animation, Plant Managers contacts, support to key workshops or workshops gates)(around 40% of total time)

Location :

In a city where we have an Automotive plant in EU
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