Production Program Manager


Key information

Program / Customer Relations
Suzhou, Jiangsu, CHINA
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
More than 5 years
Chinese Fluent, English Fluent

Job description

Major Job Responsibilities

  • - Responsible for mid-term and long-term global performance securing: ensure long term delivery sustainability by rate readiness assessment and risk or crisis analysis
  • - Responsible for program reporting to customer (Provide all necessary information to recover customer confidence on program management control)
  • - Establish production schedule and targets to meet the requirements of existing and projected sales orders
  • - Manage local site level production program meeting and coordinate with other function managers in planning and implementing manufacturing program
  • - Coordinate the implementation of design changes, define embodiment rank
  • - Drives problem solving and program improvement activities (run time and lead time reduction) together with program representatives of Manufacturing Engineering and Quality department
  • - Manage the industrial scheme management activities and drumbeat the cost through driven make and buy
  • - Advise management on manufacturing activities, performance and results and recommends corrective actions relating to delayed schedules, excessive costs, material shortages and other deterrent factors
  • - Support new product introduce and manage the transfer OvRM activities (transfer only between make and buy)
  • - Control product group inventories level to reach company objectives

Job requirements

Job Qualifications Experience/Education requirement
Education/ Major Bachelor degree on Mechanical or Commercial business major
Experience more than 5 years' experience in similar position (automotive, aerospace industrial are prefer)
Language Fluent in both spoken and written English
Computer/Software Proficient with MS Office, ERP system and MS Project software.

Technical Skill

  • - Relevant experiences in project management and product technical management
  • - Leadership and ability accompany cross functional teams
  • - Engineering background
  • - Knowledge in production management
  • - Knowledge of lean sigma methodology and tools
  • - Rigor, excellent organisation, results driven

Soft Skill

  • - Interpersonal skills (involving working effectively with others, consistent with the company's values)
  • - Good communication, reporting and presentation skills
  • - Customer focus mindset
  • - Proactive and having initiative
  • - Leadership, ability to animate working groups
Others Work independently, self-constructed

Company information

Safran Landing Systems

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader of aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 30 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft that operate around 70,000 landings daily.

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