En résumé

Mes compétences :
Cost Reduction


  • Faurecia Interior Systems - Development engineer - Assembly expert

    2008 - maintenant After my experience on the assembly line, I have been promoted to the expert status and came back to europe.
    As an expert, i am ensuring the follwing functions:
    • Estimate assembly time & investments for projects in acquisition.
    • Support D&D department and plants as expert.
    • Reduce plant start-up cost in Korea.
    • Evaluate commercial interest of In-sourcing project
  • Faurecia Interior Systems - Process Engineer

    2005 - 2008 The Faurecia Interior Systems plant in Fountain Inn, USA has for main customer BMW. It is producing Instrument Panel, Center Console and Door Panel.

    I was mainly involved in the start up and production of the BMW X5 (code: E70).
    But I also worked on the production of the previous BMW X5 (code: E53) and BMW Z4 (code: E85).
    My main tasks were as following:

    Launch Engineering:
    • Design/implement new assembly equipments with vendors (450 k$ investment)
    • Establish work content and workstation design according to ergonomic considerations
    • Manage traceability system start-up
    • Select and implement new processes to improve quality results (up to 20k$ project)
    • Integrate engineering changes to shop floor
    • Responsible for documentation update (standard operations, cycle time analysis)

    Lean Manufacturing:
    • Define and implement new layout and lead Production System Efficiency activities (5S/Kaizen)
    • Manage transition for volume decrease and productivity raise (labour reduction of 50%)
    • Improve Logistic System: packaging, storage solutions, material flow and small trains

    Cost Reduction:
    • Lead scrap recovery, rework, and general cost reduction projects (1 M$/ year)
  • Clemson University in patnership with BMW - Final study project

    2005 - 2005 Responsible for finding a process to incorporate electrical wires in plastic components:
    -research existing process and adapt it at automotive industry
    -evaluate and compare the different process.



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