Supply Chain / Production Control Manager


Job Ref: #142

Cleantech, Energy Storage, EV & EV Charging


The Manager position will lead all aspects of the order to delivery JIT flow for the batteries at Envision’s EAFR plant located on-site at Renault’s Douai plant (The role is based in Douai France at the Renault plant)

The role will report to the General Manager – Global SCM, and work as part of the Global Production Control team, coordinating with customer to develop local production plans to satisfy the agreed requirements for the EAFR Renault project  

The role requires a clear understanding of business user needs and ability to work cross functionally with multiple groups (IT, Global Production Control, Plant Construction Team and Customer Development Team) to design, build and introduce appropriate logistics system solutions and operational procedures


Mission & Main Objectives

  • Understand customer needs and ensure Global alignment and plans for ensuring delivery of right quantity, at right time to right location, with right quality.
  • Develop staffing and hiring plan to support a successful launch of the operation in Q3 2024
  • Develop annual budgets and milestone forecast for labor & overhead, logistics, and consumables
  • Contribute to cross functional and cross regional discussions to optimize operational and business efficiency
  • Continuous improvement of processes systems, capability & cost
  • Functional leadership and team management, communicating across the global team to meets the departmental objectives and priorities
  • Engage with global leadership and functional counterparts to ensure sharing of key issues, support delivery of global best practice, and implementation of global functional strategies


Outline and Responsibilities:

  • Working with IT to identify, design and implement system requirements and enhancements
  • Design business rules and manage adoption across regions
  • Govern the global SCM Processes
  • Develop & maintain clear lines of communication with the European customer planning functions to understand their production requirements
  • Business insight into market conditions and customer status
  • Allocation planning to ensure customer demands are satisfied cost effectively. Ensure finished good requirements are fulfilled in full & on time
  • Global reporting of key performance measures
  • Governance of global inventory; target setting, forecasting and reporting  


Experience and Qualifications

  • Extensive experience of supply change management in a dynamic manufacturing environment. Minimum 8 years, preferably in the automotive industry
  • Hands on experience of ERP systems. Preferably experience of SAP operation modules
  • Experience of global supply chain operations
  • Strong business acumen: understanding the existing and future business needs in a global environment
  • Ability to work and interact with all levels within a multicultural organization
  • Educated to degree level, preferably in Supply Chain Management or Business Management
  • Demonstrate strong management skills and experience of managing a team
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills at all levels including the ability and confidence to present to the management team
  • Demonstrate capacity for strategic thinking and decision making
  • Ability to work within and lead a project team
  • Strong ethical conduct and ensure compliance requirements are adhered to in all aspect of the role

Envision AESC

Envision AESC is the world’s leading battery technology company and lithium-ion battery manufacturer with battery plants in Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, and China. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of France’s highest-profile manufacturing plants as Envision AESC is building a new battery manufacturing plant in Douai, Hauts-de-France to support its business growth in Europe.

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