Innovation Engineer - International Assignment, VIE - RD 13589

Function: Engineering (R&D, Manuf. Eng.)
Localization: Germany - Lower Saxony - Stadthagen
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 16th May 2018

Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer


"New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.”

Our Faurecia Automotive Seating Business Group – Europe Division is looking for a VIE Innovation Engineer m/f for its R&D Headquarters in Stadthagen, Germany. 


Please note that applications submitted in French cannot be considered by our non-French speaking teams in our plants worldwide. Only applications submitted in English will be considered.

The main missions of the role are:


The Innovation Design Engineer contributes to the Innovation process and projects. He/she is involved from the early innovation phases by participating to brainstorming and ignition workshops until the phases of advanced concept maturity that require validated prototypes. Depending on his experience, he/she participates to the engineering design of an innovative product/function or he/she owns the responsibility for it. Within this perimeter, he/she brings the concept ideas into a CAD model (Catia), follows the build of prototypes and their testing and communicates with the adjacent functions like manufacturing, industrial design, marketing, simulation and project management.

The length of the VIE is 12 months.


The V.I.E., an international young graduate program, enables young professionals who are less than 28 and European Union nationals to work for a French company in any country of the world. Becoming part of this program means going abroad to carry out a professional assignment for up to 24 months whilst benefiting from social care coverage and an interesting salary which depends on the host country. Business France, the French agency for international business development, is in charge of all the administrative procedures of your assignment. For further information, please visit the following link: and


The ideal candidate will have/be:


  • Master degree in engineering (mechanical or other)
  • A natural interest and curiosity for different technical areas (esp. digitalization, electronics – Arduino/Raspberry is a plus)
  • Fluent in English (German, French can be a plus)
  • A positive and open mindset – a team player feeling at ease in an intercultural environment 

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