Junior Lean Manufacturing Engineer - International Assignment, VIE - OPE15625

Function: Operations
Localization: Germany - Lower Saxony - Peine
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 15th October 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 Interior System Business Group – Europe Division is looking for a VIE Junior Lean Manufacturing Engineer m/f for its Plant based in Peine, 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 mission of Junior Lean Manufacturing Engineer is to contribute to plant performance and profitability with direct labor focus and the Faurecia Excellence System (FES) operating principles application.


 The main missions of the role are to: 

  • Support the provision of FES knowledge based on lean manufacturing principles to achieve operational business targets
  • Assist the FES manager by providing FES knowledge and skills to the plant team through training coaching and education.
  • Contribute to the plant workforce cost improvement plan
  • Assist the manager with routing and coefficient data management methodology is correctly applied and respected, for direct standard and actual labor cost accuracy
  • Support FES network animation in the plant by proposing and promoting best practices within the Plant
  • Support the implementation of FES improvement tools for production reliability


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: https://www.civiweb.com/EN/index.aspx and http://careers.faurecia.com/job-offers.


The ideal candidate will have/be: 

  • Master degree in engineering or Business Administration
  • Fluent in English, Min. C1 in German required
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficiency in standard office software (Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Self-starter with good organizational skills and assertiveness
  • International mindset
  • First experience in a production plant is a plus

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