Lean Manufacturing Engineer - International Assignment (VIE) - LEA10450

Function: Operations
Localization: Portugal - Braganza - Bragança
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 6th August 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.”

 

In this mission you will start with a 6 months training program (classroom and on the job) as a part of your international mission at one of our best plants to let you learn from the best. Next 12 / 18 months you will be practicing in a selected plant (in Mexico, Canada, Spain, Portugal, Italy or Brazil) while being coached by a designated Mentor. As a FES&P (Faurecia Excellence System & Productivity) Plant Engineer your contribution will be a key to plant performance.

 

The role can be summarized in three parts:

1) At Plant level, provide FES expertise (HSE, Quality, EE, PC&L and Production system) based on 11 lean manufacturing principles to contribute to achieve operational business targets

  • Follow up of the FES deployment plan, to support the Plant Improvement Plan (PIP) execution.
  • Provide, according to the needs, FES knowledge and skills to the plant team through training, coaching and education.
  • Participle to FES Principles in Programs from design stage (lean process design, MIFD, validation of Equipment design, cardboard workshop activities, Standardized Work , OHP, process layout, packaging, etc.)

 2) Contribute to the Plant MOD cost budget construction & achievement, through efficient “MOD cost management” & “MOD cost improvement plan”.

  • MOD Cost Management at Plant level:
    • Ensure efficient application of data management methodology for direct standard and actual Labour cost accuracy.
  • MOD cost improvement:
    • Support the implementation of FES improvement tools for production reliability and ensure identification of MOD “Productivity Potential”.
    • Contribute to the lead time reduction though the implementation of continuous flow, layout optimization, pull-system and speed up flows works. 

3) Support FES network Animation in the plant

  • Contribute to deploy FES culture at Supervisors & GAP Leader level. Also, propose and promote best practices within the Plant (FES Network)

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

Skills and competencies required

  • Master's Degree or Engineering Degree, lean specialization is a plus
  • First experience in lean manufacturing
  • Network animation, coaching and influencing/persuasion skills
  • Problem Diagnosis and analytic skills to understand contexts

  • Ability to train and coach with a continuous improvement mind set

  • Fluent English language knowledge: written and spoken

With us, you will experience working with an international network of more than 100,000 employees globally. As a part of your VIE mission, we build a dynamic career path with you with options of careers across 35 countries.

 

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