Logistics Improvement Coordinator - International Assignment, VIE - PRO23676

Function: Production Control & Logistics
Localization: Czech Republic - Central Bohemia - Pilsen
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 11th June 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 - Europe Division is looking for a VIE Production Control & Logistics (PC&L) Improvement Coordinator m/f for its site in Pilsen, CZ.


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 role of PC&L Improvement Coordinator, in the context of the deployment of the Faurecia Excellence System (FES), is to drive the implementation of PC&L tools and methodologies within a plant. 


The main missions of the role are:

  • Within the framework of FES deployment, drive the implementation PC&L tools and methodologies within a plant

  • Ensure plant implementation of PC&L methods and tools

  • Provide plant with PC&L standards: MIFA (Material and Information and Flow Analysis), Milk run, levelling…

  • With the plant PC&L manager and the division PC&L manager, define half-yearly PC&L deployment objectives and build up an action plan

  • Set up the means to achieve the action plan and ensure results

  • Communicate improvement initiatives: train and coach plant employees when necessary and carry out profess workshops in accordance with the plant PC&L Manager

  • Support management in the implementation of PC&L tools

  • Provide technical support to other functions

  • Propose, in coordination with the PSE (Production System Efficiency) coordinator, visual management system in a way to improve reactivity in case of problems

  • Identify and implement best practices

  • Ensure Know-how capitalization and check that standard forms are used

The length of the VIE is 12 months (possibility to extend 12 more months for a total duration of 24 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's degree in logistics
  • First Experience in production in an industrial environment
  • Excellent communication (both written and spoken) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to "sell" the ideas and convince, presentation skills
  • Organization and coordination skills
  • Analytical and systematic thinking, planning skills
  • Proactivity, drive, high commitment and energy, leadership, reliability, willingness to further development, flexibility, stress resistant
  • Knowledge of logistics and quality matters
  • International mind set, overseas experience a plus
  • Minimum bi-lingual (English required), German/French as advantage

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