Program purchasing efficiency leader - International Assignment, VIE - PUR15256

Function: Purchasing
Localization: Germany - Bavaria - Augsburg
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 Clean Moblity Business Group – Europe Division is looking for a VIE Business Group Program Purchasing Efficiency leader for the European Headquarters in Augsburg – 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:

  • Data management, Digital transformation for Program Purchasing.
  • Improve and integrate of the different purchasing tools to ensure right first time sourcing’s interacting with the developers.
  • Definition and implementation of automatic and smart reporting
  • Create efficient tools to monitor program purchasing processes and deploy them across the BG (Business Group)
  • Manage specific activities upon request from the BG Program Purchasing Director (ie: Collaborate with other BG Program Purchasing Managers/Directors on continuously improving the Group procedures).

The length of the VIE is 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: and

The ideal candidate will have/be:


  • Master’s degree in Engineering with Finance background.
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong excel skills
  • Experience in Community management
  • Intercultural mindset
  • Result orientated

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