Innovation Product Development Engineer - International Assignment, VIE - MAN17136

Function: Engineering (R&D, Manuf. Eng.)
Localization: United States - Indiana - Columbus
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 1st October 2019



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 are willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be!


Faurecia’s VIE Program?


The VIE Program of Faurecia is an international young graduate program, which enables young graduates native from the European Economic Area (EU + Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland) aged between 18 and 28 to work for one of our subsidiary around the world!


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


PLEASE NOTE: your application must be submitted in English to be considered by our non-French speaking teams in our plants worldwide.

PLEASE NOTE: as part of your international development, you cannot perform a VIE in the country of your citizenship.


Your position and environment?


Our Faurecia Clean Mobility (FCM) Business Group – North America Operations (NAO) Division is looking for you as a VIE Innovation Production Development Engineer m/f for our Clean Mobility Crossroads site in Columbus, IN, USA.


Your role and responsibilities?


Your main missions will be to


  • Support the innovation projects through the iPMS system (Integrated Port Management System), coordinating activities of expert, CAD and using project planning tools to track, ensure the delivery of projects in line with Customer and FCM requirements.

  • Use Engineering expertise to ensure product reliability and project robustness (Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE), Design of experiments (DOE), etc.)

  • For Fueling/M0 innovation steps, give technical inputs/ideas to Innovation

  • For M1~M3 innovation steps, guide the projects to achieve the technical competency.

  • For Pre-development with Customer, he/she needs to give the technical support for Customer Business Units (CBU) and Application Front Office (AFO) for successful project completion which can be linked to Request for Quotation (RFQ).  

  • Conduct Risk/Opportunity analysis, develop and implement appropriate action plans.


The mission will last 18 months


Who are you?


  • Master’s degree in Engineering
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to solve problems on your own as well as work in a team
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • International  and creative mind set
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Thermal fluid knowledge is plus




Ready to take on a new challenge? Apply and join us!


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