Lean Manufacturing & Productivity Engineer - International Assignement, VIE - LEA10494

Function: Operations
Localization: Germany - Rhineland-Palatinate - Scheuerfeld
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 17th April 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: https://www.civiweb.com/ and https://careers.faurecia.com/job-offers


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 Interior Systems Business Group – Europe Division is looking for you as a VIE - Lean Manufacturing & Productivity Engineer m/f for our Site in Scheuerfeld, Germany.



Your role and responsibilities?


The main mission of the Lean Manufacturing & Productivity Engineer is to drive the implementation of all elements of the Faurecia Excellence System (FES) on our plants in Germany, Poland and Belgium. 


Your main missions will be to 

  • Use their FES Experience, contribute to the building of the site and departmental improvement Plans.
  • Plan, organize and execute all FES related training for the site.
  • Support the Management team in the application of FES methodologies and tools through their active participation on the Shopfloor.
  • Ensure FES standards are used in all gaps, support groups and in management oversight.
  • Drives rigorous deployment and use of metrics for all functions, resulting in clear direction for continuous improvement efforts.
  • Transfer their knowledge and experience to Plant Personnel through shopfloor improvement activities and training events.
  • Actively participate in the Division FES Specialist network, to ensure their own knowledge of Group Standards and best practices is developed. 

The mission will last 12 months.



Who are you?

  • Master's degree / Engineering diploma
  • Fluent in English and a good level in German
  • Good communication skills
  • First experience in Lean Manufacturing would be great



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


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