Logisitics Improvement Coordinator - International Assignment, VIE - PRO24659

Function: Production Control & Logistics
Localization: United States - Michigan - Saline
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 7th May 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 – North America Division is looking for you as a VIE – Logistics Improvement Coordinator m/f for our site in Saline, USA.



Your role and responsibilities?


Your main missions will be to

  • Ensure plant implementation of Logistics methods and tools.
  • Provide plant with Logistics standards: Material Information Flow Analysis (MIFA), Milk run, leveling, etc.
  • Define Logistics deployment objectives on a semi-annual basis and build up an action plan in cooperation with the plant and division logistics managers.
  • 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 progress workshops in accordance with the plant logistics manager.
  • Support management in the implementation of logistics tools and provide technical support to other functions.
  • Propose, in coordination with the Production System Efficiency coordinator, visual management systems in order to improve reactivity in case of problems.
  • Identify and implement best practices.
  • Ensure Know-how capitalization and check that standard forms are used.
  • Support commitments established in the ISO 14001 Environmental Policy.
  • Follow requirements established in Saline Plant ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) procedures and work instructions. 


The mission will last 18 months.


Who are you?

  • Master’s degree or Engineering Diploma with a specialization in Logistics

  • Fluent in English

  • Experience in Production or in an Industrial environment

  • Knowledge of quality matters

  • International mindset, overseas experience a plus


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


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