Manufacturing Engineer- International Assignment, VIE - MAN17165

Function: Engineering (R&D, Manuf. Eng.)
Localization: Germany - Baden-Württemberg - Nufringen
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 6th September 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 Business Group – Europe Division is looking for you as a VIE Manufacturing Engineer m/f/d for our Site in Herrenberg, Germany).


Your role and responsibilities?


Your main missions will be to


  • Plan and implement new products and/or changes to the manufacturing process

  • Provide manufacturing engineering support to production and quality

  • Review processes and procedures on an on-going basis for safety, quality and production efficiency

  • Participate in Hoshin and Continuous Improvement events as assigned

  • Develop plans in accordance with customer requirements using value analysis, and other techniques including PFMEA and control plans

  • Lead continuous improvement efforts of the company through value analysis, maintaining up to date knowledge of manufacturing/tooling techniques

  • Review all production methods for compliance to quality and safety standards and for improvement of product quality standards

  • Develop and implement manufacturing documentation and other operator instructions

  • Prepare documentation, checking equipment planning, designing for floor inspections



    The mission will last 18 months (renewable once up to 24months).





Who are you?


  • Master’s degree in Engineering
  • Fluent in English
  • German in basic as minimum
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, decision making and communication skills
  • Must be capable of working with a wide variety of people from the shop floor to managers, vendors, suppliers and customers
  • Practical knowledge of quality, continuous improvement, and other analytical and action planning tools
  • Knowledgeable computer skills     




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


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