Patent Research & Administration Engineer - International Assignment, VIE - RD 14302

Function: Engineering (R&D, Manuf. Eng.)
Localization: Germany - Lower Saxony - Stadthagen
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 1st 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: 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 Group – Intellectual Property Department is looking for you as a VIE Patent Research & Administration Engineer for our site in Stadthagen, Germany.


Your role and responsibilities?




The mission of the Intellectual Property Department is to evaluate & protect Faurecia’s inventions and to prevent infringement of third party patents.




Your main missions will be to


  • Act as a liaison among various internal teams in order to identify the opportunities between R&D and industrial property

  • Conduct patents prior art search

  • Monitor the competition and technology trends

  • Studying new technology

  • Administration of patent work and docketing

  • Check freedom of use

  • Direct contact with Innovation and Research Teams

  • Liaison between inventors and attorneys




The mission will last 12 months.



Who are you? 

  • Master degree in Engineering

  • Skills in Electronics/Mechanics

  • Ideally: 2 years within an industrial environment, ideally in the automotive industry

  • Ideally: Familiarity with patent databases/landscape studies

  • Team player with strong communication skills

  • International mind set

  • Good level of English and German required

  • Supports the development team by doing feasibility



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


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