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Quality Rotational Development Program

Country/Region:  US
City:  Auburn Hills
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  2005

Title: Rotational Development Program - Quality Trainee

Reports To: Manager is Associated with Rotation, Executive Mentor is also provided to support Trainee



Faurecia North America is looking for a Trainee who will commit to long term growth and development with Faurecia. The Rotational Development Program focuses on four functions : Operations Management, Quality, Program Management and Production, Control and Logistics (PC&L). The program’s content is built off of the academic knowledge received by the Trainee while completing their Bachelor’s degree as well as the individual needs, capabilities and objectives of the Trainee. The program is a two year program consisting of four 6 month rotations that could be cross-divisional and in various locations throughout the United States and abroad. Upon completion of the program, the Trainee will take on a demanding and challenging supervisory role in their core field.


As a part of this program,  you can expect to :

  • Develop your leadership and decision-making skills through a various project assignments and daily tasks
  • Gain international exposure and experience
  • Receive guidance from an experienced mentor in your core field
  • Build an extensive network within the organization
  • Attend training sessions and workshops
  • Obtain a full-time offer of employment at the completion of the program based on your performance


The main objectives of the four rotations for the Quality Trainee are defined below.    


Rotation I – Operations

Purpose of this rotation: Learn production & the Faurecia Excellence System     

  • Learn the operation (technologies, products, etc.) from the production floor
  • Rotation will include 3 weeks on production line supporting different shifts and different lines
  • Minimum of 4 months operating in role of Production Supervisor
  • Attend Faurecia Excellence School Training


Rotation II –  Plant Quality

Purpose of this rotation: Learn Quality tools for production control in a lean manufacturing site.

  •  Learn application of Quality tools on the production floor
  •  3 weeks on production floor performing Quality Technician role
  •  Participate in QRCI in plant


Rotation  III – Quality Systems Engineering

Purpose of this rotation:  Learn QSE & QMS principles for a lean manufacturing site

  •  Learn application of Quality tools and Quality Management System (QMS) implementation
  •  Attend 7Quality Basics in Production training
  •  Collect and report out KPI data for Quality metrics


Rotation IV – Program Quality Leader

Purpose of this rotation: Learn APQP/PPAP process and customer specific requirements.

  •  Learn APQP/PPAP documentation and requirements
  •  3 months working with PQL assigned to a development project
  •  Participate in Gage Specifications, R&R, and sign off process.
  •  Attend FMEA/CP, QRCI, & 7 Quality Basics in Program Training





The ideal candidate will have/be:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Operations
  • Practical work experience through internships throughout academic career
  • Strong interest in automotive industry
  • Commitment to completing a 2 year program
  • Bi-lingual preferred
  • Interest in an international assignment




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