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VIE Lean Manufacturing Engineer M/F

Date:  15-Feb-2021
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  10200



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 http://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 Clean Mobility Business Group – Global Operations is looking for you as a VIE Lean Manufacturing Engineer for the Business Group m/f to work within the Faurecia Excellence System Global Team, based in one of the main plants in Europe, in Braganca (Portugal), reporting directly to the BG FES and Productivity Director.

Your role and responsibilities?


Job will be to work on lean manufacturing (continuous improvement) at global level with our worldwide footprint. 


- Activities will be split into several general topics  : Plant performance improvement (productivities), development of Lean system (FES system), development of global standard, workshop, training and communication


  • Help management to achieve Profit and lost . Manage  DL productivities plans
  • Support budget, Stategic plan, forecasts
  • Analyze monthly results, support Benchmark analysis with deep data crunching
  • Support Performance reviews and reports: weekly, monthly, quarterly
  • Tracking plant Direct labor performances
  • Support special missions of plants in crisis
  • Run workshop to support plant (Hoshin, Jishuken, SMED, automation project…)


FES system deployment & digital

  • Diagnose and audit plants
  • Coach and follow system deployment
  • Develop and support specific activities to enhance FES deployment (pull system, shop floor governance…)
  • Support digital deployment of shop floor management tool respecting Lean principle , contributing to pilot cases and sharing lessons learnt with other plants and Group

Develop global standard

  • Implement, test, validate benchmark solution. Write standard, procedure, recommendation to be applied word wide.
  • Write guideline for new workshop/shop floor activities based on new knowledge or need.
  • Ensure worldwide best practices collection (as example auto reject, change over tools…

Worskhop, training & communication

  • Run lean workshop to support plants (Hoshin, SMED,Jishuken….)
  • Develop training package and run the training
  • Communication to support FES BG activities and  accelerate FES throughout organization  
  • Animate FES Business Group shareplaces

A high level of training  in lean manufacturing will be provided by the best Faurecia Experts.  



The mission will last 24 months.


Who are you?

  • Master's degree in engineering, with passion for the lean manufacturing
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills and trainer's skills
  • Autonomous
  • Minimum bilingual (English mandatory)


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


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