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Gladstone Future Leader Program

Date:  08-Apr-2021
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  6417


Gladstone Future Leader Program


A development opportunity to fast track your career in operations within the automotive industry to work towards and obtain a managerial role within a Faurecia plant.


A six-year program, working full time positions, that will challenge your resilience, professional skills while expanding your Faurecia Network, working closely with a Top Leadership Mentor, in a highly multicultural environment.


(3) Rotations as an Engineer in areas such as:

Lean Manufacturing (FES&P) Engineer

Production Supervisor

Manufacturing Process Engineer

Quality Engineer


Production Supervisor

  • Purpose of this rotation: Learn shop floor production
  • Shadow an experienced Production Supervisor
  • Learn all aspects of Supervisor responsibility
  • Lead quality, cost and delivery performance for designated group/area


FES&P Engineer

  • Purpose of this rotation: Learn the Faurecia lean manufacturing principles (FES) and their practical application
  • Contribute to building the site and departmental improvement plans
  • Ensure the correct daily usage of the FES standards


Manufacturing Process Engineer

  •  Purpose of this rotation: Learn about the daily functions as a manufacturing process engineer
  • Drive and support productivity, quality, cost improvement, and safety goals established for the facility.


Quality Engineer

  • Purpose of this rotation: Learn about the daily functions as a quality engineer at Faurecia
  • Implement process control programs that will assure production of finished goods that meet or exceed customer-specified requirements.


Key Competencies to Have and Develop in Programs

Learning on the fly

Dealing with ambiguity – capability to work in a matrix environment

Autonomy, reliability, and confidentiality

Communication, to all levels of the organization

Priority setting

Team player

Analytical mindset, cross-cultural sensitivity

Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management.


Minimum education level: Master’s Degree in Engineering preferred, will consider bachelors Engineering degrees and other experience / education.



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