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Advanced Supplier Quality - Division VIE

Country/Region:  LU
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  6526



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.

Essential responsibilities and duties

The Advanced Supplier Quality Engineer supports the program buyer by managing the supplier's performance (timing, quality, and delivery, service) for a program or programs with high complexity, meaning multiple Faurecia plant locations, various starts of production dates, and a full scope of new products. From program development phase to launch he/she ensures robust application of APQP process.

Criteria:  High Complexity Programs (# of parts, spend, geographic scope, etc) including but not limited to global programs where he/she is the global lead ASQ.


The main missions of the role are:

    • Deploys APQP related to development phase (or current production phase) of Bought out parts following Faurecia Purchasing requirements
    • Trains the suppliers and makes sure that the defined standards are properly applied and on time delivered (APQP elements).
    • Follows the APQP progress with the status report and make decisions in collaboration with the program team.
    • Gives recommendations on technical choices to ensure the product/process robustness during program development (for both suppliers and Faurecia plant)
    • Manages the process qualification at supplier (control plan and quality basics implementation, mass production trial & process Audit)
    • Pronounces PPAP status and Ensures to deliver validated PPAP prior Start of Production (SOP) after SQA assembly trial & appearance approvals.
    • Monitors PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) and S/R rate.
    • Secures all Key characteristics (Safety and Regulations) during Program phase.

Manages progress/convergence plan with low performance suppliers involved in program in collaboration with division SQD.




The ideal candidate will have/be:


Minimum Education Level: Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Business Administration



    • A first experience in an industrial environment including an experience in a program team is appreciated


Skills and competencies:  

    • Knowledge of Project Management methodology
    • APQP & PPAP validation process knowledge
    • Supplier audit process knowledge.
    • Fluent English
    • Results oriented
    • Ability to work in a matrix organization


Nice to have:  

    • Product knowledge
    • Processes knowledge


The Employee is aware and ensures the respect of the Internal Rules, Code of Ethics and Management Code applicable in the establishment to which she/he is assigned.

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