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VIE Electrical Engineer R&D

Date:  11-Nov-2022
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  38307




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 Clarion Electronics Business Group is looking for you as VIE Electrical Engineer in our plant in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA.

Your role and responsibilities

The Electrical Engineer is responsible to develop automotive electronics, such as In-Vehicle Infotainment, driver displays, autonomous driving hardware, or interior monitoring.

The Electrical Engineer will work closely with a global team with expertise in key areas, will be adept at quickly learning new skills in this area and can effectively communicate technical topics to engineering management and engineers skilled in this field. She or he will work with the sales team to convey FCE technical expertise to customers, will and support product design reviews.


Your main missions will be to:


  • Working in a global cross functional team with product, sales, and engineering members.
  • Work with global team members to modify / create technical presentations to internal teams and customers.
  • Propose, design, and develop adaptions to global platforms needed for NA market.
  • Review technical portions of RFI’s and RFQ’s and provide effort estimates to add features and functionality to existing products or create new products.
  • Support development of technical portions of presentations to customers.
  • Support development of demonstration properties as proof of concept (PoC) and/or for customer presentations.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work with and learn from experienced engineers involved in local product development.
  • Communicate and work with software design team to ensure optimized product performance.
  • Communicate electrical hardware design to mechanical design team to ensure designs are optimized for thermal performance, EMC, and other environmental exposure.
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management

The mission will last 18 months.


Candidate profile 


  • Engineering Diploma in electrical engineering discipline, or related field.
  • 2+ years’ experience in design of automotive electronics.
  • Experience with schematic capture tools.
  • Familiarity with PCB layout tools, and experience reviewing board layouts.
  • Familiarity with chipset offerings from top suppliers in this field.
  • Experience working with software teams to optimize hardware architecture for both cost and performance.
  • Understanding of, or willingness to learn techniques of thermal environment and design optimization.


Ready to take on a new challenge?

Apply and join us!