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VIE TVO - Waste Valorization Buyer

Date:  23-Feb-2021
Country/Region:  PL
City:  JELCZ
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  13251

"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’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.”



Our Faurecia Automotive Seating Business Group – Comfort & Trim Division is looking for a VIE TVO-Waste Valorization Buyer m/f for its site in Jelcz, POLAND.



The TVO - Waste Valorization Buyer is responsible for reducing the environmental and cost impact of the waste generated in the Covers & Foam plants. He shall generate innovative solutions for the short-term external valorization and for the Medium term internal valorization of this waste.

The candidate will lead the full project, from the analysis/identification to the implementation and reporting of these waste valorization actions.



Essential responsibilities and duties

  • Update the overview of all wastes generated in all plants of the division.
  • Scout for external companies able to valorize this waste locally in each region and manage all samples/tests.
  • Search for medium-term partnership with suppliers regarding waste valorization.
  • Lead negotiation with suppliers in close relationship with Indirect Purchasing.
  • Search and negotiate equipment needed to implement these valorization solutions.
  • Lead the implementation of the solution in the plants, including logistics, legal concern, waste preparation, etc.
  • Track related CO2 and cost savings.
  • Search of solutions for waste internal recycling, and organization of the trials in collaboration with R&D Innovation team and plants.
  • Support preparation of Subsidy requests.
  • Update and present Division Roadmap for waste valorization.
  • Ensure monthly reporting of identified saving together with plant controlling and Division



The length of the VIE is 12 months.


The V.I.E., an international young graduate program, enables young professionals who are less than 28 and European Union nationals to work for a French company in any country of the world. Becoming part of this program means going abroad to carry out a professional assignment for up to 24 months whilst benefiting from social care coverage and an interesting salary which depends on the host country. 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/EN/index.aspx and http://careers.faurecia.com/job-offers



The ideal candidate will have/be:


  • Master’s degree in Purchasing, specialization in international purchasing is a plus
  • First experience in Purchasing
  • Fluent in English
  • Automotive experience and technical background would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of productivity / lean management methodology, production, quality and logistics
  • Ability to work in matrix organization
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills






Job Family:             Purchasing

Reference job:        Productivity Manager

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