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VIE Serial Buyer

Date:  17-Jun-2022
Country/Region:  CZ
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  34326



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?

Your role and responsibilities?

Our Automotive Interiors Department is looking for a VIE Serial Buyer, for its site in Czech Republic Mlada Boleslav.

Your main missions will be to

 Define opportunities for cost reduction, validate them with Commodity teams and implement them.
All actions have to be registered in Productivity Action Plan (PAP) system. Report Purchasing
indexes and Profit & Loss effects

§ Work closely with the Supply Chain team to support supplier deviation in Misdeliveries Per Million

§ Propose parts to be relocated to low cost countries to the commodity buyer/manager
§ Be involved in the supplier selection and kick off in program phase to prepare the start of Production
§ Maintain serial vendor list updated and in line with Commodity strategy. Propose and contribute to

§ Monitor all relevant suppliers and parts information and ensure proper ordering, invoicing & cost

§ Inform Commodity teams in case of major volumes changes. Validate Serial QCD information sent
to the Group

§ Prioritise local resolution of issues but escalade to Division level or Commodity Buyers team when

§ Non Production purchasing : apply Group purchasing policy/contracts and negotiate specific local

§ Ensure full respect of HSE mandatory rules and regulations
§ Ensuring implementation and maintained in accordance with ISO TS 16949, ISO 14001 and
OHSAS 18001

§ Data collection/preparation and active participation on budget and reporting process as well as

audits (for example VDA/ISO audits, customer audits, ICB,…)
§ Spare parts and ECR management
§ Support of Logistics and Quality teams (in case of Yellow and Red alerts according to escalation

§ Drive productivity workshops at suppliers and internally (VA/VE, Vii, FRec,…) involving relevant
support teams


The mission will last 24 months.


Who are you?

  • Master’s degree/Engineering diploma in Purchasing or Engineering
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong in communication
  • Motivated to learn new things (strategies, attitudes, processes,…)



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