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Process Engineer 4.0 Industry

Date:  04-Jun-2022
Country/Region:  CZ
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  31880



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.


Our Faurecia Automotive Seating Business Group is looking for you as a VIE AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle) Engineer -m/f for our Site in Pilsen, Czech Republic.


Your position and environment?



The role of the AGV Engineer is to implement 4.0 indrustry by AGV projects in ESD (Europe Seating Division) JIT (Just In Time) plants.

Main missions & Tasks:


• Cooperate on AGV workshops in the plant: Following the AGV toolkit methodology, the role is to work with the plant on the AGV project specifications formalization. It includes optimal layout and routes organization, AGV type and quantity, trolleys definition and karakuri systems, targeted organization and savings calculation. Karakuri worskhop with kaizen approach.


• Control the project planning: Based on the planning approved during the kick-off, the role is to ensure that the planning milestones are reached on time. It includes: regular follow up meetings/visits, roadblocks identification and escalation to the plant manager/DT Leader, interface with the AGV supplier and/or other parties (Jit Product Line, Purchasing, …) in order to facilitate the problem solving.


• Install the AGV in the plants: support plant team during installation of the magnetic tapes and PLC boxes, layout logitc of the AGV routes, AGV and karakuri tests, training of the local maintenance/logistic people, support during the launch phase. Cooperation with AGV suppliers and drive the AGV project till validation by Run@Rate. Improvement/modification of current AGV loops to use effectively AGVs for JIT 4.0 manufacturing process.


 Capitalize and formalize : Enrich and update the AGV Tool kit, define standard formulars/checklist to help the plant (example : OK 1st part for AGV, HSE checklist, …), transversalize best practices.


• Contribute to the AGV new technologies development: tool kit for new AGV applications such as JIT 4.O AGV stnd, AGV stacker, Goods To Man, etc. …. Participation to workshops to define new concepts and use cases.


• Other DT Technology: Participation and contribution on projects with other type of JIT 4.0 DT Technology, like DMC, ACW, ASAP cells etc.





The ideal candidate will have:


  • Manufacturing Engineering or Maintenance background with focus on Industry 4.0


  • Some abilities in IT/PLC programming and electrical knowledge is an advantage.


  • PC&L Improvement experience, including layout optimization, LTC, Kanban set up.


  • Project management skills.


  • Strong communication and leadership skills with the ability to work in matrix organization.


  • Hands on and result oriented (very pragmatic).


  • Fluent in English.



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