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VIE Lean Manufacturing (FES&P)

Date:  14-May-2021
Country/Region:  MX
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  14842


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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 Division is looking for a VIE Lean Manufacturing (FES) m/f for its Frames Plant located in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

Please note that applications submitted in French cannot be considered by our non-French speaking teams in our plants worldwide. Only applications submitted in English will be considered.

Before appyling, check your eligibility, to Participate in the VIE Program you MUST BE : 

- Between 18 and 28 year old

- Have an European Nationality

- Awarded with a Master's Degree


The main missions of the role are:


  1. Provide FES expertise (HSE, Quality, EE, PC&L and Production system) based on 11 lean manufacturing principles to contribute to achieve operational business targets
  • Follow up of the FES deployment plan, to support the Plant Improvement Plan (PIP) execution.
  • Provide, according to the needs, FES knowledge and skills to the plant team through training, coaching and education.
  • Participle to FES Principles in Programs from design stage (lean process design, MIFD, validation of Equipment design, cardboard workshop activities, Standardized Work ,OHP, process layout, packaging, etc..).


  1. Contribute to the Plant MOD cost budget construction & achievement, through efficient “MOD cost management” & “MOD cost improvement plan”.
  • MOD Cost Management at Plant level:
    • Ensure routing and coefficient data management methodology is correctly applied and respected, for direct standard and actual Labour cost accuracy.
    • Ensure DLE/DLP tracking process linked with the DL cost % results
  • MOD cost improvement:
    • Support SW construction and adherence, development of OHP (primarily GL and Supervisor role and routines), as the main foundations to achieve high levels of operational performance.
    • Support the implementation of  FES improvement tools for production reliability, change over Standards (flexibility), reduction of Line stoppages , Line balancing,  and overall MOD efficiency
    • Ensure identification of MOD “Productivity Potential.
    • Contribute to the lead time reduction though the implementation of continuous flow, layout optimization, pull-system and speed up flows works. 


  1. Support FES network Animation in the plant
  • Contribute to deploy FES culture at Supervisors & GAP Leader level
  • Propose and promote best practices within the Plant (FES Network)
  • Participate in Division level workshops to test the new” lean concept” or advanced tools.


The length of the VIE is 12 months, renewable



The ideal candidate will have/be:


Minimum education level:  Master's degree in Logistics, Supply chain or Engineering


  • Minimum 1 year  of working experience within a production environment
  • Recognized experience and ability to improve processes and KPI's within a plant using FES principles
  • Previous plant launch experience and previous management experience is a plus


Skills and competencies:

  • Network animation, coaching and influencing/persuasion skills
  • Ability to train and coach within the plant
  • Continuous improvement mind set
  • Ability to master change
  • Understand basic P&L and  operational levers
  • Fluent English language knowledge: written and spoken
  • Problem Diagnosis and analytic skills to understand contexts and define/support the definition of action plans


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Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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