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Color & Trim Designer VIE

Date:  17-Jan-2022
Country/Region:  ES
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  21471






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: https://www.civiweb.com/ and http://careers.faurecia.com/job-offers


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 Interior System Business Group is looking for you as Color & Trim Designer VIE (m/f/d) for our Valencia site located in Spain .


Your role and responsibilities?



As a part of Faurecia Design’s team, you will actively participate to Color & Trim projects. Based on your experience and your deep knowledge of the Industrial Design world, you will contribute to develop this discipline in collaboration with Faurecia worldwide Design Studio, ensure the development of working methodologies within Faurecia Industrial Design, from the design concept creation till physical or virtual prototype.

In strong collaboration with Faurecia Innovation team, you will participate in new materials, products, and processes elaboration. As the unique designer on site, you will be a major actor in design & innovation project development, interacting with various internal partners, it is therefore essential to be sensitive to generic business matters and market drivers, in accordance with trades and markets.


Purpose of the job :

As Color & Trim Designer, (s)he will be an important contributor in all innovative projects, dedicated to internal as well as external customers. His (her) main tasks will be to:

  • Contribute to Industrial Design process during RFQ, development and innovation phasis, with a focus on Decoration projects
  • Contribute actively to the Color & Trim expertise development
  • Communicate on Color & Trim expertise and mission with internal and external contacts
  • Monitor and decode the major trends, and transform them into concepts and product proposals
  • Support the customer in the product definition, with alternative proposals in accordance with technical and economic targets
  • Apply with Perceived Quality and Color & Trim processes ; (s)he will be attentive to details
  • Specific sustainable material researches
    (S)he has to:
  • Follow Color & Trim projects as Industrial Designer contributor, in charge of:
    • Trend monitoring
    • Consumer profile
    • Color & Trim definition and creation
    • Color & Trim proposals
    • Development of new surfaces focusing on sustainable materials
  • Fuel Innovation with new ideas/projects, coming out of a structured thinking process


The mission will last 12 months.



The ideal candidate will have/be:



  • Master's degree in Industrial Design

    Experience :
  • 2 years’ experience in Automotive, CMF Design or Product Industrial Design
  • Strong communication skills: verbal, written and visual
    Nice to have :
  • International experience
  • Basics skills or fluent in Spanish
  • Driving licence
     Technical skills :
  • Able to use Adobe Creative Suite
  • Basic knowledge on VRED & Alias Studio
  • Good materials processes knowledge
  • Ability to develop strong customer relationship (internal & external)
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong communication skills with design and technical actors on verbal, written and visual exchanges
    Behavioural skills :
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Pro-active, autonomous
  • Negotiation skills & customer focused
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Network animation and influencing skills
  • Ability to anticipate risks
  • Ability to make quick and tough decision
  • International mind set
  • Entrepreneurship mindset



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