Lean Manufacturing Engineer - International Assignement, VIE
Auburn Hills, MI
Job Description


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 https://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 Automotive Seating Business Group - North American Operations Division is looking for you as a VIE Faurecia Excellence System (FES&P) and Productivity Engineer in our Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States location.

Your role and responsibilities?

Your main missions will be to contribute to plants performance and profitability with direct labor and TVO (Total Value Optimization) focus and the FES operating principles application including

  • At Plants level, provide support for FES X.0 Implementation including Health and Safety, Quality, Production, Logistics and Production system based on Lean Manufacturing principles to contribute to achieve operational business targets.

  • Follow up of the FES X.0 fundamentals deployment plan of the plants, to support the Plant Improvement Plan (PIP) execution.

  • Provide, according to the needs, FES knowledge and skills to the plants team through training, coaching and education.

  • Propose and promote best practices between the plants (FES Network)

  • Participate in Division level workshops to test the new" lean concept" or advanced tools.

  • Follow the TVO productivity actions with the plants, animate and participate to workshops

The mission will last 18 months

Who are you?

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • Fluent in English

  • Minimum 1 year of working experience within a production environment

  • Previous plant launch experience and previous management experience is a plus

  • Network animation, coaching and influencing/persuasion skills

  • Ability to train and coach

  • Continuous improvement mind set

  • Ability to master change

  • Problem Diagnosis and analytic skills to understand contexts and define/support the definition of action plans

  • Able to travel to different plants in US and Mexico to support the plants if needed

Ready to take on a new challenge? Apply and join us!

Job Type Full-time