Materials Engineer - International Assignement, VIE
Columbus, IN
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: 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?

Our Faurecia Clean Mobility (FCM) Business Group - North America (NAO) is looking for you as a VIE (Materials Engineer) m/f for our Clean Mobility Crossroads site in Columbus, IN (USA).

Your role and responsibilities?

The Material Engineer is responsible for the application and development of material laboratory testing standards in order to better characterize materials/processes used to manufacture emissions control technologies.

He / She works closely with Material/Product/Process Expert(s) to take part to the continuous improvement of Engineering Performance.

The main missions of the role are to:
Specify and schedule lab testing programs to answer to requests coming from internal customers (Program Development Leaders or Specialists)

Conduct tests and analyses in the material lab in order to provide results on time and in compliance with specified requests

Communicate tests/analyses results to the project team, the customer or the supplier

Take part to Innovation/Metier/Development Programs and support the teams for the selection of materials (new programs)

Take part to some tasks of the laboratory management (maintenance, calibration, continuous improvement and reporting processes)

Capitalize knowledge from laboratory results (database implementation, lessons learned, creation/update of specifications)

Be involved on the FECT Global Materials Expertise Network.

The mission will last 12 months.

Who are you?

The ideal candidate will have/be:
Fluent in English

Master degree in Material Science/Engineering (or higher degree)

Have good knowledge about material characterization technologies and standards

Have good knowledge about stainless steel properties

Have good knowledge about corrosion

Team player with strong communication skills & international mindset

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