Pologne, WalbrzychPologne, Walbrzych


Date de publication 15.05.2023


VIE Program Buyer 1


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 Seating Business Group – Covers & Foam Division is looking for you as a VIE Program Buyer m/f for our Site in Walbrzych, POland .

Your role and responsibilities?

As a Core Team Member, the Program Buyer is responsible for managing interface between program and suppliers, anticipating the specific requirements for new programs (supplier technologies, geographical location and target costs), and ensuring the commodity panel strategy is appropriate to support the program. The role selects and pilots’ suppliers from the agreed supplier panel in order to achieve Program objectives.

The main missions of the role are:

  • Ensure supplier selection from the agreed supplier panel: identify and consult suppliers, manages supplier RFQ based on panel given by the Commodity Buyers.
  • Negotiate or participate with the Commodity Buyer in supplier negotiations and the final choice of supplier (leads sourcing committee process to select suppliers from list provided by commodity buyers)
  • Follow direct performance during the program phase: manage suppliers, compare costs with objectives, ensure quality during the program phase, respect delivery deadlines and in particular ensure that the program phase reviews are supported within the framework of the Faurecia Program Management System (PMS)
  • Ensure early involvement of the Series Buyers in the program before the series phase
  • Manage specific mandated suppliers when requested and agreed with customers
  • Negotiate Engineering Change Requests
  • Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have/be :

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or Business with a specialization in Purchasing
  • Professional Purchasing Qualification
  • First experience in purchasing or in program management
  • Experience including an international assignment would be an advantage
  • Fluent English is a must.
  • Good written and oral presentation skills
  • International mindset
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Results oriented
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