UK Serial Purchasing 12 Month Industrial Placement at Faurecia

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: February 9, 2018

Type: Placement Year

About the Company:

Faurecia is a successful global organisation specialising in the engineering and production of automotive solutions.

About the Role:

The Serial Purchasing function is responsible for purchasing activity linked to current programs in production. You will have the opportunity to gain an insight into how decisions and actions can impact upon delivering the best results for Faurecia and its customers through supporting the team to improve supplier performance in terms of Quality, Cost and Delivery (QCD).


  • Analysis of supplier information to ensure that supplier cost detail is available
  • Supporting the site logistics teams to optimise packaging used to supply the product
  • New project implementation
  • Supplier quality assurance- supporting SQA on ‘run at rates’ for new and transfer tooling
  • Support of series purchasing projects and new product launch
  • Support engineering change requests
  • Manage Purchase Orders for the department using SAP system
  • Involvement in Supplier meetings and Vii workshops


  • An undergraduate second year student on target for 2:1 or above
  • Enthusiastic, motivated and well organised
  • Strong written, communication and computer skills
  • Hardworking, flexible and reliable
  • Able to work well within a team
  • Self-confident, decisive and able to apply initiative
  • Committed to continuous improvement

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3QAXM'