Faurecia South Africa: YES 4 Youth Graduate Internships (Production)

Job Summary

Faurecia South Africa is recruiting for the Production YES 4 Youth Graduate Traineeship/Internships x5 posts.

Closing date: 14 March 2024

  • Job title: YES Graduate
  • Reports to: Production Manager
  • Contract: 12 months contract as part of our Graduate program.


Job Purpose

The role of the Yes Graduate is to manage the production performance, personnel issues and the Health, Safety&Environment (HSE) standards of several Autonomous Production Groups (GAP). The main mission of the role are set out below.

Careerse at Forvia

FORVIA comprises the complementary technology and industrial strengths of Faurecia and HELLA. With over 300 industrial sites and 77 R&D centers, 150,000 people, including more than 35,000 engineers across 40+ countries, FORVIA provides a unique and comprehensive approach to the automotive challenges of today and tomorrow.

FORVIA aims to be a change maker committed to foreseeing and making the mobility transformation happen. Forvia is the place to be!

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’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.

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Essential responsibilities and duties

The main missions of the role are:

  • Lead the Quality Cost & Delivery (QCD) Performance for designated groups:
    • Direct QCD initiatives: set targets, implement plans, track daily results, make appropriate adjustments in resource planning in order to attain desired results.
    • Drive actions for improvement: communicate with the Autonomous Production Unit Manager, Production Supervisors of other shifts, and support functions to ensure a transparent information flow, collaborate to define improvement areas and precise action plans.
    • Manage team performance: know team problems, define areas for performance improvements with team members, drive teamwork, lead problem solving groups, lead workshops on quality improvement methods (5S, TPM, 6M…).

  • Manage the personnel issues of the assigned team:
    • Ensure daily team management: assure appropriate headcount, ensure the respect of standardised work methods, assure presence on the floor to answer questions or address problems.
    • Develop the team: ensure proper staffing, integrate new team members, foster individual development plans, advise and arrange for appropriate training, assure punctual job evaluations, etc.
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  • Ensure that working conditions are fully compliant with Group HSE standards: interfere in production line in case of safety risks and drive improvement of working conditions and ergonomics

Qualifications and Experience

The ideal graduate will have/be:

  • 3-year National Diploma or B-Tech  in Production Management or Industrial Engineering
  • Computer literacy at Intermediate level essential
  • Have a sound understanding of Work study principles and Work measurement tools
  • A detail orientated person with analytical abilities and a structured and methodological way.   Dynamic and proactive behaviour.

  • 70% overall achievement on full academic results.
  • Never been registered with the Y.E.S Youth Program before
  • Complies with the YES regulations.

How to Apply

Faurecia supports the principles embodied in the Employment Equity Act and as such, preference will be given to candidates who will add to the diversity of our organization.  

Interested applicants are to submit a comprehensive CV, coupled with copies of their academic results, qualifications and ID  via the online portals 14 March 2024. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

Only applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be considered for an interview.  Should you not meet the minimum requirements or have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful

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  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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