Faurecia South Africa: Mechanical Engineering YES Graduate Programme 2024

Job Summary

Faurecia South Africa is recruiting for the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Programme 2024.

Closing date: 14 March 2024

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

Locations: Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Job Purpose

The Operations Graduate is to gain exposure to production, logistics and / or planning activities in the plant. 

We are seeking energetic and agile young people who can thrive in a fast-changing environment; team players with a collaborative mindset and a passion to continuously learn.

We are looking for people who share our values, high performers who are globally minded, who aspire to work in a transforming industry, where excellence, speed, and quality count. 

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.

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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.

Essential responsibilities and duties

The main missions of the role are:

  • Conduct internal HSE measurements, inspections, and audits to analyse the site’s risks and bring solutions to improve the working conditions; the level of industrial safety; and respect for the environment.
  • Propose and annual HSE action plan to the Site Management.
  • Coach and support the plant management and deploy in HSE practices and requirements.
  • Participate in Faurecia’s HSE network and deploy all HSE Standards within the organization.
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  • Monitor and ensure implementation of legal compliance and manage the site’s relations with local government and regulatory organizations.
  • Monitor the reporting of HSE indicators (FR0t, environmental data,…).
  • Organise and drive HSE audits and trainings.
  • Perform accident/incident investigations.

Qualifications and Experience

The ideal graduate will have/be:

  • Candidates should preferably be unemployed
  • South African citizenship
  • Education: National Diploma Mechanical Engineering or BTech Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous experience in manufacturing environment would be an advantage
  • Good technical knowledge

  • Strong communication skills in the English language
  • Ability to plan, organize and control
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Self-disciplined
  • Good communicator
  • Honest, punctual and reliable

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 on or before 14 March 2024. 

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

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