VIE Sustainability Engineer


VIE Sustainability Engineer

  • Hannover, NDS, Germany


Ready to take on a new challenge?

Who is Forvia, the technology leader in the automotive industry?

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!

What's the VIE Forvia Program all about?

The VIE Program of Forvia 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 links: and

PLEASE NOTE: as part of your international development, you cannot perform a VIE in the country of your citizenship.

What is your role and surroundings?

Our Faurecia FAS Business Group is looking for you as a VIE Sustainability Engineer for our Hannover plant, in Germany.

What will be your main missions?
• Further development of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) tools and methods for Faurecia Automotive Seating products, processes, and business models
• The Eco Design Leaders in promoting and in aligning the faurecia LCA / Eco-design principles with the respective counterparts and departments of OEMs (incl. emission factors)
• Innovation projects teams in quantifying and reducing the environmental impacts of new products/technologies
• Update of databases (FACT, others) related to emission factors
• Contribution of and cooperation with other Ecodesign Teams and functions in the regions

In addition, there will be opportunities:
• To participate in the search of new sustainable products / projects
• Participate in trainings given to the engineering communities
• To participate to internal and external working groups related to Eco-design (Faurecia Eco-design network, industrial associations…)

The mission will last 12 months.

What you need to join us?
• Master’s degree/Engineering diploma in Material/Mechanical Science or equivalent, with competencies in environmental assessmento Skills in Life cycle analysis and related tools (GaBi, …).
• English language is mandatory as you will be speaking with people from all over the world.

Who are we looking for?
• International mindset;
• A proactive approach to work and optimist energy.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Team spirit, communicative mindset, ability to work in a diverse international matrix organization and a multi-product line environmento
• Basics of German or willingness to learn is a plus

What will this role offer you?
• You will work within an international team full of energy;
• You will find a strong emphasis on talent development and abundant opportunities for growth;
• You will have the autonomy to launch processes and to be accountable for them as a process owner;
• A powerful VIE community spirit within Forvians.

Apply and join us!


Category : Environmental Engineer
Posted : December 7, 2023
Salary : N/A

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