Sustainability & Innovation Purchasing Apprentice at Faurecia

Posted 5 days ago

Our division Interior Systems is looking for a Sustainability & Innovation Purchasing Buyer (apprentices) to be based at its R&D center in Méru (France) – 40 km from Paris Gare-du-Nord. Position starts on September 2023.


He/she will report directly to Sustainability & Innovation Partnership Director, and will be in charge of:

  • Supporting the Purchasing Sustainability Roadmap :
    • Definition of tools, methodology, deployment on Sustainability / CO2 topics
    • Trainings both internal to buyers and external suppliers
    • Support definition of Supplier & Purchasing Carbon reduction roadmap & concrete actions
    • Collaboration with worldwide CO2 Champions Commodity & Regional Network
    • Benchmark cross industry actors in advanced phase of Sustainability & Carbon Neutral Roadmap in Supply Chain


  • Supporting Purchasing Innovation activities :
    • Interacting with the suppliers throughout the innovation process in close collaboration with both innovation and purchasing teams : Cost, contract, technical readiness, sustainability…
    • Coordination of supplier Innovation fuleing activities & events
    • Supplier Market screening on new technologies
    • Structure & negotiate contracts


  • Promoting communication among the various internal stakeholder departments and locations: Design, Innovation, Project, Engineering, Intellectual Property, Legal, Purchasing
  • Supporting monitoring and track progress on related action plans


This apprenticeship will start in September 2022  and will last 2 years.




The successful candidate will be in Master degree preparation in Sustainability /Purchasing/ Engineering (BAC +5)

  • Curiosity and Creativity
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Behaviour Skills: At ease in an international and matrix environment
  • Business oriented & skills in Sustainability Management
  • Technical curiosity


Languages:       English, French