Faurecia Is Recruiting: Engineering Trainee/Intern – Cape Town, South Africa

Closing Date: Not Specified

Contract: 12 months

Main purpose of the role:

We are seeking a motivated and proactive Engineering Graduate (Sustainability) to support our sustainability initiatives within our organization. The ideal candidate will report to the Senior Program Manufacturing Leader and assist in identifying and implementing sustainability projects, strategies, and practices that will minimize our company’s carbon footprint, and foster environmental stewardship.

Key Responsibilities:

Being a key representative for Forvia’s sustainability roadmap within the organization

Conduct research, data analysis, and report on sustainability opportunities within our companyLead the development, implementation and monitoring of sustainability projects and practices

Collaborate with internal stakeholders to raise awareness and educate employees on the importance of sustainability initiatives and promote participation
Communicate internally via the use of newsletters

Coordinate and participate in the implementation of sustainable initiatives (e.g., waste reduction, energy and water conservation, green procurement, etc.)
Possible travels – scope is throughout the 4 plants in South Africa (Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage, Pretoria)
Assist in controlling the associated set budgets

Qualifications & Experience:

Education: Degree or equivalent qualification in Industrial or Mechanical engineering and/or Environmental Science / related field

Proven experience in sustainability initiatives and/or projects would be advantages

Position requirement:

The ideal graduate will have/be:

Strong interest in sustainability in an industrial field

Excellent analytical, strategic thinking, and problem-solving abilitiesStrong organizational skills, project management and reportingSense of technicalSelf-driven and innovativeExceptional communication and interpersonal skillsAbility to collaborate with internal & external stakeholders and build effective relationshipsProficiency in Microsoft Office (esp. Excel, PowerPoint) and data analysis

If you are a creative, collaborative, and committed sustainability graduate, we invite you to apply and become a part of the team.

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