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Plant Engineer - VIE

Dátum: 29.7.2022

Lokalita: Pappenheim, Germany

Spoločnosť: Plastic Omnium



Hungry for challenges? Join a group with innovation at its heart and contribute to the automotive revolution!

With 32,000 team members located in 26 countries and a 2020 revenue of €7,7 billion, Plastic Omnium is a world leader in its two businesses: automotive and environment.

The Intelligent Exterior Systems Division is the world leader for the production of body panels and modules. Serving over 70 car manufacturers worldwide, it encompasses 23,000 employees in 85 sites.

What you will find in our factories? Bumpers and tailgates for our 70+ clients worldwide.

Our ambition? Provide automakers with cutting-edge equipment and solutions to develop tomorrow’s clean and connected car.


Job description


Type of contract: VIE


We are always looking for young engineers to work in our plants in Germany on the shopfloor, in fields such as Manufacturing, Supply Chain or Quality.


Possible locations in Germany: Sterbfritz, Essen, Pappenheim, Reinsdorf, Weissenburg


Missions may include:


Supply Chain

  • Participate in definition of physical flows organization, transports and plant layout workshops
  • Organize and ensure good flow of projects within the plant
  • Implement corporate logistics tools such as SAP system modules, excel files and other
  • Coordinate inventory management tools application, cycle countings and reports. 

Manufacturing/Continuous improvement

  • Contribute to the launch of new products within the plant
  • Conduct assessment of different plant processes
  • Ensure and optimize continuous improvement actions
  • Deploy corporate Supply Chain and Lean Manufacturing methodologies


  • Analyze quality issues using methodologies and tools (8D, PPAP, FMEA…) and propose corrective measures
  • Support the quality team on various projects
  • Conduct training and promote Quality standards within the plant
  • Participate in audit preparation
  • Support data-driven decision management


This role will give you international exposure and first responsibilities in a working environment with the potential to further develop a career inside the company.






You are a highly motivated young graduate from a recognized engineering school with an interest for the automotive sector, or a fast-paced industrial environment. A first experience or internship in this sector can be a plus.


You are a team player, a self-learner and have demonstrated some leadership and good communication skills.


You are open-minded and with a serious desire to learn, and you can demonstrate a clear willingness to embark on an international career. You are also rigorous and customer-oriented.


You are fluent in German (B1-B2 minimum) and English.



VIE Contract Eligibility


Candidates eligible for a VIE contract must fulfill ALL the following criteria:

  • EU citizenship (German nationality not applicable)
  • Age 18 to 28 years old
  • No previous remunerated work in Germany (paid internships are admitted under certain conditions)





12 to 24 months