Forming Technology & Process Development Engineer

20.00 - 21.50 GBP Hourly + GBP20 - GBP21.50/hour
14 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Job Description:
Our premium brand Automotive client is currently recruiting for the following role:

Manufacturing Engineering

Position Description:
Forming Technology & Process Development Engineer

This highly technical role is responsible for managing the design and development of state of the art forming processes, analytical tools and methods.
- Plan and execute T&PPG Innovation projects, focused on optimising manufacturing efficiency whilst preventing failure and maximising product quality.
- Design and develop new processes and methods (e.g. process optimisation for servo pressing or elevated temperature forming etc.) with the aim of improving part/body quality and reducing manufacturing costs and lead-times.
- Deliver external benchmark and competitor analysis activities.
- Maintain a focus on continuous improvement aligned with departmental KPi's and Quality operating methods as well as with T&PPG vision.
- Champion smarter working and efficient activities, to optimise output quality and to reduce operating costs and deliver lead-times.
- Maintain an awareness of industry trends.
- Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time.

- Depth understanding of industrial, digital, scientific or engineering processes specifically relating to forming technologies.
- Experience gained from a hands-on role in a research, engineering analysis or process improvement role.
- Proven ability to research and benchmark a development strategy in the field of forming technology.

Experience Required:
Suitable applicants are likely to possess a relevant degree or PhD although this is not essential if the individual can evidence the necessary capabilities.

Experience Preferred:
- Knowledge and familiarity with key processes, facilities and technologies used throughout the pressed parts process chain.
- Strong people skills.
- A good level of business acumen.

Flexibility: Warwickshire based candidates would be expected to be mobile with regular travel to each of our client's Press Shops (Birmingham, Solihull, Liverpool) anticipated and as well as occasional overseas travel.

Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have either a UK or EU passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind.

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors

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