T&PPG Development Engineer - Automotive

21.50 - 21.50 GBP Hourly + 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:
Development Engineer

The position will have primary focus on the development and implementation of an improved data management system needed to support the ambitious growth of Tooling and Pressed Parts Group. Alongside this objective, the Virtual Manufacturing Engineer will work on the group's Smart, Connected Plant strategy, delivering projects in the areas of VR, AR & AI.

- Work closely with Tooling & Pressed Parts Group (T&PPG) Functional Leaders and internal stakeholders to develop a new and innovative departmental data management and change control system
- Roll out and control the new systems across all TPPG sites with associated data policies, standards and best practices
- Investigate novel ways of using these structured data sets to demonstrate useful business insight
- Assist with the development of new business systems, help define quality control standards, and work with the wider business to find common solutions to functional issues
- Coordinate data sources to eliminate redundancy and streamline the expense related to those services.
- Work closely with other areas of the Manufacturing community, both within the client & externally to identify emerging information technologies which may have a positive impact for the T&PPG.

- Experience developing data management systems (SQL or similar) and interfaces
- Knowledge of industry leading data governance and quality management practices
- Working knowledge of Industry v4.0 challenges and opportunities

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 of dust to dust' die development, commissioning and press line operations and working knowledge of VR/AR upcoming industrial technologies and the ability to apply these to solve issues within T&PPG.
- Working knowledge of CATIA (V5 and above), DELMIA, applied to a development and production environment
- Experience in the application of six sigma or other technical problem solving methods
- Experience in continuous improvements to business processes to support customer service and financial objectives.

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