Process Engineer - Automotive

23.10 - 23.10 GBP Hourly + GBP23.10/hour
21 Oct 2019
07 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Our premium brand Automotive client is currently recruiting for the following role:

Manufacturing Engineering

Position Description:

An opportunity for a high calibre and experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join our Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering team as a Process Engineer. The team is developing to support future engine developments for the complete range of vehicles. You will be responsible for developing our new, technologically advanced powertrain assembly facilities to support the client global powertrain initiatives.
The Power Train Manufacturing Engineering (PTME) department are responsible for the development and introduction of new and modified processes and facilities associated with new model introductions and model year changes, within Assembly & Test.
You will be a key part of the Assembly team, working closely with Product Development Engineers, Facility vendors and Tooling Suppliers to ensure that component and whole engine designs meet world class quality and efficiency standards.

Skills Required:
3 key skills required
- Experience in specifying, delivering and launching assembly line facilities and in-line test equipment (automated assembly cells, rundown machines, manual workstations)
- Project management experience of delivering new or modified equipment into a production facility.
- Engineering qualification - HNC or above. Preferably Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering.

Skills Preferred:
- Planning, developing and implementation of assembly and test processes and facilities.
- Provide feasibility statements for Product Development designs to suit manufacturing build requirements.
- Ensure robust process quality planning including build simulations and FMEAs
- Support virtual build events raising and championing issues where appropriate

Experience Required:
- Support of physical builds at workshop, pilot build and Manufacturing Plant locations, raising and managing issues where appropriate.
- Prepare, issue and evaluate supplier 'Request for Quotations'
- Assembly process & equipment verification at suppliers and at home manufacturing facility.
- Support management activities through development and monitoring of timing plans.
- Support new model planning through development of process estimates against study requests.
- Ensure adherence to company and departmental operating processes and policies.
- Achieve Equipment Capability targets of all new & modified facilities, including OPR, MTTR, MTBF.
- Support Component Programme Management Teams (CPMT)
- Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time
- Good Understanding of process capability & ability to use Q-DAS software.
- Ideally, educated to Degree level in Manufacturing Systems or a similar engineering discipline. Candidates with HNC / HND and the relevant experience would be considered.

Experience Preferred:
- Ability to work within cross-functional teams and demonstrate flexibility to support projects from early concepts to Launch at any of the client global sites.

Education Required:
- Good IT skills and awareness of Process Authoring Tool (GSPAS), simulation and virtual toolsets i.e. Digital-buck, Process Designer, Process Simulate and CATIA V5, Byteworx and Sciemetric Qualityworx

Additional Information:
Foreign languages are also an advantage, German, Italian or Chinese.

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