senior manufacturing engineer - body construction in gaydon

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job details

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location
gaydon, west midlands
job category
engineering
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
reference number
SMEBIW1007
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job description

Are you looking for a new role as a Senior Manufacturing Engineer? Do you want to work for a prestigious car manufacturer that is one of the most advanced operations of its kind in the world? If the answer is yes, this role is for you!

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will have experience of facility & tooling requirements, process documentation and layout planning. You will also be responsible for the continuous improvement of the tub and body construction facility and delivering robust process and quality improvements. This is a fantastic permanent opportunity to play a key role and to work for an industry leader!

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:



* Process:To produce detailed body shop related Process Operation sheets including visual aids, torque & tooling detail, quality requirements and safety info.
* Facilities / Layout: Working with Logistics & Facilities Engineers to determine efficient station layouts including modifications to existing facilities, racking & part presentation requirements, liaising with external suppliers of equipment and compiling necessary documents for implementation and approval.
* Vehicle Launch: Supporting build events to ensure that technicians are familiar with new process and facilities, using the correct tooling and achieving required quality standards.
* Manpower: Working with IE's to develop effective manpower requirements reflecting volume mix and model specification including methods improvements to achieve hours per car target.
* Tooling:To select the appropriate (volume representative) Jigs and Fixtures, including specialised hand tools and power tool requirements to meet vehicle quality and hours per car targets whilst ensuring operator safety targets are achieved.
* Health and Safety:To liaise with the Health & Safety department to ensure all processes & materials are suitable for the manufacturing environment. Project Environmental Checklists will also be required when raising Project requests.
* Production Support: To investigate and help resolve Manufacturing Engineering related issues experienced in Production, providing timely containments to ensure that product quality is not compromised and ensuring that technicians are familiar with process changes.
* Quality Improvements: To liaise with current vehicle engineering to ensure new or modified product content is integrated seamlessly into the production environment. To also provide dedicated 'hands-on' dimensional continuous improvements through fixture management processes.
* Design for Assembly: To communicate best practices to Product Engineering to improve station ergonomics, hours per car and built in quality including poke yoke or error proofing

Qualifications & Experience:



* A recognised engineering apprenticeship with substantial experience in the Motor Vehicle environment.
* The successful candidate will have previous Body in White experience, with a good understanding of dimensional issue resolution with an ability to interrogate and interpret dimensional data.

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

skills

Tooling

qualification

HND

educational requirements

engineering