Senior Engineer - Automotive

Recruiter
MTrec Recruitment and Training
Location
Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Company

  • Our client is a multi-award winning 1st Tier automotive supplier based in the North East.
  • They possess a long history of success, stability, and progression due to the ability to adapt to change and utilise innovative technology to stay ahead of the competition.
  • The role of the position is to supervise and support a team of Engineers to enable the effective introduction of new or revised production processes.
  • They will also be the Interface to Group Production Engineering and Global Production Engineering for all matters.

The Role

  • Ensure PFMEA is generated/supported at correct time and relevant controls are adopted for planned manufacturing processes
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings/data notes and part specifications/tolerances. Ensure planned processes can meet these specifications.
  • Lead process choice solutions to ensure planned processes adopt "best practice"
  • Contribute to the achievement of all plans.
  • Supply Shipping Judgement/Data
  • Global BU interface for NPL & Global Best Practice
  • Ensure all planned process capital & tooling expenditure & cashflow is tracked. Develop recovery plans as required.
  • Manage Process Improvement /activity for associated processes
  • Develop and monitor process/equipment/tooling programmes to meet milestones & KPIs as defined.
  • Ensure development of shopfloor layouts and modification to existing layouts are up to date. Consult with other functions where necessary
  • Provide Management / Global BU with information regarding process / project status as required.
  • Carry out supplier audits
  • Lead the generation of equipment/tooling specifications
  • Carry out equipment/tooling buy off
  • Reporting of process readiness
  • Ensure Engineers reference the latest health and safety regulations and environmental guidelines to relevant machine and tooling specifications ( must keep up to date knowledge of relevant regulations/guidelines)
  • Ensure Engineers have familiarity with PUWER 98 / CE requirements
  • Ensure equipment risk assessments are carried out for all new processes.
  • Maintain conformance with health and safety standards
  • Maintain conformance with environmental systems
  • Ensure relevant PPE is always worn by self and others
  • Plan and carry out with Engineers as required.
  • Contribute to training plans.
  • Coordinate Engineers activities
  • Monitor and advise planned overtime on weekly basis.
  • Monitor and track holiday entitlements for Engineers
  • Carry out return to work interviews as required
  • Carry out recruitment interviews

The Person

  • Essential skills gained in automotive engineering and project introduction.
  • Previous Senior Engineering experience.
  • Working knowledge of project management systems.
  • Very good communicator
  • Capable of leading a small team of Engineers
  • Qualification Degree preferred in an Engineering discipline, HNC minimum required.