Project Engineer - Trim & Final Assembly / Interior Trim

Premea Limited
£40000 per annum
27 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description: Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role: Job Purpose The purpose for this role is to work as Project leader as part of the Manufacturing Engineering function responsible for the delivery of Electric Vehicle programmes, from manufacturing feasibility / original concept and design, through to and including production deliver at the end of the first phase of the building programme. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering robust assembly processes, moving the client into its next generation of production tooling and assembly processes, including process and quality improvements. Key Responsibilities & Tasks Leadership: To manage Manufacturing Engineers workload and personal development, providing support and guidance when required. Must be capable of representing Manufacturing Engineering at regular management feedback meetings, programme Gateways and have the ability to cascade information effectively to the team. Process: To produce detailed process operation sheets including visual aids, torque & tooling detail, quality requirements and safety information. 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. Manpower: Working with Industrial Engineers 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 rep) 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 dept. to ensure all processes & materials are suitable for the manufacturing environment. Project Environmental Checklists will also be required when raising Project requests. PD Support: To work with the product development team from feasibility stage through virtual builds and onto to the first phase of the building programme delivery, ensuring due consideration is given to design for assembly, fool proofing techniques and ease of assembly. Quality Improvements: To liaise with product development to ensure new or modified product content is integrated seamlessly into the production environment. Technical Support: Provide advice / information to other business areas regarding production build sequence and technical specifications. Qualifications & Experience A recognised engineering apprenticeship with substantial experience in the Motor Vehicle environment. ONC or equivalent minimum qualification with HNC / Degree preferred. The successful candidate will have substantial Manufacturing Engineering experience, preferably including Electrical Vehicle programmes with an ability to interrogate and interpret technical data and a good understanding of industry Manufacturing Engineering procedures and safety standards. The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment agency. Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.
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