Aluminium Casting Process Engineer

Recruiter
Baltic Recruitment Services Ltd
Location
Durham
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
19 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Baltic Recruitment Services are currently looking to recruit an experienced Aluminium Casting Process Engineer for a global leading well-established automotive engineering/manufacturing business based locally in County Durham. Key Responsibilities of the Aluminium Casting Process Engineer: * Developing aluminum casting components during the chassis design development phase, guiding design team towards the most efficient casting design; * Assessing manufacturing feasibility of chassis aluminum casting components; * Selecting the best technology for chassis manufacturing - gravity, LPDC, HPDC, Squeeze Casting, etc.; * Defining the optimal process flow for casting manufacturing; * Interaction with final OEM during development of chassis assemblies - understanding and transferring requirements to the engineering development team; * Interaction with casting suppliers; * Working with the Costing Department for the quotation of the defined casting process. Skills, Experience and Behaviour required of the Aluminium Casting Process Engineer: * Previous experience on Casting processes, specially low pressure casting processes; * Expertise on Aluminum casting materials; * Understanding of other processes, such as extrusion, will be a plus; * Background on Automotive or Aeronautical sector; * Chassis or structural parts knowledge will be highly appreciated; * Good communication skills to interact at all levels across the business including customers and suppliers; * Strong team-working skills, decision making, and ability to provide direction as appropriate; * Proactive and positive attitude and approach; * Availability to travel as and when required. Education required of the Aluminium Casting Process Engineer * HNC level minimum, degree qualified preferred in a relevant engineering discipline. Apply online today