Change Engineer

Recruiter
PDQ Engineering Recruitment LTD
Location
Coventry
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Change Engineer
Salary - £32000 - £38000 Location - Coventry
The Role
The successful candidate will play a key role in creating, managing and controlling engineering change relating to the various bill of materials (BOMs) used within the company.
This primary focus of the Change Engineer will be on developing reference data about part usage of the vehicle and support the planning and delivery of engineering change. This will involve developing a good detailed understanding of the vehicle and its features and using this to guide the engineers through the change management process.
In addition, the Change Engineer role will include BOM development to support Purchasing, Manufacturing and the Aftersales group. To this end, the successful candidate shall have effective verbal and written communication skills able to communicate at all levels of business operations.
Main duties and responsibilities
  • Provide an accurate series of Bill of Materials (BOM) to provide reference data and change management support throughout the business.
  • Lead validation activities with stakeholders to confirm the accuracy of reference data.
  • Support engineering change activities with accurate and timely information regarding the addition, deletion and usage changes of old, new or modified parts.
  • Assist in the development of engineering change / BOM strategies.
  • Participate in the software release process.
  • The position will require frequent contact with Purchasing, Engineering, Quality, SQA, Suppliers, PLM team and Health & Safety Executive.
  • Personal qualities and attributes
  • Good all round interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload, with others on a one-to-one basis and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-confidence
  • Ability to work on their own initiative
  • Willingness to acquire new skills
  • Strong in coaching, facilitation and communication vital
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Good Communicator, team and all levels within the company

Education and Experience
  • HNC level in Engineering or equivalent.
  • Training history in Engineering Change Management.
  • Advanced Excel skills including V-Lookups and pivot tables.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement new processes.
  • Three years' experience in the automotive industry in an analytical role.
  • Good understanding of automotive design and development process including all the stages involved and BOM requirements of each.
  • At least two years' experience of BOM development and validation.
  • Good knowledge of engineering Bills of Materials and how they relate to Purchasing, Manufacturing and Aftersales.
  • Understanding of EBOM to PBOM to MBOM to SBOM.
  • Two years' experience in engineering change management - WERS / Enovia / TeamCenter and a full understanding of the process detail and the associated concepts and terminology
  • Good understanding and handling of Engineering databases and PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) resources to get and use information as BOM's, drawings and material specifications
  • Able to establish a cross-functional and cross-regional network to effectively communicate and exchange information
  • Basic knowledge of Automotive Manufacturing processes & technologies

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81446829

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