Manufacturing Engineer

Gleeson Recruitment Group
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join the rapidly expanding UK division of a multi-national business providing Body in White (BIW) tooling and Automation solutions. My client works on an on-site, first tier basis with the UK's most prominent vehicle manufacturers, providing process and manufacturing solutions for automated BIW Structure & Closure Assemblies. As the Manufacturing Engineer, you will be a key player in leading key projects and the introduction and improvement of processes and capital equipment for the manufacture/assembly of structural components and closures.

The successful Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Coordination and processing of engineering projects
  • Compile and perform quotation presentations following into negotiations and offers
  • Developing and optimizing system concepts for production equipment
  • Responsibility for achieving cost targets, quality targets and timing.
  • Drafting main contracts for customers and sub suppliers
  • Delivering total turn-key projects, from simultaneous engineering, process definition, design, production, assembly, installation and commissioning.

The successful Manufacturing Engineer will demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering/vehicle technology or professional training and experience
  • Significant experience in Automotive BIW process development and NPI project management
  • Basic knowledge in dealing with current design and planning systems (e.g. CATIA-V5, Delmia, eM-Planner Robcad etc.) is essential.
  • Experience in body-in-white construction / tool making
  • Experience in robotic BIW production systems incorporating, hemming, welding & riveting
  • Must be open to travel

My client is a fast-moving, rapidly-growing provider of process solutions to the global automotive industry. Due to extensive customer growth they are looking to appoint this critical Manufacturing Engineer role on a permanent basis, to be a part of their continued success story, offering a competitive salary of between £40,000 to £60,000 plus benefits.

Gleeson Engineering & Manufacturing is a specialist recruiter of white collar professionals on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including automotive, aerospace and general manufacturing. Please visit our website for further information about our services and to view all of our roles.