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  • Job reference: RMS0181649

Capacity Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Solihull, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/06/2017
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (25/07/17)

The Role:
Location:
Castle Brom & Solihull

WHAT TO EXPECT Every product. Every process. Every environment. Our vehicles continually set the benchmark for luxury, innovation and performance thanks to our unrivalled commitment to infinite detail. Join us within our Purchasing teams, and you'll be the driving force behind it all.

The STA function is responsible for the capacity and quality performance of all new product and current vehicle suppliers as well as performing an important role within the Purchasing Department. Supporting the PPAP (Production Part Approval Process), you'll be responsible for the analysis of supplier capacity reports. Working with internal and external stakeholders you'll help to ensure that our suppliers have sufficient installed capacity to deliver future parts requirements.

In your role you'll: Support the launch of new Programmes through confirmation of supplier parts manufacturing capacity. Analyse supplier submitted capacity analysis reports to confirm installed capacity meets demand. A key activity within PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) >Manage exceptions / issues arising from analysis of supplier capacity reports: Directly supporting suppliers with demand and reporting process queries. Working with Purchasing and Capacity Planning stakeholders to manage identified capacity concerns. Generate the capacity KPIs (key performance indicators) that support new model launch governance.

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
1)Experienced at working with data and a fluent user of Microsoft Excel.
2)Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with supplier partners
3)Fluent user of Microsoft Excel

Experience Required: Prior experience of data analysis within a manufacturing environment, Automotive manufacturing experience. Excel VBA skilled. Fluent speaker of a foreign language. An understanding of capacity measurement / confirmation in a manufacturing environment"

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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