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  • Job reference: RMS0182007

Process Engineer - Tooling & Press Parts

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/07/2017
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (02/08/17)

The Role:
As a Process Engineer, you will utilise your knowledge to develop and implement assembly and test processes and facilities to deliver the safety, quality delivery and cost objectives.
Strategic planning and development and implementation of installation timing plans with key selected Suppliers also form part of this role.
The overall responsibility of this role is to be part of a team of engineers responsible for the planning and implementation of new and major changes to engine manufacturing assembly and test facilities.

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED
1. Fully knowledgeable in process development activities - cycle time and work instruction sheet generation, identification of tooling, jigs, fixtures, and equipment to execute process, BOM processing, etc.
2. Fully conversant with the New Product Introduction (NPI) process - RFQ's generation, co-ordination and planning of the purchasing/supplier/operations/launch/planning/Engineering/etc. teams, product releasing, installation and commissioning of facilities.
3. Knowledgeable in Dynamic Control Planning (DCP) - design feasibility, issue resolution, FMEAs, Control Plans, equipment and system capability management against milestones.

Experience Required:
Good IT skills. Good knowledge of MS Office Applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Project).
Candidates should be self-motivated with sound leadership and communication skills, ideally with experience and understanding of assembly and testing.
Ability to work within cross-functional teams and flexibility to support projects from early concepts to Launch at any of the clients sites.
The ability to lead, and to work as part of a team is essential, as is the ability to achieve results by meeting deliverables / commitments.
Knowledge and experience of working with Project Tools to achieve deliverables e.g. APQP
Ideally understanding of Facility Procurement and H&S procedures.
Experience of facility Installation, commissioning and product Launch.
Facility system validation and handover to Manufacturing.
A good understanding of engineering including the ability to review engineering drawings.

Education Required:
Awareness of Process Authoring Tool (GSPAS), simulation and virtual toolsets i.e.
Digital-buck, Process Simulate and CATIA V5 and Byteworks.
Knowledge and experience of GPDS and LQOS deliverables and timing.
Ideally, educated to Degree level in Manufacturing Systems or a similar engineering discipline.
Candidates with HNC / HND and the relevant experience would be considered.

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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