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Jigs & Fixtures Engineer - Process Planning Department

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/01/2020
  • Duration: on-going
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The Role:
Scope of Services:
* Understand requirements of requests submitted from Process Planning Engineers
* Generate detailed Request for Quote (RFQ) in line with Bentley requirements and internal processes
* Manage the supplier tendering process together with the relevant purchasing department
* Manage the chosen suppliers from Purchase Order (PO) through to delivery including relevant containment requirements
* Manage the project budgets by tracking spend and reporting to management weekly
* Distribute weekly status reports to the Head of Department and Functional Managers
* Populate the monthly business status reporting KPI's for the Functional Manager
* Manage the work load of supportive service contractors
* Manage J&F department workload and job allocation
* Completion of APQP tasks including J&F validation/gauge R&R
* Ability to interrogate CAD with design abilities favourable

The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Either demonstrable experience working in the Manufacturing environment or proven track record in associated technical role
* Be capable of developing and updating process documentation
* Understanding of production permits, deviations and change requests
* Cross functional working
* Working to and generating accurate and achievable timing plans
* Support part/sub-assembly feasibility by working closely with Engineering, Metrology, Pre-Series Centre and Production functions
* Accountable for preparing processes and facilities for the introduction of future products and current models into Series Manufacture
* Support concern resolution through internal Bentley processes
* Identifying and supporting controlled build activities
* Support Series production through Project Phases
* Reviewing, resolving & responding to audit, defect rate and internal KPI concerns through project phases
* Automotive or Aerospace industry experience preferable

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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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