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  • Job reference: RMS0148072

Cylinder Head Engineer - 27212

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/11/2014
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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.

The Role:
Key Responsibilities & Tasks: -
As Machining Manufacturing Engineer, you'll be part of a team of engineers designing, developing, installing and launching quality-focused, efficient machining production processes for our new engines. In doing so, you'll play an integral part in the development of our plants and our rapidly-expanding future
* Process planning to support complete machining production facilities globally, that meet our quality, volume and cost goals whilst delivering operational excellence
* Procurement and management of multiple machine tools covering a wide range of processes including 5 Axis CNC machining, Assembly Machines, Leak Test equipment and High Pressure Final Washes.
* Installation, commissioning and launch of machining production facilities at customer plants worldwide
* Supporting the development of standardised machining process strategies and procedures for replication within Global Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering
* Identifying and driving robust resolution of product design manufacturing feasibility & manufacturing process issues
* Introducing innovative new technologies into our manufacturing processes to improve safety, productivity, quality & cost metrics
* Driving continuous improvements in investment efficiency, process stability and robustness, flexibility & manufacturing cost per unit within and between engine programs

Role will be based at Whitley, but travel to other sites will be required. Regular travel abroad on company business.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Proven experience of facility installation, commissioning and launch would be highly desirable.
* Strong track record of working in a team to meet tough deliverables in Powertrain or associated disciplines
* Knowledge of high-precision machining processes is essential
* Knowledge of 5 Axis CNC machining, Assembly Machines, Leak Test equipment and High Pressure Final Washes.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are vital
* Flexible regarding work location
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