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  • Job reference: RMS0164633

Engine Investigation Technician - 28452

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/03/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (04/04/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
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:
Main responsibilities include (but are not limited to):-
• Drive best in class quality into the build of our engines.
• Applying clear standards to measure function, performance and build quality of all engine variants manufactured at the EMC.
• Drive improvements in warranty performance through clear feedback on engine returns analysis.
• Defining root cause and countermeasure activities either in Supplier Quality, Manufacturing performance and or Design capability.
• Strip and rebuild engines.
• Investigative techniques.
• Working in partnership with all facets of the organisation to achieve and or supersede production targets for JLR.
• Facilitate continuous improvement and learning across all functional areas through the training and communication of quality initiatives.
• Routinely review data and maintain statistical and ETAG performance reports.
• Ensure internal and external audit compliance to standards including TS16949 and ISO 14001.
• Take part in the development and delivery of specific Quality training.
• Work closely with Manufacturing Operations to identify and resolve production and quality system deficiencies.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Time served in an indentured apprenticeship industry recognised training scheme
• Knowledge of measurement and co-ordinate systems is essential.
• Proven Experience working in a high precision production environment
• Working knowledge of the application and delivery of measurement systems and equipment
• MS Office skills - experienced using Excel, Word and PowerPoint, as well as diagram.
• There will be the occasional requirement for UK and international travel to other client sites, and gauging and equipment suppliers for short durations as demanded by the role

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience in Manufacturing Engineering Powertrain production experience
• Working knowledge of precision engine-working processes
• Understanding or familiarity with automotive systems, practices and procedures.
• Experience of working to tight deadlines in a high volume production environment
• Educated to HNC/HND level in Mechanical or Production Engineering (preferable)
• Green Belt trained (preferable)
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