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  • Job reference: RMS0107278

Manufacturing Engineer - BIW - 21634

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Solihull
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/04/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (27/04/12)
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:
Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Body in White Virtual Manufacturing Engineers (BIW VME) support Manufacturing Engineering and Production Operations by employing virtual manufacturing techniques to prove manufacturing feasibility, enabling robust design and manufacturing assembly prior to component manufacture. Virtual manufacturing techniques enhance the ability to improve safety, quality, delivery, cost, re-usability and the environment. Virtual Manufacturing can be considered an `enabling technology that supports the "zero prototype" initiative & improves launch robustness Product & Process manufacturing feasibility analysis. Support Process Planning (interface between process and simulation) The BIW VME team are experienced Process Designer users as well as Robcad, Fides, Teamcenter and Catia. Manage digital product / process analysis deliverables in alignment to Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) product development timing plans. Manage Simultaneous Engineering (SE) Partner resource to meet the Virtual Manufacturing deliverables. Mange the Simulation and Tooling Design Plans, allocate timing and resource requirements. Validate SE Partner tooling and cell designs. Validate SE Partner tooling design and simulation as part of manufacturing buy-off - Ensure SE Partner adhere to JLR standards. Data Management for Body In White Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME BIW). This includes product CAD imports, Virtual equipment libraries, managing data exchange with Vendors etc. Software development (Key User interface with IT Methods) carry out User Acceptance Testing for new software releases, capture and feedback issues/enhancement to IT and software developers. Buy-Off the Delivery of Supplier Tooling Design and Simulation. Buy-Off the Delivery of Supplier Off-Line Programs. Buy-Off Final Job1+90 of the facility, running at rate, meeting design cycle times etc.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Robcad
- Body In White manufacturing process development and tooling design
- Educated to Degree / HND level in Manufacturing Systems or a similar engineering discipline.
- Experience in the following software applications:- Robcad, Catia V5, AutoCAD, Fides, Team centre, Microsoft Office, Process Simulate

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Catia V5, Fides, AutoCAD, Process Designer, Process Simulate
- Automotive design and production experience
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