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  • Job reference: RMS0115127

Manufacturing Engineer - BIW VME - 23186

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/03/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (27/03/13)
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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:
Position Description:
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. Particular emphasis will be placed on:
- 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

Skills Required:
Manage digital product / process analysis deliverables in alignment to 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 Company 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 Final Job1+90 of the facility, running at rate, meeting design cycle times etc.
- Controlling Project Documentation
- Ensuring Tooling Design and Simulation delivery form vendors Robcad

Skills Preferred:
Catia V5, Fides, AutoCAD, Process Designer, Process Simulate.

Experience Required:
Body In White manufacturing process deveolpment and tooling design.

Experience Preferred:
Automotive design and production experience.

Education Required:
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.
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