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Manufacturing Engineer - Stamping - 23277

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/10/2012
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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:
Stamping Engineer

Skills Required:
- Perform FEA simulations of stamping processes (AutoForm).
- Optimize draw die developments to maximise efficiency and robustness.
- Provide feedback to Engineering to aid product manufacturability. Support engineering development using pressing feasibility experience.
- Define stamping manufacture processes taking into account the most appropriate / available facilities, piece cost & tool cost implications. Generate part and tooling costs and negotiate with suppliers.
- Ensure that suppliers timing plans meet overall projects timing plans and negotiate implementation of change within project aspirations.
- Review and buy-off Stamping Processes, Tool Designs, Patterns and Dies to the required specifications.
- Provide technical support for toolmakers on resolution of process, design, manufacture and try-out problems.
- Work with press shop personnel and suppliers to support the introduction and commissioning of tooling into internal or external press shop aspects of the role requires frequent travel to suppliers (overseas and UK based) as well as extended periods in Press Shops during commissioning periods in Press Shops during commissioning periods

Experience Required:
- Ideally, the candidate will have gained experience in a Stamping Engineering role, with: Proven Press Tool manufacture or try-out experience. Experience of the AutoForm FEA toolset (or similar).
- Working knowledge of Catia v5 including surfacing.
- Microsoft applications, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Experience Preferred:
The successful applicant should match a high proportion of the following criteria:
- A self-motivated and confident team player.
- Able to generate effective solutions to technical challenges.
- Able to understand the needs, desires and aspirations of competing customers.
- Demonstrate the mind-set that will deliver superior results.
- A sound engineering and manufacturing background.

Education Required:
- A relevant engineering degree is not essential but would be an advantage, as would time served in related engineering disciplines.
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