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  • Job reference: RMS0176149

Process Engineer - 49698

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: South East London, London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/02/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Company:
Our Client is a large Automotive and Commercial Vehicle OEM, with a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering on a contract basis. These opportunities are typically based in their research and development facility located in Dunton which is the largest automotive technical centre in the United Kingdom.

The Role:
Process Engineer - Assembly
This position is within a Manufacturing Engineering group that designs, develops and installs facilities to manufacture and assemble Powertrain to Global sites. Within the role, key responsibilities will include Determine optimum methods and facilities for the manufacture of engine components for engine plants worldwide in line with program cost and quality objectives Support simultaneous engineering teams to drive cost reductions and continuous improvement and flexibility in manufacturing tools and processes Support installation, commissioning and production launch at customer plants. Support cross-functional teams toward the improvement of equipment reliability & maintainability based on historical data. Support introduction of new technologies into our manufacturing processes.

Skills Required:
An understanding of any of the following:
Component Assy Processes
Component Testing and Diagnostics
Machinery / Robotic Controls
Instrumentation and Controls
An understand of Engineering design and manufacturing
Attention to detail
Effective time management
Computer literate (MS Office, 3D CAD)
Keen to learn and work on own under pressure
Data acquisition systems knowledge

NOTE: Consideration will be given to recently graduated applicants (< 2years) that can demonstrate an understanding of the above but have not yet been able to gain commercial experience.

Skills Preferred:
A high level of motivation, initiative and creativity
Ability to work with a diverse team of Engineers, Vendors and Contractors
A flexible approach to cope with frequent change
Knowledge Engine design fundamentals
Cross functional team orientated problem solving experience

Experience Required:
Experience of working within any of the following will be an advantage
Automotive or other high-volume manufacturing environment.
Product or process planning
Quality Planning
Product Design within the automotive sector

Experience Preferred:
Experience of functional testing of engines and/or components Experience of Data acquisition systems knowledge. Experience of Instrumentation and Signal Processing Basic working knowledge of AutoCAD

Education Required:
An Engineering related first degree with a minimum pass grade or 2.2

Additional Information :
No travel without suitable prior notice. Some travel and w/end work may be necessary

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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