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Joining Engineer

Posted 14 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Body & Chassis
Contact NameLucy Fisher

Job description

Order Ref: 38872

Position Title: Joining Engineer

Duration: 9 Month Rolling Contract

Location: Halewood

Division: Manufacturing Engineering

Position Description:

  • Joining Development Engineer
  • In this role you will manage Vendors and coupon test facility.
  • Resolve Process designer issues for joining technologies to protect the customer.
  • Advise PD of any issues and co-ordinate with CAE for any joint strength data.
  • Optimise process designer for all relevant joining technologies (adhesive, rivet, EJOT/EJOWELD/RSW and Fusion joining process) allocations.
  • Ensure documentation required is available and Process Designer and is updated with the latest parameters and feedback from technology testing / reviews.
  • Raising / tracking and liaising with PD with regards to deviations.
  • Drive Vendors to achieve weld expulsion, adhesive bead optimisation and adhesive bead expulsion levels that do not contaminate tooling and joining equipment.
  • Support JRM activities and ensure administration tasks have been completed.
  • Process Designer core skills training will be provided by the Client if required.

Skills Required:

  • Joining Technologies Excel experience
  • CAD What You'll Need Ability to transfer your knowledge base in an Engineering/Analytical industry and transfer best practices into the Clients' automotive environment.
  • Proficient with Excel, Pivot tables and understand how to progress interrogation techniques of data is a requirement of the role.
  • Ideally but not limited to the ability to advice on best practices on Resistance Spot welding with Bosch adaptive welding with Aro Servo weld guns, Self-Pierce Riveting with Tucker guns, Adhesive SCA with structural as well as gap and Hem fill applied applications.
  • Understand how to optimise process and advise Product Engineering on changes to ensure optimum joint conditions are achieved for each joining technology.
  • Hands on equipment interrogation and parameter modification will also be required.
  • Training will be provided by the Client if required.
  • You'll be self-motivated but also a good team player with the ability to listen effectively to others, portraying an enthusiastic attitude and demonstrating passion and enthusiasm to the rest of the team.
  • The ability to take the lead is essential, as is the ability to achieve results by meeting deliverables and commitments.
  • You'll be confident when communicating with people in the project and at all levels of the company with good written and spoken communication skills.
  • Furthermore, you'll be a pro-active problem solver with excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills.
  • You will need to be persistent and able to deal with challenging scenarios working with multiple 3rd parties with the ability to work in an ever-changing environment where deadlines / priorities change, and you need to have the ability to be flexible to meet the business needs.
  • Flexibility to travel

Experience Required:

  • Manage suppliers to deliver a working solution into a production facility.
  • Ability to analyse results and provide technical analysis of data
  • Able to generate Requests for Quotation (RFQ) with technical detail for joining technologies.
  • Manage vendor joining engineers to deliver technical solutions and capture key issues with the product to work with the engineering team to problem solve solutions as part of a data driven exercise.
  • Review CAD data for joining solutions and ability to work with CAD and Siemens Process designer.

Experience Preferred:

  • Self-Pierce Riveting (SPR), TIG, MIG, LASER, Resistance Spot Welding, Friction Stir Welding applications, Adhesive, Flow drive screw applications

Additional Information :

  • Location: Halewood