Manufacturing Process Engineer

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Manufacturing Process Engineer

Posted 14 November 2023
Salary Up to £30.01 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Manufacturing Engineering
Contact NameAdele Middlehurst

Job description

Order Ref: 38652

Position Title: Manufacturing Process Engineering Engineer

Duration: 12 Month Rolling Contract

Location: Halewood

Division: Manufacturing Engineering

Position Description:

  • Manufacturing Engineering / Process Engineering / Engineer (BIW)

Skills Required:

  • The candidate will be part of a team of engineers, the role requires collaboration across functions to ensure we have established compliance with the BOP/BOD to deliver processes that meet our basic minute value/ Hours per car (BMV/HPC), quality targets and Capital investment.
  • It is also important for us to share best practice across the platforms and between manufacturing plants to ensure we employ the best processes available wherever possible.
  • Relevant previous experience of Manufacturing / Engineering processes, tools and techniques.
  • Demonstrable ability to create detailed and effective action plans.
  • Proven layout and project management experience on installation programs.

Experience Required:

  • Flexible approach to job responsibilities and working hours
  • A working knowledge of current Health & Safety legislation, particularly CDM Regulations.
  • Past experience with Failure Mode Analysis (FMEA)

Experience Preferred:

  • Ideally educated to degree level in Manufacturing or a similar engineering discipline Knowledge of and involvement in the product development phase
  • Experience of vehicle body assembly process development, joining technologies and body assembly equipment including tooling, automation and robotics is essential.
  • You will also possess relevant project control skills with strong communication & negotiation skills.
  • Evidence of an innovative approach to technical problem solving and process development.
  • The ability to recognise the value of, and employ best-in-class processes wherever practicable.
  • The ability to work with financial information with technical decision-making.
  • The ability to work within multi-disciplinary teams in the pursuit of complex technical solutions and commissioning issues.
  • Knowledge of New Product Development Systems.
  • Project management experience Understanding of IPS requirements & Lean Manufacturing

Additional Information:

  • Location: Halewood plus Midlands sites & suppliers
  • KPIs Develop Process cyclograms in line with Bill of Process & Bill of Design for BIW against PCDS gateways & Scorecard pillars.
  • Maximise equipment usage to achieve project Capital & Operational Investment targets Develop Process solutions to meet BMV & Hrs/car target maximise operator efficiency by load window
  • Develop Value for money solutions for all Engineering changes against CAPEX & OPEX targets.
  • Delivery of Facility Performance buy-off by driving 9 Panel process / 5F process to ensure facility delivers within its Simulated Targets (DES) for MTTR & MTBF ensuring adherence to Design Cycle time.
  • Deliver green ergonomic status for BIW facilities.
  • Deliver Projects that are in line with Safety Scorecards & Health & Safety @ work act compliance.
  • Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Application of Lean Manufacturing and Design principles.
  • Attend programme meetings at all levels and present where applicable.
  • Feasibility of all designs to suit manufacturing build requirements Design for Assembly (DFA).
  • Build process strategy for manufacturing. Planning, developing and implementation of all written Processes for manufacturing.
  • Planning, developing and implementation of all tooling, jigs and fixtures for manufacturing.
  • Supplier selection and vendor management. Process Capability of all processes and equipment, including Dimensional Management applications.
  • Quality Planning and Analysis for Manufacturing.
  • Involvement in the departments work through development and monitoring of timing plans.
  • Ensure adherence to Integrated Production System (IPS) deliverables.
  • Manage technical issues and escalate where appropriate.
  • Contribute in the development and submission of departmental responses to product letters (PDL) etc.
  • Support and lead virtual build events, raising and managing issues where appropriate.
  • Support physical builds at Plant locations, raising and managing issues where appropriate.
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time.