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Project Manufacturing Engineer – Interior TrimVale of Glamorgan
Permanent | £43,000.00 - £46,000.00Apply

Project Manufacturing Engineer – Interior Trim

Job Purpose:

To work as Team leader / Project leader as part of the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering function responsible for the delivery of future vehicle programmes from manufacturing feasibility / original concept and design, through to production readiness at Job#1 launch.  You will be responsible for delivering robust assembly processes, moving the business into its next generation of production tooling and assembly processes, including process and quality improvements.  The successful candidate will have experience of managing workloads of reporting Engineers, and will have experience of facility & tooling requirements, process documentation, work station layout planning and problem resolution.  You will ensure that the highest quality build standards are achieved whilst ensuring the health & safety of staff and technicians is never compromised.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • To manage Manufacturing Engineers workload and personal development, providing support and guidance when required, represent Manufacturing Engineering at regular management feedback meetings, and have the ability to cascade information effectively to the immediate team.

  • To produce detailed process operation sheets including visual aids, torque & tooling detail, quality requirements and safety information.

  • Working with Logistics & Facilities Engineers to determine efficient station layouts including modifications to existing facilities, racking & part presentation requirements, liaising with external suppliers of equipment and compiling necessary documents for implementation and approval.

  • Working with Industrial Engineers to develop effective manpower requirements reflecting volume mix and model specification including methods improvements to achieve hours per car target.

  • To liaise with product development to ensure new or modified product content is integrated seamlessly into the production environment.

  • Tooling

  • Health and Safety

  • Product Design Support

  • Technical Support

    Qualifications & Experience

  • ONC minimum qualification with HNC / Degree preferred.

  • The successful candidate will have substantial Manufacturing Engineering experience

  • An ability to interrogate and interpret technical data and a good understanding of industry Manufacturing Engineering procedures and standards.

  • Resilient, strong verbal communication skills and someone who is seen as credible by their peers and stakeholders is important.