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Project / Manufacturing Engineer

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6 Sep 2022
The Recruitment Co are currently recruiting a Project / Manufacturing Engineer to join our clients growing team that work within the automotive industry based in the Llanelli area. Contract: Permanent Salary: £45,000 Hours of work: DAYS. Mon-Thurs 8am-4.330pm, Fri 8am-1pm You will be Responsible for new Product Introduction, transfer or modification supporting stamping & assembly tooling & Processes. Qualifications: HNC / Degree in a Mechanical or Production Engineering discipline (Preferable) Key Tasks / Responsibilities: Focus on the reduction of non value added activities whilst working towards the maintenance of the site KPI's Identification & implementation of robust countermeasures to customer and operational issues Regular participation in improvement activities, as part of a multi-disciplined team, on existing facilities and equipment Responsibility for the installation of identified improvement actions and customer driven product changes while minimising the effect on Facility output Escalating risks / issues to program management in a timely manner. Create and maintain documentation in-line with company requirements (Quality, GPCS, etc.) Creation and control of prototype parts Creation and control of prototype parts Lead or assist in the introduction of new products tooling and manufacturing facilities in line with SQCD targets Support all manufacturing lines to achieve safety, quality, cost and delivery targets Design, Manufacture and commission facility, fixture and tooling improvements or new concept. Support TPM and multi-skilled maintenance activities relating to tooling and fixtures Carry out productivity improvement studies and kaizen activities Present results to customer and Senior Management team Key Requirements: A good working knowledge of metal forming, fabrication and assembly processes (Essential) A thorough knowledge and understanding of high volume automotive manufacturing with specific attention to engineering processes (Essential). To have undertaken a four year apprenticeship in a mechanical based discipline (Desirable) Lead assembly equipment sourcing, buy off, installation and commissioning from kick off to volume production (Desirable). Sound understanding of the core tools - PFMEA / Control Plan / Gauge R&R etc. (Essential) Current driving licence & valid Passport, as travel to customers and suppliers will be required as and when necessary. Prepared for periods away from home at domestic and foreign customers and suppliers. Aptitude - Key abilities to be demonstrated: Mechanical Comprehension (GD&T, metal forming, welding, etc) Technical Understanding (BIW, vehicle manufacture & construction) Numerical Computation (Statistics, method of analysis, etc) Good communications & problem solving skills Knowledge / Experience: Strong understanding of OEM Customer Specific Standards & Requirements The capacity to work under own initiative with minimal supervision Ability to plan and manage resources and teams to achieve objectives and priorities despite conflicting agendas and multiple deliverables Experience of a high volume, capital intensive assembly operation Experience of using relevant software including MS Office/Autodesk/Catia products Demonstrated success in implementation of improvement and or new programme activities If you feel you are the right candidate for this role then please submit your CV for immediate response. CPSwansea The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we're committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace
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  • Job Reference: 705463383-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Recruitment Co
    The Recruitment Co
  • Location: Carmarthenshire
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent