Location: Multimatic Niche Vehicles Assembly Europe, Coventry, United Kingdom
Posted: March 20th, 2020
Niche Vehicle Assembly Europe (MNVAE), located in Coventry UK, is a world-class facility responsible for the production of supercars and hyper cars. MNVAE is currently seeking an Engineering Manager to be part of an elite team working on the assembly of bespoke niche vehicles. Reporting to the General Manager in an exciting and fast pacing vehicle production facility, you will lead, plan, and implement manufacturing and product engineering methods to enable equipment and process optimization for our Coventry (UK) Niche vehicle assembly manufacturing plant. This position ensures effectiveness in safety, product quality, cost containment, and production operating standards in an automotive environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads the project management process inclusive of equipment planning, design, development and testing, and rate verification to support introduction of new vehicle programs and product enhancements. Communicates feedback/results to appropriate stakeholders within the organization at appropriate project milestones.
Maintains regular daily presence on the production floor and provides engineering resources to assembly in areas of safety, ergonomic evaluations, methods improvement, procurement and fabrication. Develops, document, and implement manufacturing methods needed to enhance existing products
Review engineering changes and take appropriate measures to ensure all product documentation for the affected operations are updated to support the change prior to release to production.
Develop and implement changes in operational workflow as needed to improve and accelerate the flow of product through the facility.
Prepare engineering and capital improvements budget to meet operating plan and program launch requirements.
Resolving engineering issues that arise during the vehicle programs
Developing detailed information and instructions to support training of build technicians on the vehicle build.
Responsible for completing any required process capability and reliability studies, station balancing and other engineering tasks.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering(preferably mechanical engineering) or related field.
Five (5) years experience in related engineering discipline, project management, or direct customer support experience.
Extensive automotive vehicle build experience
Technical proficiency with automated high-volume welding, stamping, and roll forming processes.
Broad experience with lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement project implementation.
Demonstrated competencies in leading a team
Strong organization and project management skills.
Experience with 3D CAD software – Solidworks preferred
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office; SAP knowledge is a strong preference
Must be legally able to work in the UK
Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.
If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume. We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.