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Production Engineer

Location: Multimatic Niche Vehicles Europe, Coventry , United Kingdom

Posted: February 18th, 2021

Job Description

Job Title:

Production Engineer

Reports To:    

Operations Manager

Department:   

Manufacturing Operations


Scope of Position
:

We are looking for a talented Production Engineer to join our growing Manufacturing Operations team on some of the world’s most advanced and exciting automotive projects.

The Production Engineer is responsible for supporting the team in all aspects of manufacturing engineering including process definition and creation, design for manufacture, tooling and fixture procurement and implementation, build support and engineering change coordination.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the build teams across all projects to create and maintain assembly process documentation, maintaining a continuous improvement approach
  • Ensure all manufacturing processes can support business requirements for ramp up and volume production
  • Create and maintain route card documents for each stage of assembly
  • Develop target takt times, measure actual timings achieved during prototype builds and create a glide-path to volume production
  • Ensure quality checkpoints are fully imbedded within the build process, including provision for sign-offs and ‘lifetime quality’ record retention
  • Ensure as-built BOMs are properly recorded
  • Assist with the design and implementation of tooling, jigs, fixtures and test rigs where appropriate
  • Liaise with the Programme Management and Operations teams to ensure processes are updated in place of each build phase
  • Help to establish training plans to help with on-boarding new starters
  • Work closely with the Inspection Operations team to design the measurement and buy-off plans for each programme
  • Contribute to future facility planning to ensure manufacturing engineering needs are captured
  • Design and implement vehicle build books for each project
  • Manage the data recording and archiving of build data for vehicles including hand written, digital and photographic records where appropriate
  • Support regular customer project reviews
  • React to incoming engineering change requests, implementing process changes where needed
  • Work closely with the Quality and Engineering teams to ensure issues are captured and driven towards resolution
  • Attend training courses as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree-level qualification in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent relevant experience
  • Prior experience in manufacturing process design and implementation
  • Experience in using digital tools to support project management, including MS Excel, Powerpoint and Project

Personal Attributes:

  • Highly motivated self-starter with an appetite for problem solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Closing date for applications is April 28th 2021

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.
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