Location: Multimatic Niche Vehicles Europe, Coventry , United Kingdom
Posted: February 18th, 2021
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.
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
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.