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Paint Process Engineer

Location: Multimatic Niche Vehicles Europe, Coventry , United Kingdom

Posted: March 4th, 2021

Job Description

Job Title:

Paint process Engineer

Reports To:    

Paint shop Manager

Department:   

Paint Operations


Scope of Position
: 

We are looking for a talented Paint Process Engineer to join our growing Paint Operations team on some of the worlds most advanced and exciting automotive projects.

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Paint teams across all projects to create and maintain Paint process documentation, maintaining a continuous improvement approach
  • Ensure all Paint processes can support business requirements for ramp up and volume production
  • Create and maintain Work Element Sheets (WES) to establish robust processes throughout all Paint activities.
  • 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 Paint process, including provision for sign-offs and ‘lifetime quality’ record retention
  • Assist with the design and implementation of tooling, jigs, fixtures and test rigs where appropriate
  • Liaise with the Paint and Programme Management to ensure processes are updated in and reviewed on a regular basis.
  • Help to establish training plans to help with on-boarding new starters
  • Contribute to future facility planning to ensure Paint process engineering needs are captured
  • Manage the data recording and archiving of Paint 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 Engineering or equivalent relevant experience, ideally working in the automotive Paint application sector.
  • Prior experience in Paint process improvement design and implementation of new products
  • 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 May 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.