Manufacturing Engineer - Automotive
SG Group - West Midlands
Temporary, Contract

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Job title Manufacturing Engineer - Automotive
Keywords Automotive, Manufacturing, Engineering, Injection Moulding
Market Sector Automotive, Manufacturing
Skills Sector Process, Engineering, Automotive
Job location South Midlands
Job salary £28p/hr
Job term Contract

The Role:
You will be a hands-on Manufacturing Engineer with a strong background in continuous improvement using lean methodologies and substantive process engineering practices throughout the manufacturing operation.

  • Represent manufacturing in new programme and change control meetings and interface between Product Engineering and Operations
  • Specification and introduction of capable manufacturing processes and equipment into the site, following lean principles and the 3 maintenance level strategy
  • Good understanding of operation lines, key processes and key systems
  • Delivering level 3 process engineering support and corrective work on current assets and systems
  • Continuous understanding of current asset and process performance and run a programme of improvement
  • Support maintenance activity
  • Deploy and maintain necessary documentation including; Standard Operation sheets, MTM studies, process flows and PFMEA
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Experience of working within a JIT high volume manufacturing environment specifically with automated assembly/injection moulding processes and at least 5 years experience in either the Automotive OEM or leading 1st tier sector is essential
  • Vibration, ultrasonic, IR welding
  • Foam-in-place
  • Robots - pick & place and 6 axis
  • Vacuum forming
  • Project Management skills
  • CAD layout/Computer programming/PLC programming
  • Torque control systems
  • DOE & Process capability studies
  • Root cause analysis
The Client:
Our client is a leading global 1st tier automotive injection-moulding supplier. With over 450 employees based at its premier site in the Midlands and a turnover in excess of £300m per annum they are a well-established successful supplier with an impressive pedigree.