Electrified Powertrain Manufacturing Machining Systems Engineer

Location Basildon
Discipline: Powertrain, Manufacturing and Production, Electrical/Electronic
Job type: Contract
Salary: £51.10ph (inside IR35) umbrella
Contact name: Vicki Martinson

Contact email: vmartinson@select-engineering.net
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 55677
Published: 20 days ago
Duration: 24 Months
Expiry date: 30 Apr 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering (PTME) is a key contributing organisation within Fords business as we transition from our historical product line-up of Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) only, to a strong Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) powertrain offering.

  • This position arises at an enthralling time as PTME Europe are at the forefront of the transformation of our manufacturing facilities across Europe from ICE to BEV.

  • You would be a key member of our PTME family, helping us to modernise our business as we `Bring on Tomorrow' within Ford by manufacturing our new range of electrified powertrains for vehicles.

  • Your role within the team would involve you collaborating with our partners, including: Product Development, Purchasing, and Manufacturing Plants.

  • We need you to share your transferable skills, knowledge, and experience within our team as you:

  • Deploy and install flexible, agile, cost-effective machining systems within UK powertrain manufacturing sites from design concept stages through to product launch by learning from the team.

  • Immerse yourself within our dynamic and flexible team as you contribute to the `can do attitude' the team has as we work in a fast-changing environment

  • Support lead engineers in the development of manufacturing feasibility, cost estimates and best practice input to shape our future powertrain solutions

  • Support lead engineers through the system design, procurement, installation and launch phases of new volume production machining systems

Skills Required:

  • High volume system process engineering experience

Skills Preferred:

  • Process engineering knowledge.

  • MS project planning skills. FMEA CAD Skills Knowledge of machine capability validation

Experience Required:

  • 2 years in a manufacturing role  

Experience Preferred:

  • 5 years in high volume manufacturing role, experience of new machine tool procurement, installation, and commissioning

Education Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or 2+ year's industry experience without Degree.