Location Halewood
Discipline: Manufacturing and Production
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££28.88 p/h (inside IR35)
Contact name: Vicki Martinson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 38652
Published: 3 months ago
Duration: 12 months
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2023 23:59

Skills Required:

  • The candidate will be part of a team of engineers, the role requires collaboration across functions to ensure we have established compliance with the BOP/BOD to deliver processes that meet our basic minute value/ Hours per car (BMV/HPC), quality targets and Capital investment.

  • It is also important for us to share best practice across the platforms and between manufacturing plants to ensure we employ the best processes available wherever possible.

  • Relevant previous experience of Manufacturing / Engineering processes, tools and techniques.

  • Demonstrable ability to create detailed and effective action plans. Proven layout and project management experience on installation programs.

Experience Required:

  • Flexible approach to job responsibilities and working hours.

  • A working knowledge of current Health & Safety legislation, particularly CDM Regulations.

  • Past experience with Failure Mode Analysis (FMEA)

Experience Preferred:

  • Ideally educated to degree level in Manufacturing or a similar engineering discipline

  • Knowledge of and involvement in the product development phase

  • Experience of vehicle body assembly process development, joining technologies and body assembly equipment including tooling, automation and robotics is essential.

  • You will also possess relevant project control skills with strong communication & negotiation skills.

  • Evidence of an innovative approach to technical problem solving and process development.

  • The ability to recognise the value of, and employ best-in-class processes wherever practicable.

  • The ability to work with financial information with technical decision-making.

  • The ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team in the pursuit of complex technical solutions and commissioning issues.

  • Knowledge of New Product Development Systems.

  • Project management experience Understanding of IPS requirements & Lean Manufacturing

Additional Information:

  • KPIs Develop Process cyclograms in line with Bill of Process & Bill of Design for BIW against PCDS gateways & Scorecard pillars.

  • Maximise equipment usage to achieve project Capital & Operational Investment targets Develop Process solutions to meet BMV & Hrs/car target maximise operator efficiency by load window Develop Value for money solutions for all Engineering changes against CAPEX & OPEX targets.

  • Delivery of Facility Performance buy-off by driving 9 Panel process / 5F process to ensure facility delivers within its Simulated Targets (DES) for MTTR & MTBF ensuring adherence to Design Cycle time.

  • Deliver green ergonomic status for BIW facilities.

  • Deliver Projects that are in line with Safety Scorecards & Health & Safety @ work act compliance.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Application of Lean Manufacturing and Design principles.

  • Attend programme meetings at all levels and present where applicable.

  • Feasibility of all designs to suit manufacturing build requirements

  • Design for Assembly (DFA).

  • Build process strategy for manufacturing.

  • Planning, developing and implementation of all written Processes for manufacturing.

  • Planning, developing and implementation of all tooling, jigs and fixtures for manufacturing.

  • Supplier selection and vendor management.

  • Process Capability of all processes and equipment, including Dimensional Management applications.

  • Quality Planning and Analysis for Manufacturing.

  • Involvement in the departments work through development and monitoring of timing plans.

  • Ensure adherence to Integrated Production System (IPS) deliverables.

  • Manage technical issues and escalate where appropriate.

  • Contribute in the development and submission of departmental responses to product letters (PDL) etc.

  • Support and lead virtual build events, raising and managing issues where appropriate.

  • Support physical builds at Plant locations, raising and managing issues where appropriate.

  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time.