Manufacturing Process Engineer

Location Whitley
Discipline: Manufacturing and Production
Job type: Contract
Salary: £28.88 PH UMBRELLA
Contact name: Vicki Martinson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403570
Job ref: 38840
Published: about 1 month ago
Duration: 12 Months
Expiry date: 01 Jun 2023 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • Jaguar Land Rover has an opportunity for an ambitious Manufacturing Process Engineer to join the PTME Battery assembly team.

  • This team supports pioneering electrification developments in support of the Jaguar Land Rover high profile range of exciting electric vehicles.

  • You will be at the fore front of developing new, technologically advanced, electric propulsion systems.

  • The PTME battery assembly team is responsible for the development and introduction of industry leading processes and facilities incorporating state of the art manufacturing technologies.

  • The successful applicant will be working closely with Product Development Engineers and suppliers to ensure that Battery system designs meet world class quality and efficiency standards.

  • The role offers the exciting opportunity of periodic European and Overseas travel to work alongside technology leading suppliers.

  • This role offers an opportunity to be part of a dynamic, inclusive and collaborative team with the benefit of significant scope for personal and professional development.

Skills Required:

  • Capable of using CAD to be able to review designs (i.e. Solid Works, CATIA, Teamscentre etc)

  • Able to write production processes and PFMEAs (Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis)

  • Experience in installing and commissioning manufacturing equipment in any Engineering field

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • You will utilise your knowledge to develop and implement assembly and in-process test processes and facilities to deliver the safety, quality delivery and cost objectives

  • Detailed planning, development and implementation of installation timing plans with key suppliers

  • Ensure robust process planning including build simulations and PFMEAs.

  • Support assembly process strategy for manufacturing.

  • Feasibility of design to suit modern assembly and test requirements

  • Assembly process and equipment verification at suppliers and at manufacturing facility

  • Support management activities through development and monitoring of timing plans

  • Support new model planning through development of process estimates against study requests

  • Manage technical issues and escalate where appropriate.

  • Achieve equipment capability and availability targets.

  • Support the resolution of technical issues where appropriate.

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

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

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

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience of Manufacturing / Engineering processes, tools and techniques

  • Hands on approach to engineering

  • Candidates should be self-motivated with sound Engineering, communication skills, ideally with experience within volume manufacturing

  • Experience of facility installation, project management, capability validation, commissioning and product launch

  • Ability to work within cross-functional teams and flexibility to support projects from early concepts to Launch

  • Good IT skills and competent with MS Office Applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Project)

  • Ability to use CAD packages to review engineering drawings and models (Catia V6 & Teamcentre etc)

  • Understanding of safe automated and manual manufacturing system

  • Ability to problem solve technical and manufacturing issues

  • Highly motivated and able to work under own initiative

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Ideally, educated to Degree level, HNC / HND in Manufacturing Systems or a similar engineering discipline.

  • However, candidates with relevant experience will also be considered

  • Previous project management experience advantageous

  • Working understanding of GSPAS or similar process creation systems advantageous

Personal Profile:

  • An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with.

  • An individual that demonstrates tenacity, with the ability to deliver in a manufacturing environment.

  • An individual who acts quickly and can facilitate issue resolution.

  • An effective team player who can manage relationships in a collaborative way.

  • A good communicator

  • Good sense of personal organisation and time management.