Powertrain Tooling Engineer

Location Basildon
Discipline: Powertrain, Manufacturing and Production
Job type: Contract
Salary: £20.71 PH UMBRELLA
Contact name: Laura Hopson

Contact email: lhopson@select-engineering.net
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 55680
Published: 20 days ago
Duration: 12 Months
Expiry date: 05 Oct 2023 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 lineup 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:

  • Employ your knowledge of manufacturing systems to engineer and optimise tooling solutions and machining processes in collaboration with the wider team

  • Deploy and install flexible, agile, cost-effective tool setting facilities across European powertrain manufacturing systems

  • 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

  • Create manufacturing feasibility, cost estimates and best practice input to shape our future powertrain solutions

  • Support the continuous improvement of tooling solutions and the introduction of new technologies globally

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of high-volume automotive tooling and machining is required

Skills Preferred:

  • Knowledge of tool management software systems preferred.

  • Knowledge & experience of measuring systems and

  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) software preferred

Experience Required:

  • 2 years in high volume Manufacturing role  

Experience Preferred:

  • 5 years in high volume Manufacturing role  

Education Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or 5+ years industry experience without Degree.