Job Title

Senior Process Engineer/Specialist (Automotive)

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Job Description

Our client a global automotive organisation are looking for an experienced Process Engineering Specialist:

General Scope of Work

Working within a small interior engineering team to develop a unique process to deliver new to market NFPP based materials into an industrialised solution.

The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting the Product Engineering and Commercial team with process feasibility development through to tier 1 supplier direction.

The position will require extensive experience of working hands on with process/equipment and an eye for process innovation with a clear commercial awareness.

Key Attributes

Support feasibility studies of new products and the associated processes. Target processes include:

  • Compression moulding
  • Back injection
  • Lamination of soft covering materials
  • Bonding technologies
  • NFPP processing
  • Automation

Identifying alternative product design/development to support competitive tendering for new automotive projects, commercial advantage and/or adaption to support existing capital equipment.

Clear understanding and able to apply DFMEA/PFMEA logic to identify and manage risk/feasibility.

Understand LEAN principles and be able to demonstrate successful implementation in to a process.

Manage toolmakers for complex secondary equipment.

Travel within UK, Mainland EU and Asia to support Tool trials, supplier meetings and benchmarking with global platforms.

Have excellent communication skills to be able to harness task requirements, investigate and report back in the appropriate manor clearly, (feasibility, costing, risks, financial implications, alternatives, SWOT with clear recommendations)

Support/Lead established and new processes with a data driven approach.

A clear understanding of 6 sigma and DOE approach to problem solving.

Be Automotive language literate.

Understanding of safety critical product and associated testing/procedures

Foreign languages an advantage.

Ability to interrogate CAD data with a suitable viewing software package.

Excellent package and opportunity. Apply today!


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