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Production Process Engineer

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Closing Date
  • 31/01/2022

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to apply their manufacturing experience and knowledge in a dynamic hands-on environment, producing an exciting product. The successful candidate will have a broad remit to support the assembly of a very high-performance gasoline engine family.  As a member of our production team you will provide:

  • Management and implementation of assembly process changes and work instruction updates across the range of series production variants.
  • Specification, procurement and installation of new or replacement facilities and tooling to support the manufacturing processes.
  • Management of assembly process quality documentation, including PFMEA, Control Plan and SPC.
  • Facilitation of a Kaizen approach to continuous improvement.
  • As part of the manufacturing process team – support line balancing activities in line with customer forecast requirements. 
  • Support production problem resolution workstreams using a standardised process (8D)
  • Support the product engineering team with Engineering Change Requests.
  • Support for New Product Introduction activities, including assessment of suitability for production, launch readiness and final approval and handover of responsibilities.
  • Support the Tooling & TPM engineer when required.

Person Requirement:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering is preferred, however, equivalent combination of qualifications and experience.
  • Working knowledge of DC Tooling (Cleco, Atlas Copco), leak test equipment, vision system would be an advantage.
  • Strong process engineering skills and knowledge with the ability to find innovative solutions.
  • High personal standards of engineering integrity with the passion and tenacity to achieve a robust solution.
  • Organised, with an ability to multi-task - able to assess, prioritise and respond with absolute urgency to serious issues, should they arise.
  • Proven experience in planning and delivering tasks on time and to high standard.
  • Strong communication skills, able to communicate confidently and effectively to a broad audience, both internally and externally.
  • A self-starter - able to use own initiative and be proactive in issue resolution.
  • Familiar with safe systems of work, quality management systems and key industry standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and IATF16949.