Manufacturing Engineer in Llanelli

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Llanelli
  • Salary: DOE
  • Type: Permanent

Work Wales are privileged to be working with a successful and growing international business based in Llanelli. Due to their positive year they are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer based in Llanelli with overseas and U.K. travel as required.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for Operational & NPI Engineering Activities

Key Requirements:
A good working knowledge of metal forming, fabrication and assembly processes (Essential)
Appropriate experience working within an Automotive 1st Tier Supplier (Desirable)
To have undertaken a four year apprenticeship in a mechanical based discipline (Desirable)
Full U.K. driving licence and valid passport.
Aptitude - Key abilities to be demonstrated that cannot be seen through qualifications and / or experience.
Mechanical Comprehension (G,D&T, metal forming, welding, etc)
Numerical Computation (Statistics, method of analysis, etc) Technical Understanding (BIW, vehicle manufacture & construction)
Good communications & problem solving skills

Tacit Knowledge / Experience.
Strong understanding of OEM Customer Specific Standards & Requirements
The capacity to work under own initiative with minimal supervision
Ability to plan and manage resources and teams to achieve objectives and priorities despite conflicting agendas and multiple deliverables
Experience of a high volume, capital intensive assembly operation
Experience of using relevant software including MS Office/Autodesk/Catia products
Demonstrated success in implementation of improvement and or new programme activities
Relationship Building and effective communication
Leading, Planning & Organising
Driving & Embracing change

Req'd Level
HNC in a Mechanical or Production Engineering discipline (Preferable)

Key tasks

Focus on the reduction of non value added activities whilst working towards the maintenance of the site KPI's

Tooling and equipment feasibility analysis and buy off activities

Identification & implementation of robust countermeasures to customer and operational issues

Lead or assist in the introduction of new products tooling and manufacturing facilities in line with SQCD targets

Regular participation in improvement activities, as part of a multi-disciplined team, on existing facilities and equipment

Support all manufacturing lines to achieve safety, quality, cost and delivery targets

Responsibility for the installation of identified improvement actions and customer driven product changes while minimising the effect on Facility output

Design, Manufacture and commission facility, fixture and tooling improvements or new concept.

Control of PPM activities for robotic weld assembly fixtures together with maintenance of dimensional stability of all products

Support TPM and multi-skilled maintenance activitites relating to tooling and fixtures

Create and maintain documentation in-line with company requirements (Quality, GPCS, etc.)

Carry out productivity improvement studies and kaizen activities

Creation and control of prototype parts

Present results to customer ans Senior Management team

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