Aluminium Casting Process Engineer in Llanelli

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Llanelli
  • Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent

My client who work within the Automotive Manufacturing industry based in Llanelli are looking for an Aluminium Casting Process Engineer to join their team.

As a Casting Process Engineer you will be responsible for:
-Responsible for development of aluminum casting components during the chassis design development phase, where she/he will have to guide design team towards the most efficient casting design
-Responsible for manufacturing feasibility assessment of the aluminum casting components
-Responsible for selection of best technology for chassis manufacturing - gravity, LPDC, HPDC, Squeeze Casting, etc.
-Responsible for development of optimal process flow for the casting manufacturing
-Responsible for interaction with final OEM during development of chassis assemblies - understanding and transferring requirements to the development team
-Responsible for interaction with casting suppliers
-Responsible for supporting supplier development activities
-Responsible for costing the developed casting process in coordination with the Costing department
-Prepared to travel and support global casting activities in Asia, North/South America and Europe

The ideal candidate will have skills and experience as follows:
-Casting process - specially on low pressure casting processes but high pressure knowledge is highly appreciated
-Excellent understanding of metallurgy and alloy designation and applications for critical casting components
-Experience within castings manufacturing environment, problem solving in quality and delivery
-Experience in tooling design and costing to support supplier negotiations
-Experience in proving specific performance requirements » test and approval process
-Understanding of capacity planning and impact on capital expenditure management (volume split verses tool design and cycle time)
-Automotive or Aeronautic sector
-Chassis or structural parts knowledge

If you feel you have the correct skills and experience then please do get in touch.

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