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Project Engineer (Manufacturing)

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Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

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£39000 - £41500 per annum + Plus Benefits

Permanent

Project Engineer (Manufacturing)

Llanelli

£39000 - £41500PA

The Company

This automotive component manufacturer based in Llanelli is looking for an experienced Project Engineer to join their team, due to growth and expansion. The company is part of an internationally represented group with an impressive history and progressive approach, continually adding new products and technologies.

The Role

This is a permanent full-time position working 08:00AM - 04:30PM Monday - Thursday with an early 01:00PM finish on a Friday. In this role you will be responsible for new product introduction or modification of supporting stamping, assembly tooling and processes.

Duties will include:

  • Managing product design (where applicable), process design & gauge design (inc. feasibility) and introduction in line with QCD deliverables
  • Create, modify and interpret CAD models, engineering drawings & Specifications
  • Providing quotation support for tooling, processes and checking fixtures to include concepts, layouts and cycle times as required
  • Providing accurate cost and timing feedback for products and changes during the enquiry and program phase
  • Preparation of SORs for tooling, processes
  • Support nomination of tooling, processes and checking fixture suppliers
  • Support the buy off of tooling and lead the buy off processes and checking fixtures
  • Lead and co-ordinate internal process run @ rate and process buy off
  • Provide timing for assigned milestones and activities and ensure they are achieved
  • Supporting the follow up of Pressing / assembly / special purpose / tooling equipment suppliers as required and ensuring adherence to agreed planning
  • Co-ordinating the preparation of PFMEA, control plan and process planning documentation via project team
  • Training of project team members where required
  • Escalating risks / issues to program management in a timely manner
  • Reporting project status in accordance with scheduled project and program reviews and reporting formats
  • Following and maintaining project processes and documentation
  • Attending customer PMST meetings using prescribed action / timing log
  • Support project to 90 days post SOP - to final project hand over / sign off
  • Communication and presentations, directly with customers and internal stakeholders

Requirements

The successful applicant will have the following qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • HNC / Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Recognised 4 year apprenticeship in an Engineering Discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years project engineering experience in an automotive or mass manufacturing environment
  • Proven experience in controlling multiple projects with large teams
  • Experience in lead assembly equipment sourcing, buy off, installation and commissioning from kick off to volume production
  • Able to use CATIA and to transpose GD&T from complex assemblies into child parts (tolerancing)
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of high volume manufacturing with specific attention to engineering processes
  • Sound understanding of core tools - PFMEA / Control Plan / Gauge R&R etc.
  • Current driving license & valid Passport
  • Prepared for periods away from home at domestic and foreign customers and suppliers.
  • Solid problem solving, fault diagnosis and numerical reasoning skills
  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Results driven, with the enthusiasm and resilience
  • The ability to lead cross functional team members and train others

In Return

Excellent opportunity to join a growing organisation offering a solid package and benefits. The hours provide a good work / home life balance. For more information contact Kim Simpson of Work Wales for a confidential discussion.

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