Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £40,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 1019
Contact Name: Daren Thornley
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer - Automotive – Birmingham – £35,000 - £42,000 D.O.E.

Why be a Manufacturing Engineer with this company?

  • Global market leading 1st tier automotive supplier
  • 160 year engineering pedigree
  • High growth business at the forefront of technology and cutting edge processes
  • Extremely well managed, structured working environment with a minimum of out of hours calls
  • Joining an existing team of eight, whose service ranges from 30 years to 12 months
  • Opportunity for future promotion within the business
  • Ability to have immediate impact on the day to day success of the business

Is this role right for me?

Essential Skills required:

  • Minimum 4 years experience in a relevant role within a 1st tier automotive supplier
  • Experience within a JIT environment
  • Experience with interior plastics trim
  • QS9000 / TS16949
  • Six sigma / Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Computer literate

Would be great if you had experience of the following, but not essential:

  • MS Project
  • Auto CAD

What will the role involve?

  • Responsible for providing manufacturing engineering support to current production lines
  • Plan and implement new products and / or changes to the manufacturing processes
  • Review processes and procedures
  • Provision of support to the Quality Department in the close out of customer concerns through the 8D process
  • Participate in continuous improvement and Kaizan events
  • Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of manufacturing / tooling techniques relevant to the industry
  • Manage and detail changes to products and equipment as required
  • Giving manufacturing feasibility on new products and process along with supporting analysis
  • Completion of PFMEA’s, process flows and Standard operating instructions
  • Generation of cost pack and quotes to support new business awards and improvements
  • Selection of machine and tooling suppliers and assist with the quotation process
  • Generation of VSM’s
  • Apply lean techniques such as 5s and Six Sigma to current and future processes.
  • Generation of layout and processes flows
  • Working with Suppliers on Process Improvements

What will I get in return?

In return for a positive attitude, hard work and results, you will receive

  • £35,000 - £42,000 D.O.E
  • Pension
  • On-going support and training.
  • Job security
  • Career progression


This role is active and we are recruiting for it right now, please apply now to be considered for an interview.

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