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Rate: £14.39 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27931-sw

Posted at: 22 August 2017

Expiration date: 22 November 2017

Job Purpose: To support daily Press operations including Launch and all Track events - The Technician is expected to liaise with Customers & also Press Journalists (at all levels). To prepare, service and maintain Aston Martin vehicles for customer, fleet & Press usage.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • With reference to work planning sheets / engineering  work sheets and supervisor’s instructions:
  • Carry out safety checks, servicing & maintenance to Management, sales & fleet vehicles.
  • Prepare Aston Martins for Shows, Track days and testing.
  • Prepare new vehicles for Sales and Marketing fleet and Management car schemes
  • Work and support Press Garage activities on and off site (including overseas).
  • Manufacture /sub-assembly of relevant components from drawings
  • Carry out RIS updates on pre-production cars
  • Carry out Warranty work on Sales and Marketing and Press fleet as required
  • Adhere to company safety, housekeeping and discipline standards
  • Ability to work with drawings / specification data to carry out territory conversions
  • Identify, by means of ECMS any improvements to or mismatches of parts or operations that will assist in both product and /or process quality improvements.
  • Storage of controlled substances / components safely in correct location(s).
  • Support quality, productivity and process improvements initiatives e.g. Kaizan, 6 Sigma and PPS initiatives.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Completion of an appropriate automotive apprenticeship (or equivalent) and relevant experience.
  • Ability to read, interpret and work to engineering drawings /process sheets.
  • Good communication skills and a general understanding of computers.
  • Clean Driving Licence
  • Candidates should be aware that they might be required to work away from base (e.g. at another plant or abroad) for short periods of time.
     

Rate: £14.39 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27932-de

Posted at: 22 August 2017

Expiration date: 22 November 2017

Job Purpose: To inspect, tack-off and spray-paint vehicles in Etch Primer, Primer, Base Coat or Clear Coat either on main line or in repair area.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Inspect vehicles for body defects prior to painting.
  • Prepare vehicles for spraying e.g. apply adhesion promoter, de-greasing and tacking off as required.
  • Meeting targets in terms of both productivity and quality.
  • Hand spray vehicles and substrate components to acceptable standard.
  • Ensure correct application of base coats and clear coats
  • Ensure removal of any contaminants/dirt between coats.
  • Set up, maintain and clean hoods, and airlines.
  • Maintain daily liaison with, DuPont, Group Leader and Lead Technician regarding issues that may compromise quality or productivity.
  • Occasional work in other areas e.g. prep / polish as business needs dictate.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • The successful candidate will have a recognised apprenticeship or extensive skilled experience in a similar position.

Rate: £28.00 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27930-ms

Posted at: 22 August 2017

Expiration date: 22 November 2017

Job Purpose: The job holder will work, with the minimum of supervision, on the realisation of body interior component design & package on all aspects of interior components of future vehicle platforms in order to produce finished detailed CAD designs and drawings. This role also requires some level of project engineering responsibility.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • CAD design and NX modelling of interior trim components from concept to completion in line with Programme milestones.
  • Preparation of detailed drawings to AML drafting standards
  • Management of CAD into Teamcenter ensuring all model attributes are completed
  • Preparation and completion of engineering release packs
  • Work under the direction of Project engineer/PMST leader on a day to day basis
  • Support/investigate resolution of build issues during pre-production builds and launch

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent within an engineering related discipline with automotive experience in component design.
  • Knowledge of interior trim components, Carpets, plastic injection moulding components, Vac formed parts, S-RIMM, machined metal products and metal bracketry etc. Knowledge of leather trimming and mechanism systems would also be advantageous.
  • Good knowledge of GD&T.
  • Experienced NX user.
  • A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements & lead times.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of the AML MISSION process and participation in PMST teams would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of the Failure Mode Avoidance techniques and processes would be an advantage.
  • The ideal candidate will be a focused, highly motivated, results orientated individual who works well under pressure and can work to a given deadline.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment is essential.
  • Driving licence, Medical clearance to drive company vehicles.

 


Salary: £50,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27928-bu

Posted at: 22 August 2017

Expiration date: 22 November 2017

Job Purpose: The purpose of the role is to lead the creation of commodity strategy plans and delivery of R&D projects for implementation. To create design archetypes and deliver platform commodities across all new vehicle programmes

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Responsible for competitor benchmarking and identifying new technologies for evaluation on technical demonstrators outside of vehicle programme timing.
  • Create and manage 5 year strategy plans for platform commodities and get new technologies implementation ready within agreed function budget, resource and timing.
  • Develop suppliers in conjunction with Purchasing to support the 5 year strategy plans.
  • Create engineering guideline documents and best practice archetypes that define package, cost, mass and HPC benefits.
  • Work with Application Managers and Product Cost Estimating to set platform commodity financial targets based on archetypes and strategic suppliers.
  • Issue SEL response with cost and timing estimates for specific programme’s platform commodities.
  • Issue Commodity Plans for platform systems that meet programme QCWFT targets (quality, cost, weight, function and timing) and support system selection.
  • Ensure that DFMEA reviews, RPN reduction plans and Failure Mode Avoidance activities are completed to support robust RFT designs.
  • Support Virtual Series timing with CAD to the appropriate maturity for analysis.
  • Responsible for the on time submission of platform commodity releases.
  • Ensure that all platform concerns are robustly resolved and provide technical support for application concerns.
  • Responsible for FESO documents with completed DVP and deviations approved.
  • Manage team; implement training plans, monitor and measure performance objectives


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Engineering degree (or equivalent), preferably Chartered Engineering status.
  • Extensive experience within automotive engineering / product development
  • Proven experience in the delivery of Interior Trim components
  • Experienced in leading cross-functional teams, including complex issue resolution
  • Proven project management skills and ability to deliver engineering solutions on time to cost, quality and attribute targets
  • Good grasp of engineering fundamentals and familiar with problem solving and failure mode avoidance techniques including DFMEA
  • Extensive knowledge of manufacturing techniques, technology and industry benchmarks applicable to Interior Trim systems
  • Knowledge of Siemens Team-Centre PLM system
  • Self-starting and self-motivated
  • Thorough, data-driven approach to solving engineering issues
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to deliver under pressure and manage multiple tasks.
  • Confident communicator – able to present at design reviews and technical forums
  • Full driving licence
  • Role may require periods of working at other manufacturing site(s) in the UK and occasional travel to suppliers in UK and Europe.
     

Salary: £50,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27924-bu

Posted at: 22 August 2017

Expiration date: 22 November 2017

Job Purpose: The purpose of the role is to lead the development and integration of Exterior Trim and Body Mechanisms systems and components on new vehicle programmes on a specific vehicle line as part of a cross-functional application team.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Represent Body Exterior functions in the cross-functional application.
  • Define Body Exterior change content in response to Strategic Evaluation Letter (SEL)
  • Work with vehicle engineering and functional engineering teams to ensure that Body Exterior commodities integrate effectively with other commodities to achieve overall vehicle programme targets.
  • Accountable for standardised documents including Engineering Concept Matrix, BoM and Final Engineering Sign-Off to describe and report status of parts applied to the project.
  • Work with cost estimating and purchasing functions to establish appropriate piece and tooling cost targets and maintain cost tracker.
  • Coordinate functional actions relating to piece/tooling cost gap closure and challenge and optimise D&D costs
  • Ensure on time system selection and sourcing for all Body Exterior commodities.
  • Monitor closure of all open Body Exterior concerns at all stages of the programme in line with required build phase implementation.
  • Ensure parts / designs for all new programme content are available at required maturity and quality for all physical and virtual builds
  • Accountable for on time submission and approval of all Body Exterior releases applicable to the programme
  • Accountable for achievement of required attribute targets, including mass, for all unique programme content.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Engineering degree (or equivalent)
  • Experienced within automotive engineering / product development
  • Prior experience in development and/or integration of Body Exterior Trim and/or mechanisms components and systems on new vehicle programmes
  • Experienced in leading cross-functional teams
  • Proven project management skills and ability to deliver engineering solutions on time to cost, quality and attribute targets
  • Understands testing and validation requirements for automotive body systems
  • Good grasp of engineering fundamentals and familiar with problem solving and failure mode avoidance techniques including DFMEA
  • Familiar with manufacturing techniques, technology and industry benchmarks applicable to Exterior Trim and Mechanisms
  • Proficient in the use of Teamcentre / VisMockup to interrogate designs
  • Knowledge of AM Mission product creation process
  • Self-starting and self-motivated - Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to balance conflicting requirements within cross-functional teams and positively influence decisions on product definition and design.
  • Thorough, data-driven approach to solving engineering issues
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to deliver under pressure and manage multiple tasks.
  • Confident communicator – able to present at design reviews and technical forums
  • Full driving licence
  • Role may require periods of working at other manufacturing site(s) in the UK and occasional travel to suppliers in UK and Europe

 


Salary: £50,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27923-sw

Posted at: 22 August 2017

Expiration date: 22 November 2017

Job Purpose: The purpose of the job is to lead the Engineering function in development of Exterior Trim and Body Mechanism systems and components on new vehicle programs

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
The key responsibilities and tasks of the role include:

  • Deliver the Body Exterior Engineering of commodities into the cross-functional Application team.
  • Lead and direct the team to ensure designs are fit for purpose and meet the Engineering and Attribute targets
  • Manage team of Project and CAD Engineers to meet the resource requirement aligned to change content identified by the
  • Application Managers in Project content documents (SEL/PDL)
  • Ensure integration of best practice and architecture as directed by the Platform (core) Engineering team to ensure that Body
  • Exterior commodities integrate effectively with other commodities to achieve all vehicle programme targets and compatibility.
  • Align design evolution to Virtual series gateways and ensure a robust and achievable plan for Design release into the AML releasing system is delivered
  • Ensure standardised documents including Engineering Concept Matrix, BoM and Final Engineering Sign-Off are in timings.
  • Support Application Responsible Manager to establish appropriate piece and tooling cost targets and maintain cost tracker.
  • Coordinate functional actions relating to piece/tooling cost gap closure and challenge and optimise D&D costs
  • Ensure on time system selection and sourcing for all Body Exterior commodities.
  • Track and ensure closure of all open Body Exterior concerns at all stages of the programme in line with required build phase implementation.
  • Ensure parts/designs for all new programme content are available at required maturity & quality for all physical test and build
  • Responsible for on time submission of all Body Exterior releases applicable to the programme
  • Responsible for achievement of required attribute targets, including mass, for all unique programme content.
  • Accountable for design validation plan (DVP) for all unique programme content and ensure development and sign-off tests are completed on schedule.
  • Manage team; implement training plans, monitor and measure performance objectives


Qualifications & Experience:
The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Engineering degree (or equivalent) with extensive experience within automotive engineering / product development
  • Prior experience in development and/or integration of Body exterior trim and/or mechanisms components and systems on new vehicle programmes
  • Experienced in leading a team in appropriate Engineering Discipline, self-starting and self-motivated.
  • Proven project management skills and ability to deliver engineering solutions on time to cost, quality and attribute targets
  • Understands testing and validation requirements for automotive body systems
  • Good grasp of engineering fundamentals and familiar with problem solving and failure mode avoidance techniques including DFMEA
  • Familiar with manufacturing techniques, technology and industry benchmarks applicable to Exterior Trim and Mechanisms
  • Proficient in the use of Teamcentre / VisMockup to interrogate designs
  • Knowledge of AM Mission product creation process
  • Able to balance conflicting requirements within cross-functional teams and positively influence decisions on product definition and design.
  • Thorough, data-driven approach to solving engineering issues
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to deliver under pressure and manage multiple tasks.
  • Confident communicator – able to present at design reviews and technical forums
  • Full driving licence
  • Role may require periods of working at other site(s) in the UK and occasional travel to suppliers in UK and Europe

 


Salary: £55-£59k

Industry: Power & Energy

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27920-ch

Posted at: 22 August 2017

Expiration date: 22 November 2017

We are working in partnership with a leading energy company who is looking for experience Protection / Commissioning Engineers to be based in the North West. This role will support a variety of HV and EHV projects, ranging from maintenance to commissioning of new systems.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Working with Protection Systems at all voltages up to 132kV.
  • Investigating and repairing faults.
  • Commissioning and maintaining protection systems.
  • Managing engineering documents, such as Quality Plans and Test Records.
  • Planning outages and contingency planning.


Person Specification:

  • Ideally AP (Senior Authorised Person) qualified at 33Kv and 132kV.
  • A minimum of a HNC in Electrical Engineering.
  • Good Project Management experience.
  • Proven experience in delivering capital projects.
  • Working on multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Experience of switching systems at 33kV and 132kV.
  • Our client can offer an attractive salary package and benefits including up to 10% bonus, car / car allowance, 26 days holidays raising to 30 days, and a competitive pension scheme.

 


Salary: £41,000

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27918ms

Posted at: 22 August 2017

Expiration date: 22 November 2017

The purpose of this role is to lead a small team under the guidance of the CVE manager to: 1. Monitor inputs from the field decide the level of initial action. Define problems that the company needs to solve to improve customer satisfaction and reduce the associated cost and ensure action is taken. 2. Monitor the cost of warranty & clearly communicate the responsibility of the cost. Were appropriate recover the cost of issues back into AML. 3. Manage the Business Intelligence function within the Quality Division.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• Initial Action: Monitor field inputs (Warranty, TSR, etc.) and decide & initiate the level of reaction required regarding product issues.
• Case Identification: Review the field inputs regularly to define trends that may require improvement from both a customer satisfaction and cost basis. From this define the cases to a level that can then be taken and solved. Take these cases to the relevant areas and ensure they are taken and acted on.
• Cost Definition: Review the cost of field activities regularly and identify the responsibility for the cost. If the cost is from outside AML then take appropriate actions to recover the cost. If the cost is from within AML make it clear what area is responsible and task those areas to improve & track the improvement.
• Co-Ordinate and drive: Lead and drive the minimisation of warranty cost and product customer satisfaction issues. This will require the co-ordination of direct members of the team looking at this issue (Client Services, Purchasing, Quality, PD, Manufacturing) and others across the company from technician to directors.
• Case Tracking: Ensure a workable system of following cases exists and the status is clear at all times.
• Cost recovery: Ensure that the team demonstrate the savings achieved and improvements made by other departments.
• Case Avoidance: Ensure that lessons learnt are passed in to the company and acted on whether at a component, vehicle or procedural level.
• Setting and improving systems: Setting up standardising and continuously improving the systems that are used by the team to improve efficiency and accuracy.
• Reporting: Ensure that regular reports of the team’s activities are available on time and are fully understood by the business. Ensure areas of the business are clear of the responsibility they have towards field costs and customer satisfaction.
• New Models: Support / Lead initiatives to improve the reaction to field issues during the launch phase of new models.
• Business Intelligence: Manage the Business Intelligence function within the Quality Division balancing project and ad-hoc tasks ensuring the data provided is timely and accurate.

Qualifications & Experience
• Degree level qualified or equivalent experience
• Experience of practical problem solving (and a knowledge of PPS / 8D / G8D / 6 Sigma is beneficial)
• Good general knowledge of the architecture of a vehicle
• Working knowledge of a variety of component manufacturing process
• Worked in OE or Tier 1 manufacturing environment
• Experience of dealing with next tier suppliers & working as part of cross functional teams
• Understands CAD, technical drawings & drawing standards,
• Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word & Powerpoint)
• Full UK driving license
• Be willing to travel both within the UK and abroad.
• Preferred - Chairing meetings and running effective meeting minutes / CCARs & Good communications skills
• Preferred - Experience of running a small team of engineers.


Rate: Dependent on experience

Industry: Power & Energy

Job Type: Contract

Location: North East

Reference: 27589sb

Posted at: 21 August 2017

Expiration date: 21 November 2017

We are working in partnership with an engineering contractor which provides engineering, procurement and construction of industrial, power generation and oil and gas plants across the globe. A long-term assignment is available for a Civil QA/QC Supervisor to support a large power project in the North East.

The incumbent will be responsible for all civil work and structures QA/QC inspection and supervision across the site.
You will be responsible for developing and updating the quality management systems.
Liaising with key stakeholders – subcontractors and other onsite personnel.
Person Specification:
Previous experience as a Supervisor – Civil Works and Structures
Previous experience in position of Quality Supervision at Power or Industrial Project
Knowledge of the British Regulations: BS, Eurocode for civil works and metal structures.
Knowledge and experience in Quality Systems Management.

The focus will be on the Civil Works QA/QC.

Candidates should be familiar with:
• Concrete Structures
• Concrete mix design
• Grouting
• ITP
• Notification of inspections
• Site testing of concrete
• Steel Reinforcement Surveys
• Construction drawings for civil works
• BS EN and Highway Specifications
• Underground systems
• HDPE and Metallic piping underground systems
Essential Experience : 
Previous experience as a Supervisor – Civil Works and Structures
Previous experience in position of Quality Supervision at Power or Industrial Project
Detailed experience of areas described above


Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27400-aj

Posted at: 21 August 2017

Expiration date: 21 November 2017

Job Purpose: The purpose of this role is to drive a 7.5 tonne truck to deliver parts to build our cars.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Using the companies 7.5 Tonne lorry, deliver parts to various locations
  • Load and un-load where required using a fork lift truck
  • Deliver parts in an organised manner, ensuring that traceability is maintained throughout the process
  • Comply with AML driving standards
  • Pick parts from designated stock locations using barcode stock control system with zero errors
  • Bag and label parts as required ensuring that all parts are protected adequately with the correct packaging
  • Assist with parts receiving and unloading of transportation where required
  • Transfer parts from stock location to stock location in a controlled manner
  • Assist with the transfer of parts for rework and containment in an organised and effective manner

Qualifications & Experience:

  • FLT Licence
  • Driving Licence
  • CPC
  • Digital Tachograph Card
  • Experience of small batch deliveries where customer service is paramount
  • Methodical approach to problem solving.
  • Confident individual with strong communication skills
  • Organised with a high level of attention to detail