Jigs & Fixtures Engineer (Design & Development)
Crewe, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Engineering
6 - 12 Month Contract
Scope of Service:
The contractor will be is responsible for developing, agreeing and delivering detailed jig and fixture, tooling and process requirements,. This includes project managing internal/external customers and suppliers to ensure involvement and delivery of the concept, preparing necessary RFQ and specification, procurement, design using CAD and Catia V6 software, manufacture, installation, integration, training, handover and sign-off of projects both on & off site as appropriate. The contractor must deliver to the agreed Quality, Cost and Delivery targets whilst ensuring legal compliance.
Key Deliverables: Technical
Development and implementation of Assembly equipment, technologies, in line with the required timing and levels of approved investment
Apply Practical Problem Solving and Control techniques to pro-actively deliver solutions, mitigate risk and solve issues
Ensure continual updating of technical knowledge . E.g. Liaison with Group Colleagues, Benchmarking, Training etc.
Ensure facilities comply with all Legal Statutes e.g. - Health and Safety at Work Act, Construction, Design & Management Regs, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regs, Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order etc.
Delivery of projects within agreed budget targets
Management of project cost risks
Obtaining authorisation for Capital Expenditure Investment
Concurrence of responses to Business requirements, e.g. TCD and AEKO, etc. Working with other areas.
Generation of deliverable milestones & monitoring detailed Project plans
Work in close conjunction with other areas of production planning (launch and process & feasibility) to ensure a consolidated approach and the continuous development of effective and efficient ways of working and implementation of new innovations.
Delivery of all projects in accordance with Business requirements (Quality, Cost and Timing) and alignment with PEP
Pro-active avoidance or containment of Project risks
Ensure business compliance to relevant Health, Safety and Environmental Legal statutes
Facilities Project Delivery role
Jig and Fixture Design using CAD and Catia V6 software packages
Business Financial management and acumen
Effective cross functional communication
Risk Mitigation & Containment
Health and Safety Legislation
Knowledge of Automotive Engineering including, sequence of vehicle build, Body Assembly, Wood and trim technologies
Mechanical Engineering, machine and tooling design, etc
Jig, Fixture, Tooling and build aid requirements to ensure trouble free vehicle assembly.
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