Manufacturing Feasibility Engineer
Crewe, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Engineering
Contract til 16/12/2022
Scope of Service:
The Pre-Series Centre Manufacturing Feasibility Engineer is responsible for ensuring that Manufacturing Feasibility is evaluated in line with PEP010.
Manufacturing Feasibility issues to be presented and agreed cross functionally and the product style and design influenced to support Manufacturing functional deliverables.
Analysis of complex system assembly feasibility on future programmes for projects:
Review style and design to identify manufacturing feasibility concerns and support Manufacturing Functional deliverables i.e. DFA best practice, assembly time targets, production quality targets
Analyse dimensional management outputs for complex systems and develop assembly strategies to ensure product quality targets are archived
Support Virtual Build reviews to validate process hard points and sequence
Support Design and Manufacturing Feasibility reviews
Support complex problem investigation and resolution
Manage KPI's to support status reporting at key project milestones
Support definition of key BIW measurements for collation into Function Mass Catalogue (FMK) including discussions with other Group suppliers, Zwickau and Bratislava, influencing and agreeing changes in FMK.
FMK catalogue defined and published in line with PEP
Support concern resolution through VDS process
Clearly define and document concerns/issues via VDS process
Support for Control Build activities
Validation of Complex system feasibility using reference properties.
Analysis of Complex systems on Controlled Build Vehicles.
Act as knowledge holder for part design, manufacture & assembly within complex system
Identification and development of best practice principles within industry and associated industries.
Benchmarking of design, manufacturing and assembly methods
Development of knowledge though technical literature and industry related research
Ensure the development / application of new technology & techniques
Identify & contribute where appropriate with the introduction of new technology & techniques in the support of deliverables
Key Skills / Experience:
Automotive industry experience within a Manufacturing or Engineering environment (similar experience within associated industries considered).
Strong working knowledge of component design, manufacture and assembly techniques
Strong working knowledge of design for assembly principles including lean manufacturing techniques
Logical and structured approach to problem identification and resolution
Appreciation of CATIA V5 and Virtual Build tools
Appreciation of measurement techniques
Appreciation of dimensional management analysis
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