Process Engineer

Job Reference: WM – 2386

Location: Staffordshire

Salary: £40,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Process Engineer


  • Own & evaluate processes according to GA-SP P06 – PPCR & IPA
  • Follow GA-SP P12 engineering / change management
  • Track project timing and escalate any delays to relevant departments
  • Confirm feasibility + costs of engineering changes internal & external where necessary
  • Present layout proposals for internal changes
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Evaluate layout proposals with – plant support functions – for new product introductions
  • Carry out / support trials onsite / offsite – document process paramaters, capture pfu’s, completion of process & equipment acceptance reports.
  • Update asset register with equipment, supplier, asset #, dim’s, weights, manufacture date
  • Identify obsolescence
  • Raise & book in PO’s on SAP
  • Update lessons learned database
  • Carry out audits to ensure process adherance
  • Ensue processes are correct: cycle time, manning, reject rate, process flow + equipment is functioning at optimum
  • Follow up all quality alerts, actively engage in supporting closure
  • Raise internal deviations when process is not to standard & follow through to ensure closure in timely manner.
  • Attend / follow up red table events: Lead where possible and actively participate in root cause analysis and closure within target.
  • Promote and sustain a good 5S & H&S environment.
  • Support new product introductions carrying out trials with assistance / direction from project team, predominantly: IIP,IPP & ICP functions
  • Creation of “datum packs” for each process stream, minimum requirement as per GA-SP p06: line doc’s: detailed process description, work instructions: cyclic & non cyclic, paramater setting sheets, FMEA,Layout
  • Evaluate PFMEA at PPCR, OWN PFMEA from IPA through to end of life
  • Identify & lead opportunities for efficiency improvements: Layout, scrap reduction, CT reduction
  • Carry out productive capacity studies in line with GA-SP – IPA-2
  • Raise & follow up PFU’s internal & external using central database where possible
  • BOM ownership, upkeep and improvements to

About You:

  • Assembly, vacuum/ thermo forming, general industrial machinery / tooling, setting experience
  • 2 years’ experience in process improvements
  • Experience in the automotive sector
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Work well – SAFELY – under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Mechanical aptitude,
  • Ability to use own initiative and work with minimum supervision
  • Good communication / organisation skills
  • Good people skills – respects GA code of ethics
  • Ability to interpret & generate and maintain process documentation
  • Knowledge of plant processes
  • Respect of internal and customer requirements with respect to product quality
  • Equipment specification and Process optimisation
  • Engineering change process
  • Layout, process flow, Fmea generation & analysis
  • Ergonmic assessments
  • GA-SP management model, P6 & P12
  • SAP/Ssi
  • Msoffice

Job Application:

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