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Paint Production Engineer

  • Job added:   11 May 2022
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-365632
  • Company :   Multi Matic

Paint Production Engineer

Location: Multimatic Niche Vehicles Europe, Coventry , United Kingdom

Scope of Position:

We are looking for an experienced Production Engineer to join our growing Paint Operations team on some of the worlds most advanced and exciting automotive projects.

The Paint Production Engineer is responsible for supporting the team in all aspects of manufacturing engineering including process definition and creation, design for manufacture, tooling and fixture procurement and implementation, build support and engineering change coordination.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the paint teams across all projects to create and maintain assembly process documentation, maintaining a continuous improvement approach
  • Ensure all manufacturing processes can support business requirements for ramp up and volume production
  • Create and maintain route card documents for each stage of assembly
  • Develop target takt times, measure actual timings achieved during paint process and create targets and glide-paths for volume production
  • Ensure quality checkpoints are fully imbedded within the paint process, including provision for sign-offs and ‘lifetime quality’ record retention
  • Create and Conduct routine process audits to check the conformity of the process/process steps with the requirements and specifications
  • Assist with the design and implementation of tooling, jigs, fixtures and test rigs where appropriate
  • Liaise with the Programme Management, Quality and Operations teams to ensure processes are updated in place of each paint phase
  • Help to establish training plans to help with on-boarding new starters
  • Work closely with the Inspection Operations team to asses process effectiveness and identify continuous improvements
  • Contribute to future facility planning to ensure manufacturing engineering needs are captured
  • Design and implement vehicle paint build books for each project
  • Manage the data recording and archiving of paint data for vehicles including hand written, digital and photographic records where appropriate
  • Support regular customer project reviews
  • React to incoming engineering change requests, implementing process changes where needed
  • Work closely with the Quality and Engineering teams to ensure issues are captured and driven towards resolution
  • Attend training courses as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Automotive Paint and/or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent relevant experience
  • Prior experience in manufacturing process design and implementation
  • Experience in using digital tools to support project management, including MS Excel, Powerpoint and Project

 

Personal Attributes:

  • Highly motivated self-starter with an appetite for problem solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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