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Manufacturing Leader

Grade C, local Nitra

Salary:  From 1434 eur monthly, 13th salary, 0-15% yearly bonus, other benefits according JLR rules

 

OPPORTUNITY

ME BIW is currently involved with introduction of all new bodyshop projects and changes to existing facilities to support the JLR cycle plan. This role is responsible for the development and implementation of feasible, cost effective manufacturing  solutions – From concept planning, through installation and into production, working closely with product Development  Engineering and Plant to determine optimum solutions. The position will require travel to the engineering centres as well as placement at the manufacturing plants.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Development and installation of vehicle body assembly process & manufacturing systems, joining technologies, tooling and automation.
  • Commission facilities and processes to ensure dimensional and cosmetic results meet JLR standards.
  • Support multi-disciplinary teams in pursuit of complex technical solutions.
  • Liaison with suppliers and key stakeholders.
  • Support technical decision-making.
  • Support the manufacturing teams with production scheduling and cost reduction activities.
  • Analysis for manpower & capacity planning. Line balancing, efficiency and utilisation improvement.
  • Maximise equipment usage for achievement of project Capital Investment target and volume aspirations.
  • Develop and implement quality maturation plans for new model introduction.
  • Develop and implemet cost-effective technical solutions.
  • Support Change management for the assigned commodity.
  • Manage vendors in the achievement of KPIs and Launch targets within the timing plan.
  • Provide assembly process design and feasibility. Support resolution of manufacturing issues.
  • Design process to meet HSE & Ergonomics requirements.
  • Develop layout to accommodate production equipment.
  • Manufacturing supporting documentation (PFMEA, Control Plan, GSPAS, Visual Management) and all other required to ensure successful handover to Plant.
  • Develop and maintain Integrated Production System, Quality Operating system, Global Study Process Allocation System audit compliance. This will include the validation and approval of Standardised Work Instructions.
  • Identify opportunities and assist in the implementation plans which pro-actively drive engineering continuous improvement whilst ensuring a logical & rigorous response to emerging issues identified through audit
  • Work on improvement plans / glide paths for external customer performance
  • Support and drive the build quality performance
  • Monitoring the quality metrics to recognise and address dimensional errors and capability issues
  • Monitoring incoming parts quality and steering quality loops as per build issues priority
  • Problem solving customer dimensional issues.
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested

 

CANDIDATE

Essential:

  • Relevant previous experience of  Manufacturing / Engineering processes, tools and techniques including consistent delivery of productivity targets in Manufacturing
  • Previous experience of supervising a multi-skilled teams in Manufacturing
  • Experience in the application of a logical approach to Problem Solving
  • Experience and working knowledge of Health and Safety Audits and ergonomics including risk assessments
  • Experience of vehicle body assembly process development, joining technologies and body assembly equipment including tooling, automation and robotics.
  • Proven project management experience in installation/commissioning programmes.
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft and CAD.
  • A clear understanding of part, assembly and system interaction which involves tolerances, variability, and methods of location and measurement.
  • A solid background in Body in White and ideally, experience in metrology and manufacturing engineering.
  • Ability to work outside of traditional working hours if required.

 

Desirable:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in Engineering discipline.
  • Experience of a Launch environment.
  • Experience of certification processes.
  • Experience of Vendor/Supplier management.

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