FABRICATION PRINCIPAL ENGINEER (36644)

Location: West Midlands

Job Type: Permanent

Job Skills: fabrication, mechanical, 1712-30, welding, CNC, laser cutting, assembly

Salary: £30 - £32 per hour

Position Title: Facilities Development and Construction Engineer

Division: Manufacturing Engineering

Location: Solihull

Position Description:

FABRICATION PRINCIPAL ENGINEER: This role is one of a number of hands-on technical roles required as part of the expansion of the ME Workshop to meet JLR’s strategy of increased self-sufficiency. The right candidate will have a strong background in fabrication and mechanical assembly (to degree level or vocational/experiential equivalent, i.e. time served indentured apprenticeship) and will be responsible for leading the fabrication/welding elements of all work coming into the workshop, as well as designing the operating process and developing the skills and capability of the team in the workshop

Skills Required:

A `customer-first’ mind-set and experience of all aspects of electrical engineering in an automotive equipment and facilities setting Key skills required for the role: C&G 1712-30 / ONC in Mechanical Engineering/Fabrication HNC in Fabrication / Joining (or equivalent) Knowledge of all welding & materials joining processes Experience of MIG / MAG / TIG / TAG welding technologies Oxy-acetylene cutting and joining CNC and laser cutting experience Pipe and Plate cutting Plasma and flame cutting Demonstrate a track record of quality and health & safety whilst ensuring that all local, national and international standards and procedures are adhered to. Sound commercial acumen and cost awareness with the ability to add value and minimise cost. The ability to plan ahead, organise workload, work under pressure and meet deadlines

Skills Preferred:

  • Safety – Development of and adherence to guidelines for the use of fabrication tools and equipment (including welding equipment), and the handling of materials used in work being carried out in the workshop.
  • Quality – Installation Defects metric + Impacts on DFV, FTT & Warranty. FMEA, UTAC audits and control plans, CE and legal marking where appropriate.
  • Delivery – Project Delivery metrics (CWM) and works completed versus viable internal enquiries.
  • People – Playing a key role in developing the electrical skills of the workshop team.
  • Environment – Design for Environment, Power down & energy consumption

Experience Required:

Responsible for the fabrication contribution to all work coming through the ME workshop in Solihull. In addition to the interpretation of 2D & 3D drawings and planning work through the shop there will be a need to accurately estimate costs and determine competitive lead times as well as forecasting requirements for resource, raw materials and equipment.

Experience Preferred:

Key Interactions ME Workshop Chief Engineer ME Design team ME Technology Delivery Managers in BIW, Paint & T&F (all sites) Production Technology Managers (all sites) ME MOS & Central Services team Site Services, CME and Maintenance teams Key External Service Providers & Contractors

Education Required:

Demonstrate a track record of quality and health & safety whilst ensuring that all local, national and international standards and procedures are adhered to. Sound commercial acumen and cost awareness with the ability to add value and minimise cost. The ability to plan ahead, organise workload, work under pressure and meet deadlines Experience in managing external service providers. Thorough understanding of Engineering/Manufacturing Processes, Tools and Techniques. Demonstrable experience in the application of a logical approach to Problem Solving. Working knowledge and experience of delivering safety metrics and the understanding safety systems applicable to all joining/fabricating equipment. Proven ability to work within tight deadlines & be able to manage and prioritise multiple activities simultaneously.

Education Preferred:

Experience and working knowledge of Health and Safety and ergonomics including risk assessments. Ability to deliver complex presentations to work groups and senior management Microsoft package elements Power Point and Excel Thorough Understanding and Application of Lean Tools and Techniques Experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment Proven Project Management Experience An individual who is not fazed by an ever changing environment with daily challenges and unpredictable daily hours, prepared to work weekends and the hours necessary to support operations. This is not a 9-5 job. An individual who recognises the importance of humility and strives for a single status amongst the production team.

Location: West Midlands

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