MECHANICAL ASSEMBLY PRINCIPAL ENGINEER (36646)

Location: West Midlands

Job Type: Permanent

Job Skills: mechanical, assembly, 1712-30, fabrication, welding, process, power tools, Manufacturing

Salary: £30 - £32 per hour

Position Title: Facilities Development and Construction Engineer

Division: Manufacturing Engineering

Location: Solihull

Position Description:

MECHANICAL ASSEMBLY 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 mechanical assembly (to degree level or vocational/experiential equivalent, i.e. time served indentured apprenticeship) and will be responsible for leading the assembly 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:

Key skills required for the role: C&G 1712-30 / ONC in Mechanical Engineering/Fabrication HNC in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Experience of efficient process development to determine resource and tooling requirements. Knowledge of all welding & materials joining processes Experience of assembly of mechanical components using multiple fixing methods, with standard and specialist tooling (e.g. torque drivers, air drivers etc) Skilled use of hand and power tools for drilling and tapping as part of the assembly process

Skills Preferred:

  • 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.

Experience Required:

  • 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. An individual who is results driven, demonstrates tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. An individual with the ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with longer term planning An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs

Experience Preferred:

  • Safety – Development of and adherence to guidelines for the use of hand tools and equipment (including power tools and machinery), and the handling of materials used in all assembly 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. RFT and `on-time’
  • People – Playing a key role in developing the assembly skills of the workshop team.
  • Environment – Design for Environment, Power down & energy consumption

Education Required:

Desirable skills: Knowledge of Maintenance Management Systems. NEBOSH in occupational H&S Experience of a range of machines (drills, mills, lathes, cutting equipment and saws)

Location: West Midlands

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