Senior / Principal Process / Launch Engineer - NPI

Senior / Principal Process / Launch Engineer - NPI
Location: Brighton
Salary: Up to £53,000

Are you interested in working for a market leading global Automotive , Engineering and environmental consultancy? If so, please read on!

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone that wants to apply their Process Engineering experience and knowledge in a dynamic hands on manufacturing environment.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for supporting Processes and Procedures associated with Assembly from concept to series production

  • Design, development, and maintenance of manufacturing processes for current and future programmes

  • DFA, DFM, Build Process, Process Control plan, PFMEA's, Risk Assessments/Safety Systems & Launch Readiness

  • Support specification and design of equipment layouts and material flows

  • Requisitioning (including specification, procurement, commissioning, installation, and validation) of new and modified tooling and equipment required for assembly.

  • Support the production team during Industrialisation phases to improve production quality and efficiency.

  • Support of Prototype builds in line with project delivery requirements, including early validation of production processes and tooling.

Experience and Personal Attributes:

  • Experience of NPI and/or Process Engineering or a similar role where skills can be transferred into the objectives described above, preferably gained within the automotive sector.

  • Knowledge of automotive technology and product development.

  • Hands-on experience of lean manufacturing

  • Preferably experience with various manufacturing processes and components deployed in Assembly & Quality Gates

  • Understanding of relevant manufacturing methods and detailed drawing dimensioning

  • Knowledge of cost estimating

  • Demonstratable knowledge in manufacturing processes and documentation including: DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plans, GRR and equipment handover

  • Understanding in SQA including APQP and PPAP ( ISO9001 , ISO14000 , IATF16949 )

  • Excellent problem-solving skills (8D)

  • A good communicator with intercultural and interpersonal skills together with the ability to communicate and present effectively to suppliers and clients at all levels

  • Engineering degree or equivalent experience

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