Our client in the automotive sector is seeking a Product Engineer to join their Team.
Coordinating, motivating and leading a team of cross-functional engineers to analyse and resolve product and process deviations.
Investigating build, Audit and process related problems.
Leading root cause analysis, liaising with other departments, establishing and implementing corrective actions and ensuring sustainability of actions.
Preparing and presenting process, product and Audit related issues with detailed analysis and corrective actions for findings to advise Management regarding achievement of Quality and Production KPI’s.
Participating in Group vehicle Buildability Forums in order to define, document and improve key production processes for new and existing products relevant for the plant.
Definition of key processes and critical points for all production shops with focus to solve fitment issues and process improvement
Developing and proposing product or process changes for series production in order to improve processes throughout all shops
Participating in the build of pre-series vehicles by actively contributing in build meetings, preparing problem / corrective action documentation, process improvements and training requirements
Liaising with overseas counterparts in order to achieve all Quality and Production targets for the introduction of new models into Production
Education and Experience
National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Bachelor’s Degree in Mechatronics
A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience at Engineer level within an automotive or engineering environment
Skills, Attributes & Other requirements
Knowledge and experience in Vehicle Manufacturing Process
Analytical ability and creativity for problem solving
Must be computer literate (MS Office)
Competency in CAD
Good communication skills, team player, high engagement and self-driven ability
Proficient in the German language
Good knowledge of the vehicle Product development processes (PEP)
Good knowledge of Systems; KPM; Hyper KVS; Connect and Avon
Experience with virtual analysis tools in a CAD environment
Specialized knowledge of vehicle assembly processes and vehicle build knowledge
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