Our client’s portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and additional lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.
Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, our client provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Direct report to the Assembly Engineering manager
Responsible for the day to day activities of the shift technicians.
Ensure all planned maintenance activities are completed and relevant KPI data logged.
Develop improvement plans for assembly equipment.
Develop cross functional team between Merplas and Ellesmere Port.
Part of the assembly/facilities energy reduction team. Assist energy champion as required.
Ensure all HS&E is adhered to including risk assessments, accident/incident reports completed and escalated to H&S Manager.
Review RAMS and issue Work Permits
Liaise, support and control contractual work carried out on assembly machines
Must be able to demonstrate good timekeeping and disciplinary record
Must be able to travel when required to support projects and programs
Skill & Experience
Time served apprentice in related engineering discipline
Must be Innovative and methodical in approach with proven experience in continuous improvement
Good business sense, understanding of finances and cost control
Experience of working with robotics, PLC’s
Knowledge of discipline routes and procedures
Managing within a unionised environment
Excellent understanding of Health and Safety requirements within a manufacturing environment
Proven Ability of Leadership skills , motivation and team building
High understanding of QS / TS / and ISO requirements
Must possess good forms of communication skills both written & oral
Good I.T skills and P.C literacy
Must be able to understand risk assessment COSHH requirements and
Awareness of 5s disciplines (preferred)
What we have to offer?
Very competitive Salary, working for a well rewound fantastic company with great facilities, incentives and also progression.
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