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Industrialization of production processes for Interior Leather Trim Parts from concept through to an approved release for series production.
Purpose of role
Consideration of the design and engineering requirements, delivering the optimum performance in terms of quality, cost, legal requirements and volume whilst safeguarding the health and safety of the employees with fully owned Product and Process responsibility.
Nature and scope of main accountabilities:
Evaluate new products, bespoke features and change requests. Calculate Hkprop Product Invest, Structure Invest, headcount, launch costs and fixed costs, space requirements for Planning Assumptions - volume, timing, design sketches providing manufacturing input into the business case analysis. Calculate manpower requirement, evaluate efficiency savings for process times in order to minimise costs.
Ability to assess Bespoke and Engineering New Product concepts regarding manufacture feasibility with focus to reduce costs, zero defect, throughput, machine capacities and high quality demand with full responsibility of calculated and submitted figures into business case calculations
Plan the process; detail planning costs and implementation timing for released CAD drawings to ensure detailed understanding of how a part will be manufactured, jigs and tooling defined, costs detailed, implementation plan available.
Keep all necessary paperwork and legal requirements are up-to-date and proven for SAP and planning documentation, ensuring all legal requirements are met and recorded. Manage and mature key process documents during the project phases including APQP, P-FMEAs, Flow charts, Work Instructions, BOMs, Takt and Problem Resolution.
Detail equipment specifications, raise purchase orders, manage the suppliers, co-ordinate installation and commissioning of new machines and tooling, co-ordinate pre-series builds as per the Process Plan to bring new features/new models into series production. Project Manage Installation of high scope projects and ensure H&S regulations are followed.
Technical expertise in one or more of following specialisms:
- Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering within the Automotive industry
- Leather: trim cutting, sewing and covering, and assembly processes
- Ability to interpret engineering CAD data and tolerances
- Excellent organisational , presentation and problem solving skills
- Good Project Management skills, able to prioritize activities, set milestone reviews and present regular Mgmt summary
- Good IT skills
- Fluent English is essential and basic German is desirable
- Knowledge of Material control in SAP
Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.
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