Operational Support Engineer

Ref No. EMP424764
Location Gillingham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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automotive manufacturing

The Job

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Not product specific, to work on process and product quality improvements within the site, as directed

Lineside 'hands on' support to the working group, supporting the operator on the process to resolve problems

Process technical expert, frontline support to the working group for all process issues

Deliver projects and process improvements from concept through to completion - to include mc operation,

set up and validation

Provide practical problem solving on the process

To support the operation in terms of providing the means and process to manufacture product to the correct

quality, volume & cost.

To actively reduce costs of manufacture (MEIT) whilst maintaining product quality & volume.

Support the hourly needs of the operation by monitoring and responding to process output signals such as

OA performance, Traffic light charts, FTQ data etc.

Monitor daily reject returns, gather data and implement robust fixes

Work closely with operations to ensure production output targets are sustained

Be responsible for ensuring that all equipment used in manufacturing or assembly processes is functioning

and in specification.

To create operational standard work and line balance, understanding process constraints

To identify and/or support MEIT/MCIP and lean activities within the plant

Be responsible for ensuring that all gauging equipment used in manufacturing or assembly processes is

functioning, working within specification and calibrated

Maintain process to ensure adherence to accepted quality standards and to the sites quality system


To ensure control of departmental key characteristics (M,C,L, QCI)

To generate, process and employ the use of data in problem resolution

To provide structured problem solving activity and liaise with internal and/or external individuals on problem


Ensure that the work environment meets the requirements for environmental, ergonomic and health & safety


Essential requirements:

Personal strengths should include: Customer focused, attention to detail, self-confidence, goal orientated,

personal initiative, good communication and team working

Ability to work in a structured, organised manner and mindful of standard work - both as applied to the

manufacturing process and in the engineers' approach to workload

Analytical and data literate

Current IT knowledge of MS word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, project etc.

Ability to work under pressure and manage several tasks at once

Ability to work across disciplines and give support to the benefit and needs of the organisation

Have the ability to get teams engaged in the improvement of the process

Ability to develop and present technical presentations to management and others

Comply with Delphi Health and Safety regulations such as PPE, showing responsibility of personal safety

and that of others

Treat work colleagues with respect (Equality and Diversity)

Desirable requirements:

Ideally (Mechanical) Engineering Degree or 'time served' or relevant industry experience in a broad spectrum

of activities.

Additional Information:

This Job description outlines the duties required, it is not a comprehensive or exhaustive list and the Line

Manager may vary duties from time to time which do not change the general character of the job or the level of

responsibility entailed. Flexibility is required from all job holders.

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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Tom Peasey
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