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Paint Process Engineer

Posted on Jul 4, 2019 by CV-Library

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
£45k - £52k Annual
Full-Time
Contek are working with a reputable Automotive Injection Mould company based in Birmingham, who are essentially looking for a Strong Paint Process Engineer that will start on an operational basis however,this position will transition into a Paint Technical Manager after 12 months.

You will eventually be responsible for their 2 paint facilities (one that is 5 years old and the other that is 20 years old) ensuring that they perform technically.

You will have 2 direct reports (Paint Process Engineers) when transitioning into the Manager role.

Training will be carried out by a Paint Engineer from their Head office, who will be expected to remain on site until 2020.

* Deploy improvement projects aligned with the departmental strategic KPI’s.

* Support daily management system to maintain stability within the area (QCD) 

* Audit systems to maintain stability within the processes. 

* Liaise with cross-functional teams during implementation of projects Main functions / Assigned tasks

FUNCTIONS

* Take direction from Manufacturing Manager

* Ensure H&S standards during planning and implementation stages 

* Active participation in audits to maintain stability within the standard processes. 

* Problem solving against deviations in daily management system (SDCA) 

* Work with multiple projects leading continuous improvement teams (Quality, Cost, Delivery) 

* Lead or participate in problem solving activities to solve customer concerns or rectify internal non conformances  Design and implementation of standard processes with Value Added activities and ergonomic. 

* Create, improve & manage a robust TPM activity within the paint facility 

* Calculate manpower and capacity requirements according to internal needs. 

* Liaise with Suppliers to ensure that activities are commencing on-time and in-line with requirements 

* Support new projects department on the creation of the paint application process. 

* Participate in the FMEA process for current and new projects. 

* Assess products and processes by doing feasibility studies.

Required competences (Knowledge, expertise)

* Full understanding & technical knowledge of paint, paint application, paint processes, paint problem solving & ABB robots  MRP/MPS systems (preferably Baan)

* Competent in Excel / Word / Power-point programmes 

* Lean manufacturing concepts – standard work, 5s, SMED, TPM,  Educated in Maths, English and science to a minimum of GSCE or equivalent level

Required professional experience

* Planning and problem solving skills with attention to detail. 

* Automotive experience. 

* Experienced in managing and improving production performance of a paint facility 

* Experienced in motivating and developing a manufacturing group to perform in a fast paced environment

Other requirements

* Be both a team player and able to work alone 

* Excellent communicator at all levels both internally and externally. 

* Flexible approach to working, in terms of hours to ensure targets are met. 

* Good problem solving skills with ability to work using your own initiative

Reference: 210347138

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