Process and Projects Engineer

We have an opportunity for a Process and Project Engineer to join our London based client on a 2 year fixed term contract.
The Process and Project Engineer ensures industrialisation and introduction of new high reliability products into production (submerge and terrestrial), and provides specification & tooling to ensure products can be reliably and consistently assembled and tested.
  • Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent (industrial, production).
  • Ability to make reliability engineering judgements under pressure
  • Experience in a technical and/or manufacturing environment
  • Experience in machine and tooling qualifications/validations
  • Knowledge in PUWER, LOLER, HSE regulations
  • Knowledge of ISO standards (safety, materials, design, etc)
  • Knowledge CAD software (ex. CREO, Solid Works, CATIA, etc)
  • Knowledge of quality standards
  • Organised, disciplined & methodical approach to problem solving
  • Motivated with strong interpersonal & team skills
  • Sound practical experience with Excel and Word
  • Potentially knowledge of MES, SAP, ERP systems
JOB DESCRIPTION              
  • Design the improvement solutions (mechanical assembly process, tools, tooling, manufacturing equipment) to be put into production with lean manufacturing approach.
  • Manage the implementation of step change improvements & new innovations, from initial concept to final handover.
  • Create the technical documentary package for new  equipment/ process solutions (mechanical assembly procedures, tools documentation, tooling drawings, manufacturing equipment  procedures, etc) following company procedures and standards.
  • Validation of the tooling, test benches (ergonomics, safety, etc), new processes, etc prior to introduction into manufacturing.
  • Define and monitor project KPIs and budget.
  • SPR and PO management.
  • Perform PUWER assessments.
  • Define Maintenance strategy for new  and old equipment.
  • Perform FMEA
  • Works closely with R&D to ensure products and process are designed for ease of manufacturing .
  • Evaluates prototype parts/assembly/equipment for new product implementation. Provide feedback to SED/R&D on various issues to aid assembly procedure and design.
  • Defines and designs tooling and equipment required to simplify the assembly of the product.
  • Reviews and validates contract documentation (Drawings, Bill of Materials) prior to release.
  • Attends products New Process and New Product Introduction (NPI) meetings and provide inputs into the minutes. Provide reports or  meeting minutes.
  • Ensures assembly procedures are approved and issued as per project plan..
  • Writes build and process specifications for new products ensuring they can be easily understood.
  • Ensures that tooling / equipment are procured/designed and validated/commissioned as per company standard, PUWER, LOLER, HSE regulation and ISO standard to meet development and production plans.
  • Defines standard build times for each assembly process and maintain Reference Ops on the company system.
  • Oversees / supervises production personnel during first off build of qualification units. Provides production support for new product start-up and day-to-day support. Provides practical application of mechanical, production, industrialisation and design knowledge to solve problems.
  • Instructs and advises operators in the assemble of the development and production unites.
  • Writes Extra Work Authorisation (EWA) for product investigations. Reviews Investigation Request (IR/ITS) and defines corrective actions to maintain production build. Investigate and define Root Causes for the defects. Implement improvements and poka-yoke solutions to eliminate defects in the future products.
  • Constantly reviews and analysis production processes to improve efficiency, quality, HSE, down time, reject rates and reduce standard times and cost.
  • Conducts production processes audits on procedures to ensure all are compliant.
  • Leads/ participates in variety of Kaizen projects to reduce waste, improve standard build times and reduce production cost.
  • Support  and  collaborate with department:  Supply Chain Engineers, Purchasing,  Quality , Production, Maintenance, Manufacturing Support,  Training School, Call Off, SQM, etc.
Competitive salary plus benefits package