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Manufacturing Engineer - Automation and Assembly

  • £32 - £35 per hour
  • Wolverhampton
  • Posted: 02/09/2019
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: 025419749

Job Details

International automotive tier 1 component manufacturing is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to introduce and new assembly production line from feasibility to series production

Manufacturing Engineer – Automation & Assembly

West Midlands location

£32-35 per hour (Ltd Co)

6 month contract duration

The successful Assembly Engineer will provide design feasibility, manage project costs and timings, look at process assembly, as well as liaising with customers and suppliers.

Suitable Assembly Engineer's should demonstrate examples of confirming specifications for performance, quality, durability and fault finding of automotive components.


o Support assembly cell feasibility, process layout definition & tooling fixture design

o Complete Pre & Final buy off for all capex with supplier

o Create & monitor timing against project milestones

o Support Industrial Engineers with assembly cell implementation including SOP, maintenance plan, cell process layout and facilities

o Support PPAP project requirements including creation of BOM's, process flows, PFMEA's

o Capability studies to analyse of dimensional measurement ( actual v specified )


Applications are sought from experience Production Engineers, Manufacturing Engineer, Industrial Engineers, Assembly Engineers or NPI Project Engineers who can demonstrate a track record of project control specifying and implementing new automated assembly production cells for high volume manufacturing.

o Introduction of automated assembly production equipment from initial specification through to machine buy off and production introduction.

o NPI (new product introduction) process and assembly experience for automotive component build – robotics, welded assembly, plastics, interior/ exterior trim, BIW, powertrain

o Knowledge of manufacturing feasibility, process / cell layout definition and assembly tooling fixture design & specification

o HNC/ Degree educations mechanical or manufacturing engineering

o Writing machine specifications through to project management of capex machine vendors

o Tier 1 / OEM automotive experience

o Ability to travel abroad as required


A leading tier 1 supplier of complex components and assemblies for the automotive industry. Part of a large international group who are continuing to invest in capital plant and facilities to meet the growing demand from automotive OEMs.

Please apply online or call Robert Wigley for a confidential conversation

Technical Network specialising in manufacturing, engineering, scientific recruitment working closely within the aerospace, automotive and food & FMCG market sectors, focusing on permanent and interim /contract positions for specialist technical and management roles. Representing Talent and Industry. Always Time Well Spent.