Product Engineer (Body Shop)

  • Port Elizabeth
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Manufacturing Automotive
  • Reference: 1727741
  • Employment Equity Position
Apply before Mar 08 2021 | 61 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: King Recruitment Solutions

Open position : Product Engineer (Body Shop) Location : Port Elizabeth Salary : Market related Type : Permanent Strictly EE / AA position A manufacturing concern is seeking a Product Engineer (Body Shop) responsible for the introduction of new model…
Open position : Product Engineer (Body Shop)
Location : Port Elizabeth
Salary : Market related
Type : Permanent
Strictly EE / AA position
A manufacturing concern is seeking a Product Engineer (Body Shop) responsible for the introduction of new models and model year changes through Pre-series Build as well as to ensure that a vehicle is delivered consistently and according to the required KONZERN quality levels and meets the customers’ expectations throughout the life cycle of the product.
Job requirements :
• National N Diploma /National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering/National Diploma in Operational Management essential
• Have at least 5 years technical experience in the automotive industry and extensive knowledge of the vehicle production process is essential
• Relevant Qualification in Mechanical Engineering would be preferred
• A tool making trade would be preferred
Essential job requirements :
• Be familiar with detailed technical drawings and fixture drawings
• Have proven analytical skills with an innovative approach to Problem Solving
• Be able to create detailed reports for distribution to relevant departments and Senior Management
• Have good communication skills (able to communicate at all levels, through presentations, verbal and in writing)
• Have good analytical skills relevant to solving of vehicle build / audit related problems
• Be familiar with Jigs & Fixtures and parts drawings
• Be willing to work overtime at short notice and willing to work shifts, be on call out.
• Be competent in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Have the ability to plan and co-ordinate projects successfully
• Experience in (CATIA, CAD, Hyper KVS) would be preferred
• Previous Body Shop / Vehicle dimensional experience would be preferred
Duties :
• Coordinating Pre-Series build in liaison with supporting departments
• Supporting of Pre-Series and SOP build phases relevant to facility functionality, dimensional improvements, quality improvements and project related problems with special reference to the manufacturing and preparation of special vehicles which may include Motor show and Press Vehicles
• Investigating build / audit related problems (root cause analysis, establishment and implementation of corrective actions)
• Supporting Production and Quality in achieving quality targets (Dimensional targets /Meisterbock/Functional/ Stability / BIW audits / Final Vehicle audit/DRR/ Flow-out)
• Identifying and monitoring of critical build processes in order to achieve build consistency and quality
• Manufacturing and implementing, in liaison with Process Engineer, of Prototype Facilities as required to improve build processes
• Participating in project teams for new model introductions / Production engineering changes / localization of sub-assemblies, fitment trials and sign-off for trim part introductions
• Providing feedback in the form of written and visual presentations on corrective actions at Management Reviews
• Understanding and analyzing Measuring Reports/ Quirl/In-line measuring/ GOM
• Issuing detailed reports on investigations
• Managing of problem sheets (Raising and Follow-up)
• Ensuring Stability of assemblies and coordinating of non-conformities found with relevant parties (Parts, Facilities and Process)
Should you meet the above job requirements please email your CV to lisa.applications@kingrec.co.za
Please add “Product Engineer” into the subject line of your email.
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