Location: Chichester – PO18 0SH
Job type: Contract – inside IR35 – PAYE Umbrella only
Salary: £27.54ph ( NB: Our customer will consider a higher rate for the perfect candidate – depending on the level of experience brought to this role)

Duration: Long term – 12 months on rolling

Job Description:

To realise the design and engineering requirements of Innovative materials and processes into a production or bespoke workstream, delivering the optimum performance in terms of quality, cost, legal requirements and volume whilst safeguarding the health and safety of the employees with fully owned Product and Process responsibility.

* Evaluate new innovative products, upcoming bespoke features and change requests. Calculate Hkprop Product Invest, Structure Invest, headcount, launch costs and fixed costs, space requirements based upon planning assumptions – volume, timing and design sketches. Providing manufacturing input into the business case analysis.
* Assess feasibility to manufacture, providing suggestions to do so and ensuring incorporation into design concept, ensuring engineered part can be made and to the optimum quality, cost and meet legal requirements.
* Based on released Design/CAD, develop the detailed timing plan, process, and costs. Detail how the part will be manufactured, define equipment and tooling requirements. Create and maintain all necessary process documentation.
* Ensure legal requirements are met and recorded. Create Design Verification Plan (DVP), produce and supply parts for testing.
* Detail equipment specifications, justification and raise purchase orders. Manage the suppliers, co-ordinate installation and commissioning of new machines and tooling.
* Manage pre-series builds as per the build plan to bring new features/new models into series production. Create training matrix and train Associates.
* Validate production or bespoke process through capability studies, defining key characteristics for fit form and function. Interpret results and incorporate improvements/changes into process as required.
* Ensure process times are incorporated into headcount planning, evaluate efficiency savings to continuously improve costs and achieve targets.

Skills and experience required for this role:

3 years Process Planning role with the following skills:

* Excellent organisational, presentation and problem solving skills
* A high level of communication, interpersonal and negotiating skills
* Must work effectively with internal production, development and planning functions as well as external suppliers.

Educated to degree level or equivalent in an engineering discipline.

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this role.


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