Role Responsibilities :
Ensures that machinery used to produce new and existing materials and goods run to their maximum efficiency and output, complete tool/nest changes to support production runs. This includes notifying maintenance department of breakdowns of mechanical, electrical and robotic equipment & and were practicable assisting in the repair.
Maintain, improve and repair equipment (where applicable) in accordance with departmental expectations to set levels effectively in compliance with best practices ensuring production efficiency can meet customer requirements within a safe environment.
Ensure all accidents and incidents are reported in a timely manner.
Identify, communicate and document any difficulties relating to the product, process and/or quality system.
Estimate length of time required to complete a job and likely consequences of failure to complete work within required timescales.
Work with equipment suppliers to accurately collect application and performance data on new technology tested in the process.
Work and liaise with a range of internal departments and external suppliers, utilising good effective communication across all functions.
Ensure a safe working environment exists for self and colleagues, ensuring all IAC health, safety environmental and quality policies and procedures are followed at all times this includes LOTO and hazardous waste.
Flexibility will be required as it will be necessary to work as part of a shift rotation. Inclusive of being on shift 15minutes prior to production start up, to ensure equipment is ready to run.
To monitor the daily production and to include the monitoring and upkeep of key pieces of equipment.
Start Up & Shut Down checks and subsequent process checks are completed on shift-by-shift basis.
Responsible for accurate completion of first off and last off quality documentation in line with current customer expectations and guidelines.
Ensure the technician‘s handover log is completed during shift and previous shift logs are read, understood and actioned where applicable.
Ensure that contractors are managed in accordance with company procedures
Daily duties will include liaising with production staff, quality personnel to understand historical or ongoing issues; maintenance personnel to act upon any relevant issues.
Take responsibility for TPM activities as issued and monitored by maintenance supervision.
Where applicable monitor parameters and report any potential adjustments via the master protocol change sheet.
Qualifications and Experience:
Qualification within Engineering discipline or extensive experience
Understanding of Planning and prioritising activities.
Ability to present data effectively.
Understanding of Health and Safety practices.
Excellent team working skills.
Good understanding of customer expectations and deliverables with an awareness of the impact of failure/ cost of poor quality.
Experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment, preferably automotive.
Commercial understanding of the impact of failure/downtime on production and ultimately customer delivery.
Understanding of IATF16949 quality standards
Note: this is not an exhaustive list. All employees applying for this position are expected to advise on any other skill sets they have that they feel are applicable to the role.
Based in IAC Elmdon plant, Birmingham.
Reporting to – Engineering Manager