Capacity Engineer

11 Sep 2017
09 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Our client, a leading automotive company are currently looking for an experienced Capacity Engineer to join their team.

Position Description:
Our vehicles continually set the benchmark for luxury, innovation and performance thanks to our unrivalled commitment to infinite detail. Join us within our Purchasing teams, and you will be the driving force behind it all. The STA function is responsible for the capacity and quality performance of all new product and current vehicle suppliers as well as performing an important role within the Purchasing Department. Supporting the PPAP (Production Part Approval Process), you will be responsible for the analysis of supplier capacity reports. Working with internal and external stakeholders you will help to ensure that our suppliers have sufficient installed capacity to deliver future parts requirements.

In your role you will:
•Support the launch of new Programmes through confirmation of supplier parts manufacturing capacity.
•Analyse supplier submitted capacity analysis reports to confirm installed capacity meets the demand. A key activity within PPAP (Production Part Approval Process)
•Manage exceptions / issues arising from analysis of supplier capacity reports
•Directly supporting suppliers with demand and reporting process queries
•Working with Purchasing and Capacity Planning stakeholders to manage identified capacity concerns
•Generate the capacity KPIs (key performance indicators) that support new model launch governance.

1.Experienced at working with data and a fluent user of Microsoft Excel.
2.Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with supplier partners
3.Fluent user of Microsoft Excel

Experience Required:
•Prior experience of data analysis within a manufacturing environment
•Automotive manufacturing experience.
•Excel VBA skilled.
•Fluent speaker of a foreign language
•An understanding of capacity measurement / confirmation in a manufacturing environment