Paint Process Engineer

Contek Recruitment Solutions Ltd
45000.00 - 52000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP52000/annum Dependant on knowledge/Development
04 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Contek are working with a reputable Automotive Injection Mould company based in Birmingham, who are essentially looking for a Strong Paint Process Engineer that will start on an operational basis however,this position will transition into a Paint Technical Manager after 12 months.

You will eventually be responsible for their 2 paint facilities (one that is 5 years old and the other that is 20 years old) ensuring that they perform technically.

You will have 2 direct reports (Paint Process Engineers) when transitioning into the Manager role.

Training will be carried out by a Paint Engineer from their Head office, who will be expected to remain on site until 2020.

* Deploy improvement projects aligned with the departmental strategic KPI's.

* Support daily management system to maintain stability within the area (QCD)

* Audit systems to maintain stability within the processes.

* Liaise with cross-functional teams during implementation of projects Main functions / Assigned tasks


* Take direction from Manufacturing Manager

* Ensure H&S standards during planning and implementation stages

* Active participation in audits to maintain stability within the standard processes.

* Problem solving against deviations in daily management system (SDCA)

* Work with multiple projects leading continuous improvement teams (Quality, Cost, Delivery)

* Lead or participate in problem solving activities to solve customer concerns or rectify internal non conformances Design and implementation of standard processes with Value Added activities and ergonomic.

* Create, improve & manage a robust TPM activity within the paint facility

* Calculate manpower and capacity requirements according to internal needs.

* Liaise with Suppliers to ensure that activities are commencing on-time and in-line with requirements

* Support new projects department on the creation of the paint application process.

* Participate in the FMEA process for current and new projects.

* Assess products and processes by doing feasibility studies.

Required competences (Knowledge, expertise)

* Full understanding & technical knowledge of paint, paint application, paint processes, paint problem solving & ABB robots MRP/MPS systems (preferably Baan)

* Competent in Excel / Word / Power-point programmes

* Lean manufacturing concepts - standard work, 5s, SMED, TPM, Educated in Maths, English and science to a minimum of GSCE or equivalent level

Required professional experience

* Planning and problem solving skills with attention to detail.

* Automotive experience.

* Experienced in managing and improving production performance of a paint facility

* Experienced in motivating and developing a manufacturing group to perform in a fast paced environment

Other requirements

* Be both a team player and able to work alone

* Excellent communicator at all levels both internally and externally.

* Flexible approach to working, in terms of hours to ensure targets are met.

* Good problem solving skills with ability to work using your own initiative