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MAN006

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Manufacturing Simulation Engineer, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

MANUFACTURING & ASSEMBLY

JOB DESCRIPTION

3D design and simulation of manufacturing process and facilities for both new and model year programme actions, in particular automotive Body In White (BIW) assembly
Manufacturing feasibility assessments and analysis of new product and process concepts
Cost and feasibility studies in support of engineering change proposals
Drive resolution of manufacturing and engineering issues
Optimise and validate gun design selections. Manage library of gun models and track usage and design approval of new and re-use designs
Optimise and validate robot selection. Manage and track selections and options (7th axis configurations, etc) and support design stage application sign-off (load analysis and loom buy-off)
Collaboration with Tooling Design team, to ensure collision-free paths for each BIW assembly process
Collaboration with Process, Joining and Dimensional teams to ensure robust, optimal and cost effective process solutions
Support the optimisation of automated facilities to meet safe operating requirements and man-machine interfaces are robustly designed
Assessment and optimisation of tooling and facility design to meet safe and ergonomic operating requirements
Support the optimisation of tooling and facility design to meet safe and ergonomic operating requirements
Present simulations, issues and proposals within Design Buy-Off reviews and Virtual Build Events
Developing and maintaining CAD libraries of tooling and equipment
Ensure that all tooling design data is robust, meets required standards and deliverables and is properly managed
Management of and liaison with key suppliers
Manage buy-off and hand-over of simulation data and documentation

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Experience Required:
Skilled experience in using Robcad for BIW Process Simulation (Assembly, Spot, OLP)
Experience and working knowledge of BIW assembly process, tooling and facilities
Experience of solving complex technical ideas and challenges
Experience of working in cross-functional teams
Skilled experience in using MS Office
Skilled experience in using Process Simulate
Tooling and fixture design experience
Catia V5 Assembly Design
Process Designer
Delmia Process Planning & Simulation (V5 / V6)
Project management
Team leadership
Product Lifecycle Management systems (Teamcenter Engineering, Enovia)
HNC in Combined Engineering
BSc Engineering

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