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Specialist, Assembly Planner

Closing date
16 Apr 2024

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Job position
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time
Job Function
CAD / 3D Visualiser

Job Details

Hays are delighted to be working with our global client, one of the world's most successful premium manufacturers of cars, motorcycles, and provider of premium services. Our client demonstrates a commitment to innovation, sustainability, and product responsibility all the way from development to production. Their aim is to play a dynamic and innovative role in shaping the face of mobility. Our client highly values each and every person; their passion, commitment, uniqueness and contribution to shaping the future success of their business.

Hays are recruiting for an exciting opportunity for an Assembly Planner to join our client on an ongoing long-term temporary assignment for an approximate duration of 12 months.

Location: Hams Hall
Assignment type: Temporary, ongoing basis where you will be engaged via Hays
Working environment: Office-based
Hours per week: 40, Monday - Friday 7:30- 4
Pay type: Competitive hourly pay rate

The role of the Assembly Planner is to design, specify and deliver engine manufacturing processes and equipment, ensuring the agreed project targets are achieved. You will provide Industrial Engineering support for the assembly process in terms of setting standard times and providing line balances.

Your new role

Key Responsibilities

To coordinate with multi-function teams to design, specify, deliver, maintain and improve assembly production processes.
To develop & maintain process documentation to achieve BMW standards, specifications & targets
Liaise with the company purchase department and equipment suppliers to develop technical specifications for quotations, quotation analysis and supplier selection and order placement
Project Management to ensure manufacturing processes and facilities are implemented within specified timeframes and deliver planned targets
Communication to provide information on planned changes, status reports, specifications & solutions.
Problem Resolution for manufacturing process issues, ensuring issues are resolved to achieve business targets.
Financial Control to ensure projects are delivered within the planned project budgets achieving optimum investment and business case targets.
Application of method study techniques to ensure the optimum assembly process
Development of time standards using standard data systems (MTM, UAS, BMW standard data).
Line balancing to modify or integrate process changes into the engine assembly lines

What you'll need to succeed -

Proven ability and expertise in assembly or test processes.
Experience of high volume manufacturing processes, preferably from within the automotive industry.
Proven project management capability.
Working knowledge of process control techniques
Application of Industrial Engineering techniques (method & work study).
Working knowledge of lean production principles

Skills & Attributes:
IT skills in Microsoft Office.
Knowledge of Statistical Process Control.
Understanding of the principles of Jig and Tool design.
Self-motivated, capable of working alone or within a multi-functional team.
Leadership ability.
Flexible attitude.
Degree - related engineering discipline
Qualified user of standard data systems (UAS, MTM)

What you'll get in return -
Competitive hourly rate along with an annual performance-related bonus.
Hybrid working is available after the initial onboarding period.
Free parking on-site with access to a subsidised restaurant.
Subsidised gym membership at Plant Oxford for agency workers
Hays Go1 training platform which offers a library of over 70,000 courses.
Access to Ben - a flexible employee benefits portal offering support across a wide range of topics such as mental health well-being, financial or legal matters.

What you need to do now -
If this job isn\'t quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.
For any further information please speak to: Shanteece Munroe

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