Lead Process Engineer

Job Description

Process Lead Engineer

Grade D, local Nitra

Salary:  From 2030 eur monthly, 0-15% yearly bonus, other benefits according JLR rules



ME BIW is currently involved with introduction of all new bodyshop projects and changes to existing facilities to support the JLR cycle plan as well as with current production support, control and continuous improvement. This role is responsible for the development and implementation of feasible, cost effective manufacturing solutions – From concept planning, through installation and into production, working closely with product Development Engineering and Plant to determine optimum solutions. The position will require travel to the engineering centres as well as placement at the manufacturing plants



· Development and installation of vehicle body assembly process & manufacturing systems, joining technologies, tooling and automation.

· Commission fixtures and processes to ensure optimum dimensional and cosmetic results.

· Lead multi-disciplinary teams in pursuit of complex technical solutions.

· Management of and liaison with suppliers and key stakeholders.

· Manage technical decision-making.

· Support the manufacturing teams with production scheduling and cost reduction activities.

· Analysis for manpower & capacity planning. Line balancing.

· Maximise equipment usage for achievement of project Capital Investment target and volume aspirations.

· Develop and lead quality maturation plans for new model introduction.

· Develop and lead cost-effective technical solutions.

· Represent Line Manager at senior events.

· Manage vendors in the achievement of KPI and Launch targets within the timing plan.

· Provide assembly process design and feasibility. Support resolution of manufacturing issues.

· Design process to meet HSE & Ergonomics requirements.

· Develop layout to accommodate production equipment.

· Manufacturing supporting documentation (PFMEA, Control Plan, GSPAS, Visual Management) and all other required items in the AME documentation handover Matrix (attachment)/AMEDoc0




· Self-motivated, confident, team player and team leader.

· Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

· Strong organisational and numerical skills.

· Result-driven and committed.

· Ability to work in a fast moving/changing environment. Ability to work under pressure.

· Enthusiastic, pro-active, problem solver with good interpersonal and negotiating skills.

· Good sense of personal organisation and time management.

· Experience of vehicle body assembly process development, joining technologies and body assembly equipment including tooling, automation and robotics.

· Proven project management experience in installation/commissioning programmes.

· Computer literacy – Microsoft pack, 3D softwates (ex. CATIA), 2D softwares (ex. AutoCAD);

· English proficiency to write, read and spea



· Degree or equivalent in Engineering discipline.

· Experience of a Launch environment.

· Experience of certification processes.

· Experience of Vendor/Supplier management




· An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment.

· An individual with the ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with longer term planning

· An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs

· An individual who is able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style

· A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas

· A effective team player, actively leads, develops and supports team members



· An individual who enables speed in decision making through establishing alignment, clarity, appropriate resources and sense of urgency whilst bringing others along