Pilot Hall Engineer (Talent Pool) Opportunities at Volkswagen SA

Posted on :

27 Nov, 2013

Category :

Engineering Jobs in South Africa

Job Description and Responsibilities

Coordinating VFF build in liaison with supporting departments.

Supporting of PVS / O-Series and SOP build phases relevant to facility facility functionality, dimensional improvements, quality improvements and project related problem with special reference to the manufacturing and preparation of special vehicles which may include Motorshow and Press Vehicles.

Investigating build / audit related problems (root cause analysis, establishment and implementation of corrective actions).

Supporting Production and Quality in achieving quality targets (Dimensional targets / Body Shop / BIW audits / Final Vehicle audit).

Identifying and monitoring of critical build processes in order to achieve build consistency and quality.

Manufacturing and implementing, in liaison with Process Engineer, of Prototype Facilities as required to improve build processes.

Participating in project teams for new model introductions / Production engineering changes / localization of sub-assemblies, fitment trials and sign-off for trim part introductions.

Providing feedback in the form of written and visual presentations on corrective actions at Management Reviews.

Understanding and analyzing Measuring Reports/ Quirls.

Issuing detailed reports on investigations.

Managing of problem sheets (Raising and Follow-up).
Education and Experience

Must have a minimum of a National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, in addition a tool making trade will be advantageous.

Have 3 to 5 years technical experience in the automotive industry.

Be familiar with detailed technical drawings and fixture drawings.

Experienced and extensive knowledge of the vehicle production process.

Have Proven Analytical Skills with an innovative Approach to Problem Solving with a special focus on the above process.

Be able to create detailed reports for distribution to relevant departments and Senior Management.

Have good communication skills (able to communicate at all levels, through
presentations ,verbal and in writing).

Have good analytical skills relevant to solving of vehicle build / audit related problems.

Be familiar with Jigs & Fixtures and parts drawings.


Skills, Attributes & Other Requirements

Be willing to work overtime at short notice

Be willing to work shifts

Be competent in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Have the ability to speak and read German – advantageous

Have the ability to plan and co-ordinate projects successfully

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