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Application Engineer

The role:
Are you an Applications Engineer with experience of product development programmes from APQP through to PPAP delivery supporting customers within an automotive metal cutting, machining and/or gear cutting environment. If yes this could be a perfect opportunity with a forward thinking and progressive organisation.

As an Applications Engineer, you will be charged with supporting product development programs both internally and externally providing technical advice and development for client enquiries within the automotive arena.

Duties of the role will include:
• Taking detailed briefs from the client to understand their requirements whilst providing technical support for new product launch programmes from concept through the customer sign off.
• Collaborating with existing Technical Engineers to develop a detailed understanding of all existing customer and product ranges.
• Supporting APQP process for new product development from enquiry through to PPAP delivery to customers.
• Driving forward design and development activities within new projects across Europe and Asia being responsible for all technical attributes from product design through all development phases and onto manufacturing within launch.
• Managing and revising internal drawings including revisions, updates, issuing process and new drawing generation.
• Develop technical relationships with existing and new customers, supporting site visits as required.
• Create and develop internal innovation process for evaluation and business case creation of new products and materials
• Support operations requirement for engineering and technical assistance on product and process development.
• Work closely with R&D to guide new product and process development towards profitable customer solution development.
• Seeking Sales and Business Development opportunities with customers through technical innovation and delivery of services.
• Delivering projects within time constraints seeking effective solutions to customer issues managing all DFMEA and DFM functions.

Applications are welcomed from Application Engineers, Development Engineers, Resident Engineers and/or Product Engineers who have a strong mechanical background and have delivered programmes within a machine, metal cutting and/or precision machining environment.

Experience of delivering APQP processes through to customer PPAP and knowledge of product development initiatives within the automotive arena is essential.

Hours of work:
Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 17:00 hours, with a daily 1-hour lunch break contracted to 37.5 hours per week, however, flexibility within hours of work is required as business needs dictate.

Location:
The role will be based at our manufacturing facilities in Leicester however travel both in the UK and internationally may be required.

Equal opportunities & other information:
Nylacast Ltd welcomes the talent of people from diverse backgrounds to provide expertise dedication and imagination to propel us to a prosperous future. We believe that all employees have a right to be treated with dignity and as such will not tolerate any form of harassment.

Division: Nylacast Automotive

Job Ref: NYL_AE_0220

Please send all CV’s/Applications to: Clare gregory

Closing date for applications will be N/A

Application Form Job Description

CNC Programmer

Do you have experience programming in FANUC & Heidenhain?

Are you looking to work either DDS or Nights and available immediately?

If you have answered yes to at least two of the above questions then Nylacast Ltd based in Leicester has great opportunities for ambitious CNC programmers like you to join a Company that has 50 years’ experience in the Manufacturing sector providing our customers with a complete Engineering Plastic Solution.

Reports to | Production Manager

The role:
As a CNC Programmer, you will be a pivotal member of the Manufacturing Team, utilizing your knowledge of 4 & 5 axis CNC Machining skills to optimize programs and machine efficiency

Main duties include:

  • Produce accurate, high-quality components with maximum efficiency
  • Undertake any off-set changes to the programme to ensure the components are produced to the customer drawings/requirements.
  • Complete first off inspection
  • Working from technical drawings
  • Support, develop and mentor other colleagues & departments on technical machining issues

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to program and set CNC Turning and Milling Machines
  • Fanuc & Heidenhain Controls
  • Applicants will need to be proactive, able to work on their own initiative and assist other semi-skilled members of the team to reach their maximum potential
  • Excellent communication skills

The Package:

  • A competitive salary dependant on skill and experience (OTE £30K to £40K – including overtime)
  • Pension
  • Attendance Bonus

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday, 06:00 to 14:00 & 14:00 to 22:00, rotating weekly with a daily break (Double Day Shift)

Or

Sunday to Thursday, 22:00 to 06:00 with a daily break (Night Shift)

Location:

The role will be based at our manufacturing facilities in Leicester.

Equal opportunities and other information:

Nylacast Ltd welcomes the talent of people from diverse backgrounds to provide expertise dedication and imagination to propel us to a prosperous future. We believe that all employees have a right to be treated with dignity and as such will not tolerate any form of harassment.

Division: Nylacast Engineered Products

Job Ref: CNC Programmer

Please send all CV’s/Applications to: Clare Gregory

Closing date for applications will be

Application Form Job Description

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Students/Placements:

Nylacast works closely with local universities, helping students bring their knowledge and technical expertise that they have learnt to work on projects within the company.  Advantages that Nylacast has found in giving year placements to students is that they are highly motivated and keen to gain respect within the company, and infusing the company with the latest ideas and invigorate the environment that they are working in.

Rewards & Benefits:

Here at Nylacast we believe in looking after our people who do a fantastic job in growing & looking after our business whilst ensuring that all Stakeholders associated with Nylacast are serviced to the highest standard possible. Therefore, as a member of the Nylacast team you can expect to enjoy competitive rates of pay for the job that you are completing and furthermore your role will also carry a range of other benefits:

 

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