Production Engineering Support Technician

Production Engineering Support Technician

The Primary purpose of this position is to provide daily support to the production assembly lines in order to improve quality and assembly costs while meeting Area KPI targets.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide support to the Production Assembly lines and Cross Functional Team
  • Update and maintain assembly instructions for Production in regards to DCN and other changes in assembly that may affect the assembly instructions;
  • Improve quality and assembly costs in area of responsibility
  • Implement design changes as required
  • Support cross functional teams in continuous improvement projects and root cause analysis activities.
  • Support process change implementation using the Project Steering Model
  • Support the New model Introductions
  • Conduct time studies in doing so identifying and removing process bottlenecks
  • Create shopfloor layouts ensuring Lean Manufacturing Principles are not compromised
  • Assist the Production Engineering Manager with relevant activities as required.
  • Ensure compliance with VCVA’s Environmental Policy, Workplace Health & Safety requirements, and in general take any reasonable steps and precautions to protect or minimise harm to the workplace, its employees and the environment.
Educational Qualifications
  • 0 to 2 years’ experience within a Production / Production Engineering environment
  • Relevant degree or engineering qualification would be highly regarded
Business skills & attributes
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Maintains a customer focus at all times
  • Good understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Sound knowledge of the Volvo. Mack products an advantage
  • Sound computer skills including Microsoft Office packages, Kola, AS400.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to change
  • Experience in using Root Cause Analysis tools to identify root causes and prevent re-occurrence
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a cross functional team environment.
This role is being offered on a temporary full time basis for 12 months and an immediate start is available for the right candidate.

With Volvo Group Australia you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other, and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win!

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

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