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Application Engineer

Reports to: Engineering Manager

Overview: For DPF, the customers profile, technology requirements and operational requirements are changing and becoming more complex. DPF need to develop standard working methods, enhance process development, and continue upskilling to keep up with the new requirements. 

Candidate Profile/Skills:

  • ideal candidate profile would be a time served Toolmaker or experienced CNC machinist with significant programming experience in CAM packages such as Fusion, HSM or Hypermill.
  • Excellent communication skills. Written & Verbal
  • Be competent and capable of leading a team.
  • Have a practical, constructive approach to problem solving. 
  • Be a lean manufacturing champion with excellent analytical skills.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • NPI & technical transfers.
  • To provide solutions for the development of customer’s products, i.e., design for manufacture, selection of materials, research, design, build, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain all the Work holding, Tooling, fixtures, Jigs, production aids, production processes and other systems (made or bought), which are required to make the company’s products.
  • Develop methods, strategies, and programs for new parts
  • CAM system optimisation for full machine tool utilization.
  • Produce standard operating procedures (SOP) and work instructions (WI) used in the production of the Company’s products
  • Engage constructively with other functions and colleagues within the Company to drive continuous improvement and efficiency.
  • To resolve problems in production processes in a timely and controlled manner.
  • Produce prototypes & speed shop parts as required. 
  • Assist as required with business case write ups for new Equip or processes.

 

Additional 

  • Training will be provided in areas where skills and knowledge gaps are identified.

 

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