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Layout Engineer

Location: Liverpool

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167049

Our international automotive manufacturing client is looking for a Layout Engineer to join them on a permanent basis.

Job Role

  • Ensure the existing and future layout and material flow of the division reflects operational excellence principles and company best practices

  • Provide manufacturing with layout proposals to implement new products and processes into production.

  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.

  • Investigate new manufacturing processes and equipment and prepare capital requests with justification

  • Keep documentation up to date on the existing layout and document the layout development for future layouts

  • Support, cost estimate and document all engineering changes


  • Knowledge of standard lean manufacturing tools like, VSM, etc

  • CAD knowledge

  • Experience with automotive logistics and JIS processes

  • Knowledge of automotive packaging standards

  • Understand the Kaizen mythology to execute CI projects

This role would be working 37.5 hours per week on a dayshift pattern.