Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Manufacturing Engineer (Assembly Planner - 210002J1)


Job Description:

Role is offered on a PAYE or UMB basis.


Umbrella will pay up to £35p/h

PAYE will pay up to £27p/h + Holiday Pay

The assembly planner (AP) assumes the responsibility for implementing manual processes, special tools, jigs, fixtures and equipment in to the Assembly hall as well as documenting the process for the assembly personnel. The assembly planner is also responsible for evaluating any product/process changes during product upgrades, engineering changes or new product launches. The Asee3mbly planner is also responsible for the procurement and proof of equipment and tooling capability studies to ensure the product quality requirements are met. The assembly planner will be assigned a specialist area of responsibility of the car at is expected to integrate themselves into the worldwide network of planners responsible for the same specialist area.

The Assembly Planner is also responsible for risk management at his/her plant and the installation of all process security measure to ensure the correct build quality of the car (process security).

The Assembly planner is responsible for planning the finances (Product Invest, Structure Invest, and Budget) needed for the completion of the processes.

Other areas of responsibility:

  • Supports the concept of special tooling, jigs and process relevant equipment
  • Communicating with the specialist teams worldwide to support the wider business and drive process improvement within the plant
  • Introducing relevant process optimisations and requirements from the specialist teams into the plant
  • Creation of process documentation for the assembly line including the introduction of group standards into the plant
  • Implementation of processes for machine and variant control and associate information systems (Process security i.e.. Scanning process etc)
  • Regular coordination with relevant interface partners in the plant (assembly industrial engineers, production, finance, purchasing)
  • Regular coordination of external partners (Facility manufacturers, tooling suppliers etc)
  • Processing of plant specific quality problem management points
  • Coordination of hardware requirements (special tools and equipment) planning within the plant and vehicle projects.
  • Processing of the launch process documentation and updating timelines and project deliverables in line with the vehicle project teams.
  • Processing and implementation of all incoming changes required by engineering and product changes


  • A successful candidate must have a mechanical engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Manufacturing experience of greater than 5 years is desired (Automotive manufacturing would be preferred but is not essential)
  • Work experience in an Assembly environment is desired
  • Prior use of BMW systems for Assembly Planning is desired (but on the job training will be provided for those without this knowledge)


Contracts are long term rolling 12 month contracts, Jan-Dec each year.

Role will be primarily based at Chichester, with some scope for home working for the right individual.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK freely, without sponsorship.

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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