Lead Joining Engineer

  • Negotiable
  • UK, Solihull
  • Contract

Lead Joining Engineer

Working within a team of joining engineers at our new Automotive Bodyshop at our Solihull. You will support SE and launch activities within the team.

In your role you’ll:

·       Manage Vendors and coupon test facility.

·       Resolve Process designer issues for joining technologies to protect the customer.

·       Advise PD of any issues and co-ordinate with CAE for any joint strength data.

·       Optimise process designer for all relevant joining technologies (adhesive, rivet, EJOT/EJOWELD/RSW and Fusion joining process) allocations.

·       Ensure documentation required is available and Process Designer and is updated with the latest parameters and feedback from technology testing / reviews. Raising / tracking and liaising with PD with regards to deviations.

·       Drive Vendors to achieve weld expulsion, adhesive bead optimisation and adhesive bead expulsion levels that do not contaminate tooling and joining equipment.

·       Support JRM activities and ensure administration tasks have been completed.

·       Process Designer core skills training will be provided by JLR if required.


Ability to transfer your knowledge base in an Engineering/Analytical industry and transfer best practices into the client’s automotive environment.

Proficient with Excel, Pivot tables and understand how to progress interrogation techniques of data is a requirement of the role.

Ideally but not limited to the ability to advice on best practices on Resistance Spot welding with Bosch adaptive welding with Aro Servo weld guns, Self-Pierce Riveting with Tucker guns, Adhesive SCA with structural as well as gap and Hem fill applied applications. Training will be provided if required.


Viktoria Krueger Recruitment Consultant

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  • flexsourceuk@cpl.com
  • 01189 594990
  • 3rd Floor, The Brickworks,35-43 Greyfriers Road, Reading, Berks RG1 1NP