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Production Project Engineer

Country/Region:  HU

Kecskemet, HU, 6000

Req ID 70113 | Kecskemet, Hungary, ZF Chassis Modules Hungary Kft.


Role overview:


  • Being part of an international engineering team, support company and plant projects from engineering point of view.


Specific tasks:


  • Development and optimization of assembly processes and equipment concepts from the offer phase to series handover, taking lean principles into account.
  • Description of assembly processes using planning methods for workflow design
  • Participation in industrialization projects in planning and execution phases
  • Creation of specifications/specifications for assembly systems
  • Determination of key figures for the value-add calculation.
  • Tracking and execution of the agreed cost and deadline targets
  • Participation in interdisciplinary and international project teams
  • Management and support of sub-projects for the industrialization of axle system assembly
  • Coordination of project-specific work packages with customers and suppliers
  • Support and control of the machine suppliers over the entire project period
  • Monitoring, control and final acceptance of assembly systems in the factory
  • Monitoring of the process acceptance by the customer
  • Organization of training and ensuring the transfer of know-how to the employees in the production plant
  • Arguing and negotiating the work results and concepts with the customer and management


Tasks and responsibilities:


  • A completed degree as an engineer in the field of mechanical engineering/manufacturing technology or a comparable qualification
  • Several years of professional experience in the area of assembly/production and/or assembly process planning
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of industrial planning methods and lean production principles
  • Experience in interdisciplinary collaboration within international project teams
  • Experience in managing sub-projects in the production department.
  • Knowledge of using MS Office and MS Project
  • Strong communication, team, moderation, and conflict management skills as well as intercultural competence
  • Fluent written and spoken English skills, other foreign languages are an advantage.
  • High willingness to travel.


What we offer?


  • Stable company background and long-term working possibility
  • Full of challenges and high-level professional activities at a German company
  • Participation in international projects 
  • Competitive salary and performance-related bonus 
  • Cafeteria with optional elements
  • Hybrid working opportunities 



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Melinda Cooper

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