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Process Engineer / Capacity Planner

Braga, Portugal

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At Aptiv, we know that the only clear path forward for the software-defined vehicles of the future is through smarter, more flexible factories, supported by a more dynamic logistics network. Join our Manufacturing team and help us drive lean and continuous improvement practices.

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  • Team player

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“Why do I work at Aptiv? For me, it’s simple. No other company allows you to be part of the entire core process, from quotation to business phase-out. This is the biggest advantage of working at Aptiv. Challenges come often, but they help you gain experience and grow.”

Levente Levente

Job Description

  • Major Job Responsibilities:
  • responsible for the purchase of both process and test equipment and tooling incl. PR activities and CFT
    • Write Statement of Work and review with appropriate LME
    • Timing - Ensure delivery supports LME Industrialization Timing.
    • Budget – work with funding from CARD file or provide support if „shared“ equipment is required.
    • Lead the equipment design discussions with the suppliers – Design Acceptance has to be done by LME
    • Monitor Supplier and conduct pre-acceptance (MQ1) build at supplier as required
    • Responsible that all APTIV Standards are implemented
    • Responsible to work with the PML to receive the equipment and install the equipment.
    • Responsible to work with the PML to debug and release the equipment (including strain measurements, process capability studies, Environmental Health and Safety review / release).
    • Write initial Work Instructions and Standard Work
    • Responsible for initial Equipment Training for the engineers at the PML
  • Supporting all DfM (design for manufacturing) activities
  • Supporting MSD workshops and line concept activities
  • Work with MTT on Advanced Development projects required for a specific Product Line
  • Responsible to define product traceability requirements (FIS steps)
  • Support P-FMEA development and release
  • Support Reverse P-FMEA or Line Side Review prior to start of series production.
  • Support Lessons learned sharing between sites and between Product Lines
  • Support preparation of quotation files for new AS ECU business
  • Cost and capacity management of AS ECU product line from early quote up to series production
  • Maintain global capacity for AS ECU, generate standard reports on CAPEX and capacity


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in automotive industry, preferred in manufacturing engineering
  • Bachelor degree or similar with technical education
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong problem solving capability
  • Ability to work and live a global network environment
  • Outstanding knowledge of lean concepts
  • Energetic, self-motivated, and proactive work style
  • Background / knowledge of either financials or industrial engineering
  • Business fluent English
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with suppliers, peers, and subordinates, local and remote technical support and extended staff.
  • Highly effective organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to identify work projects and improvement opportunities with a minimum amount of supervision.

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