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  • Job reference: RMS0180956

Component Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/06/2017
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (10/07/17)

The Role:
***Will consider graduates***

"The successful candidate will join a dynamic team of engineers strongly focussed on the delivery of braking system mechanical components for future vehicle programmes. The team works closely with a range of suppliers in the UK and further afield.

Key Responsibilities: The candidate will contribute towards the design and delivery of all aspects of the foundation brakes components on the allocated vehicle programme or platform. The candidate will work with the Lead Engineers to deliver the technical and gateway deliverables on a brakes programmes. To be part of the multi-functional team who will deliver: Supplier sourcing management & Supplier programme status reporting. Issue management & resolution. Engineering design release. Delivery of component PPAP. Brake system launch into volume production "

3 KEY SKILLS
Knowledge of the system and component requirements of an automotive braking system
Ability to communicate confidently and accurately by means of presentations & written documents using MS Office applications and other proprietary IT tools.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment where success is measured by successful delivery to target which can only be achieved by effectively managing resources and communications in a collaborative and supportive way.

Experience Required: "Degree in a Mechanical Engineering discipline Knowledge of automotive brake system design "

Experience Preferred: " Experience in the use of 6-sigma disciplines "

Additional Information : The role is based at Gaydon. Some inter-site travel between supplier sites will be required

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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