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  • Job reference: RMS0182528

Development Engineer - Powertrain

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/07/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/09/17)

The Role:
Position Description:
The Fuel/Urea Storage & Distribution team are based at JLR Engineering Centre Whitley as part of the Powertrain System Engineering Group working within the JLR Powertrain Engineering function. Supporting new vehicle programmes and current vehicle updates the primary purpose of the group is to design, validate and release for production fuel and urea systems and components. Working for the dynamic Fuels/Urea Storage & Distribution team the prospective candidate will be responsible for completing D&R activities relating to conceptual package through to detail design. In conjunction with the platform Lead Engineer, Integration Lead and CAD engineers. The role will involve leading the development of component package, design, verification and release within the framework of JLR Product Creation System Key responsibilities will include: Lead CAD Engineer for Component Package / Detailed Design to support Quotation Process Liaise with Integration team and CAE team to ensure component verification completed Liaise with supply base to ensure component production feasibility and supply Ensure the new fuel system components meet package and functional targets, complying with fuel system design specifications and guidelines Ensure 2D detailed drawings to support system / component release comply with JLR fuel system design specifications and guidelines Complete relevant release processes for component parts within the JLR Part Releasing System

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
1)Ability to robustly follow process, with planning of activities and releases under minimum supervision to support component design and release
2)Good communication skills are essential to support a good working relationship with the Lead Engineer, CAD Engineer and key suppliers to allow the component package and design to be developed efficiently
3)Familiarity with vehicle installation requirements & powertrain functionality.

Experience Required:
Degree qualified in relevant discipline.

Experience Preferred:
Able to manage workload and work independently. Knowledge of Fuel System Component design or development. Knowledge of the vehicle manufacturing process is advantageous but not essential. Knowledge of GPDS / PCS Experience of component packaging/modelling and detailed design is essential. Experience with Catia / TCE CAD Packages

Additional Information :
UK Driving Licence.

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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