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  • Job reference: RMS0185561

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/10/2017
  • Duration: 26 weeks
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The Role:
Position Description:

Project Engineer - Vehicle Architectures Develop and support the technical definition of new vehicle architectures and upgrade projects including: Work with 34 commodity system teams to select the correct systems balancing attributes, cost, weight, commonality & bandwidth. Develop and assess alternative technical solutions , work on the successful resolution of technical conflicts. Work with the Attribute Integration team to propose system assumptions that align with Attribute targets and vehicle Statements of Intent. Work with the Geometry Integration team to propose system assumptions that support the package targets.

Skills Required:

Technical knowledge and experience of whole vehicle engineering Ability to resolve cross functional vehicle engineering issues, and identify the most appropriate trade-offs IT literate with the ability to analyse and present data using IT systems and Microsoft software.

Experience Required:

Relevant degree or equivalent experience

Experience Preferred:

CAD (Digibuck and/or Catia) Knowledge of vehicle architectures, platforms and the implications component and system assumptions Ability to benchmark competitor vehicles and analysis, both desk top and physical Knowledge future product technologies both internal and external to the automotive sector.

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.

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