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  • Job reference: RMS0190641

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/02/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (09/03/18)
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The Role:
Position Description:

Electrical Warranty Spend Reduction and Design for Service Engineer. The role involves liasing between the Electrical Quality engineers and warranty spend reduction functions (i.e Remanufacturing, Claims assessing, Supplier warranty recovery etc) to identify & implement warranty spend reduction projects, to enable the department to hit warranty spend targets. Using the knowledge from the current production to identify and implement lessons Learnt for Design for Service in future programs. The role involves management & delivery of cross functional projects, supplier and program engagement.

3 key skills required:

1. Ability to prioritise workload using a data driven approach with strong data analysis and statistical analysis skills.

2. Use of quality analysis & problem resolution tools i.e 6-Sigma, 8D, FMEA, poka yoke, and design standards.

3. Strong drive and ability to lead/influence people with minimum supervision with excellent communication/ people skills

Experience Required:

Degree Automotive experience within a quality role +4 years Knowledge and experience in using MS Office and analytical tool Experience in problem solving using standard analytical tools Knowledge and use of Design Assurance Tools Ability to understand complex issue.

Experience Preferred:

Six Sigma Green Belt/ Black Belt trained or certified Knowledge of working in of with Automotive Aftermarket / Service experience Knowledge and experience in using Minitab software package, strong advantage Knowledge and experience in using Tableau

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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