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  • Job reference: RMS0190823

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/03/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Position Description:

With the imperative of meeting CO2 emissions reduction targets, Hybrid and electric driveline technologies are key focus areas within the Powertrain department requiring versatile Engineers who are comfortable working in mechanical, electrical and systems environments. The Automotive OEM is actively transitioning from initial research activities into full delivery programmes with the electrification of several platforms. The department requires a Component Engineer to support Electric Motor and EDU delivery activities for PHEV programmes. A component Engineer will assist with all mandated delivery activities and support the ongoing creation and introduction of relevant engineering standards.


1. Design, development & / or delivery experience of a technical nature within the automotive industry.

2. Demonstrated ability in managing complex issues and situations, both internally and with external suppliers, within tight time constraints and delivery of quality results.

3. Proven problem solving and root cause identification skills

Experience Required:

Engineering Degree (Mechanical or Electrical). Design/ development experience within the automotive industry (passenger car or commercial vehicle applications). Needs to be enthusiastic and demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a very dynamic environment to challenging timescales. Experience of gear and bearing system design and housings/casing design.

Experience Preferred:

Systems integration experience with both mechanical and electrical content would be highly beneficial. Previous exposure / experience with Hybrid and/or electrical vehicles also beneficial. Experience in IBM Doors and/or IBM Rational applications would be an advantage.

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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