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  • Job reference: RMS0191158

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/03/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
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    (30/03/18)
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The Role:
Position Description:

Responsibility to lead and define Chassis content through concept development gateways(KO to PSC). You will be the key Chassis contact for your programme during interactions with Architecture, Functional areas and our equivalents in other CoCs. You will be expected to present information and represent Chassis at Compatibility Reviews, Manufacturing Deep Dives, Directors Reviews and weekly Programme reviews. Key objective will be to handover your programme to the Chassis Delivery team with aligned technical assumptions, costs & vehicle targets, enabling secure and robust Job#1 delivery.

3 KEY SKILLS:

1. Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent

2. Good communication skills

3. Understanding of vehicle architecture desirable, particularly chassis components within the following systems: Springs, Dampers & ARBs, Sub-frames and powertrain mounts, Suspension links and knuckles, Steering, Wheel & Tyres, Brakes.

Experience Required:

Good communication skills Understanding of vehicle architecture desirable, particularly chassis components within the following systems: Springs, Dampers & ARBs, Sub-frames and powertrain mounts, Suspension links and knuckles, Steering, Wheel & Tyres, Brakes Project management skills - alignment & control of costs and technical assumptions Experience in managing projects and delivering results through cross functional stakeholders. Educated to degree level in Mechanical, Automotive or another related engineering discipline IT literate (Powerpoint, Excel, etc).

Experience Preferred:

Ability to use CATIA Rev 5 / 6 and TCE Vis mock-up advantageous. Experience and drive to develop and improve team processes and ensure consistent implementation"

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:
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