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  • Job reference: RMS0191343

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/02/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
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    (28/03/18)
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The Role:
Position Description:

Project Engineer - Power Conversion & Lubrication Design & Release: As part of an established, motivated and fast moving team, the successful candidate would work in the Power Conversion and Lubrication Team to support the key Module Leaders/Subject Matter Experts in commodity delivery across programmes. They would also be responsible for progressing the RMDV (Requirements Management & Design Verification/Validation) system status. Keys areas of responsibility: Commodity Delivery, interfacing with suppliers. Facilitator for progression of issue resolution between Engine D&R group and PowerTrain Manufacturing Group. Escalation of issues to Engine Design Review forums, assisting D&R groups in delivering resolution to issues. Ensure that the wider team are fully briefed on incoming issues and status. Assist in the classification and update to RMDV.

3 key skills required:

1. Supplier Management Capability. The successful candidate must be confident and capable in supplier management, ensuring program deliverables and metrics are achieved. Excellent communication skills are essential.

2. Knowledge of Manufacturing Processes. Understanding of materials and manufacturing processes for volume produced, precision forged and machined components.

3. Fundamentals of Engine Operation Understanding of engine operation and basic mass balance principles.

Experience Required:

Experience of component and system design, with an understanding of engine components and requirements. Strong understanding and application of design quality tools such as DFMEA, Robustness Studies etc. Ability to perform tolerance studies on complex systems. Strong problem solving capability required. Awareness of manufacturing processes associated with engine components and engine assembly. Working knowledge of product delivery systems. AIM (Automated Issues Management), PCS (Product Creation System) and RMDV systems) would be an advantage. Qualification to degree level or equivalent is required.

Experience Preferred:

Six sigma problem solving capability. Understanding of engine rotating & reciprocating systems, and the interface with balance requirements and calculation principles. Communication of the delivery status of the system / commodity within programmes to various forums within & external to base engines is required. Experience of presenting in similar forums is required to support role.

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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