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  • Job reference: RMS0186126

Subject Matter Expert- Powertrain Cooling Systems

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/02/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
A 'Subject Matter Expert' with great knowledge of powertrain Cooling Systems is required for our technical Powertrain team. This is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your knowledge in this specialist field and build a strong reputation as an expert Engineer. This role will be responsible for all technical aspects of hoses and degas tanks and be the expert for hoses and degas tanks. The only requirement for this role is that you have strong experience in 'cooling systems' within the automotive sector, specifically as an Engineer.

Skills Required:
1)Knowledge of rubber and plastic component design, manufacture and testing
2)Knowledge of cooling systems, ideally in automotive applications
3)Self motivated , driven and positive attitude.

Experience Required:
- Sound understanding of the Design and Development Process
- Good engineering knowledge to include design for assembly, fit and function and a good understanding of GD&T
- Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Project Management and a strong disciplined approach to engineering delivery
- Able to demonstrate ability to plan and deliver components or systems from concept to production
- Able to demonstrate experience of managing suppliers.

Experience Preferred:
>Automotive Powertrain experience
>Knowledge of electrified powertrains
>CAE & CFD experience or awareness of
>Knowledge of PTSE Component/System design including rubber and plastics would be beneficial
>Product Development experience and/or awareness
>Experience and working knowledge of FMEA processes
>Good working knowledge of client IT systems- WERS, eFDVS, AIMS, RMDV2
>Current Driving Licence.

Role responsibilities to include:
- Liaise with vehicle programme teams to agree targets (quality, function, cost, weight) and define strategy
- lead the quality planning activities including component FMEA and Design Rules and Standards
- visit supplier sites as required
- Develop and enhance Design Rules , standards and processes for area of expertise
- Support bench-marking, design reviews and on-going product quality improvements
- Support System Strategy and develop commodity strategy with purchase
- Work with Research team, Advance engineering teams, Vehicle Packaging and suppliers to develop feasible design assumptions for future products.

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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