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Project Engineer - Seating Systems (Nissan)

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/08/2018
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/09/18)
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The Role:
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Owner of technical design and conformity to package and customer specifications.

SCOPE OF THE POSITION
To design automotive seating system components to ensure compliance to customer and industry standards. Based at Waterman Road facility reporting to Project Manager or Lead engineer.

MAIN RESPONSIBILTIES
Reports to the Project Manager and/or Lead Engineer, and is responsible for:-
* Technical Design and conformity to package and customer specifications.
* Drawing Release with 'freeze' against each Programme build milestone.
* DFMEA creation and update and release against the milestones.
* All design changes post initial prototype tool release to use Change Management Process. PLM system.
* All Customer requests to deviate away from initial Programme Assumptions / Technical file to be approved via Change Management Process PLM system.
* Maximum 10 day turn-around of PLM to solve testing related issues / concerns .
* Medium and short term CAD resource management, ensuring CAD Designers workload / priorities match those of the Programme Timeline and Customer Releases.
* Support Plant issues when proven root cause is base design (not quality / process)
* Customer liaison and reporting of project technical issues and potential resolutions.
* Sub-Supplier Design Management - Data release and Control with documented status and actions on a regular basis.
* Generation of VE/VA brainstorm ideas - Facilitate the workshops.
* Progress VE/VA ideas to engineered / feasible solutions with detail drawings and prototype trial samples.
* Management of Test and Development DV / PV and virtual CAE analysis.
* Presentations to the company and Customer Senior Management.
* Open Issues - Single list with time bound response including all known problems with priorities.
* Checking of all data prior to Release (to customer/ supplier or other interested parties)

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
* Time Management
* Presentation Skills
* Attention to detail
* Delegation/Follow up Skills
* Mentor/Coaching Skills
* Motivator
* Communication skills
* Professional
* Delivers what is agreed and promised

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Engineering Degree or equivalent (or relevant experience)
* Excel / Word/Powerpoint
* To be able to read, check and correct detail Drawings -
* Practical application of GD&T

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Detailed seating (seat structures and seat complete) engineering knowledge
* M/soft Project
* DFMEA - Qualified to 'User level'
* Automotive Seating experience
* Problem Solving skills
* Appreciation of CAE techniques and Process.
* Understanding of Renault and Nissan release systems.
* VE/VA techniques (cost pareto etc)
* Understanding of CAD systems (NX and Catia)

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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