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  • Job reference: RMS0202698

Project Engineer - Bearings

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/02/2019
  • Duration: 1 month
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The Role:
We are looking for a Project Engineer to work for our client, a global supplier to the automotive industry.


- Provide essential linkage between Research & Development (R&D) and customer interfacing component experts and Sales & Application engineers. Function to support the deployment of current and future technologies, additionally leading R&D projects addressing product market demands.
- Provide reliable product and performance demonstration to the technical community
- Maintain and generate product knowledge and technology trends through presentations, standards, papers and technical reports
- Establish and manage material performance data from internal bespoke rig tests
- Lead and participate in R&D projects on a local and global level according to key demands
- Undertake component benchmarking analysis, including visual assessment and providing direction for metallurgical and dimensional analysis with interpretation of results
- Contribute to the internal Innovation process by generating ideas, writing and presentation of technical papers
- Support technology meetings to define regional and global product demands

What is on offer?

A competitive salary & benefits combined with excellent opportunities for growth and development, tailored specifically for you. This is ensured this through regular meetings focused on feedback and a diverse training program. Our client values outstanding performance. That's why their goal is to work with you so you can achieve success.

The Company:
is an industry leading supplier to the automotive industry, recognised for producing products and parts that focus on addressing all the crucial issues relating to powertrain and air conditioning technology - both for drives with combustion engines and for e-mobility. A global brand that offering flexibility and development opportunities to all employees, helping them to take their ideas from inception through to production.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Degree in Automotive Engineering or similar (essential)
- Strong knowledge of internal combustion engines (essential)
- Strong interpersonal skills, team player and ability to communicate with all levels and disciplines (essential)
- Knowledge of materials and metallurgical inspection techniques (desirable)
- Good organisational skills and knowledge of project management (desirable)
- Understanding of tribology (desirable)
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Confidence to communicate and present effectively at all levels
- Must be self-motivated with drive to complete tasks in a timely manner
- Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and low tolerance of errors

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.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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