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  • Job reference: RMS0169563

Brake Component Engineer - 47558

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Dunton
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/07/2016
  • Duration: on-going
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The Company:
Our Client is a large Automotive and Commercial Vehicle OEM, with a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering on a contract basis. These opportunities are typically based in their research and development facility located in Dunton which is the largest automotive technical centre in the United Kingdom.

The Role:
Brake Component Engineer - Sub-system owner for Brake Components on a major forward model program - Design and Release of brake components - Manage cost and timing for brake components - Lead Failure Mode Avoidance for the brake components - Coordinate testing and reporting for brake components - Ensure readiness of FORD appointed suppliers to launch the brake components

Skills Required:
Understanding of automotive design, release and verification - Understanding of Ford product development process (GPDS) - Understanding of failure mode avoidance techniques - Awareness of automotive brake system components and their functions - Awareness of customer requirements on a brake system - Persistent in driving issue resolution at suppliers and interfacing functions - Able to plan ahead - Adaptable in overcoming practical issues to complete test plan - Articulate in report writing - Willing to travel regularly

Skills Preferred:

Experience Required:
Ford component design and release experience - Experience with Ford engineering support systems (WERS / AVBOM / Teamcentre / FordDOC etc.) - Experience of automotive product development cycle (ideally GPDS)

Experience Preferred:
Graduate with under graduate work experience considered.

Education Required:
BEng (Hons) in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering.

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