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  • Job reference: RMS0166484

Chassis PVT VFG Engineer - Chassis - 30313

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Castle Bromwich
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/04/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (13/05/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
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.

The Role:
The Role Reporting to the PVT VRT Leader for Chassis, the PVT VFG Engineer will work, with a minimum of supervision, in all aspects of current car engineering. This regularly includes the resolution of engineering issues through data analysis and working with Manufacturing, CoC, suppliers, Product Investigation (Service) and dealers on quality containment solutions. Status of solution implementation will be reviewed regularly and is reported in PAWS. Supporting implementation of engineering changes will also be required.

Key Responsibilities
• Contribution to the PVT Balanced Scorecard objectives CQI, JDP, AA, CPU, R/1000, TGW, QSF etc.,
• Take ownership of vehicle line quality metrics, identify and lead projects to resolution.
• Be responsible for a commodity and resolution of projects / issues.
• Lead cross functional teams in issue identification and resolution.
• Analysis of warranty data to identify and prioritise top issues and resolve customer concerns
• Identifying and implementing robust containment, root cause and permanent corrective action.
• Supporting the production team with the timely resolution of build issues,
• Project management of engineering changes including timing, line trials etc,
• Project issue definition to agreed Powertrain standard.
• Project resolution through use of 8D, 6 Sigma tool set.
• CastSupport launch, activities as and when required and agreed by VRT leader.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED
1.Degree qualification in automotive engineering discipline
2.Working knowledge of Chassis Systems, Brakes, Steering Wheels, tyres and suspension
3.Six sigma

Applicants should be degree qualified, proactive and be able to demonstrate a good level of Chassis engineering knowledge/ experience, A background in design and development would be useful along with a working knowledge of Chassis Systems, Brakes, Steering Wheels, tyres and suspension. A Good level of numeracy and possession of good organizational, administration and communication skills is important in this fast moving role, where there is a need to communicate at high level to other areas of the business. Ability to use the AWS, PAWS and WERS system is also useful but training would be given. The role will also provide the candidate the opportunities to engage in hands on fault diagnosis on vehicles and systems as well as within the plant on manufacturing engineering issues. The candidate needs t
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