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  • Job reference: RMS0147685

Component Engineer - 27105

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/09/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (14/10/14)
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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:
This position is for a role within the FEAD (Front End Ancillary Drive) and Sensors & Actuators Team which is part of the Base Engine Department within Powertrain. The Team has complete responsibility for the design and development of all FEAD components and Powertrain related 'On Engine' & 'Off Engines' Sensors, Actuators and Modules and associated mounting bracket from concept design through to volume production. With an increasing emphasis on virtual development techniques the department utilises advanced CAD and CAE to support the product development process. A role within the FEAD and Sensors & Actuators Team involves working with a wide range of electromechanical and mechanical components, challenging functional and cost targets and significant liaison with all internal areas of our business as well as external component and system suppliers.

This small team is based in Building 17 at Whitely, but provides engineering expertise across all Product Development and Production sites. Interaction with teams at any of the Manufacturing or Prototype build sites may be required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* An understanding of Powertrain systems, components, practices and the processes involved with system design/development.
* Good working knowledge of IT systems - WERS, eFDVS, AIMS, RMDV, APQP,
* Cost Management inc. VFM.
* Experience and working knowledge of FMA processes.
* Current Driving Licence.
* A degree or equivalent is preferred.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of virtual series activities / requirements and reporting out activities.
* Self-motivated, enthusiastic, pro-active, demonstrates initiative, with ability to work with minimum supervision.
* Broad knowledge of engineering and production techniques and processes.
* Able to demonstrate experience of managing suppliers.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Good Presentation skills.
* PC literate, especially MS office.
* Proven ability as a team member.
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