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  • Job reference: RMS0143243

Component Engineer - Engine Mounts - 26510

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/07/2014
  • Time left:
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    (13/08/14)
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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:
The Structural Mounting Systems team is responsible for the detailed design and release of the Structural elements of Powertrain Mounting Systems for all JLR programmes. This will include: Engine Side Mounting Brackets, Gearbox X-members & transmission cradles, brackets, heat shields and snubbers.
Key requirements of job role:
1. Agree component/system targets (stiffness, strength, etc) with CAE team and attribute areas
2. Develop component CAD with JLR CAD designers within available package to meet component targets for function, attributes, cost and weight.
3. Work with purchase team to manage supplier nomination and sourcing process.
4. Manage supplier delivery of components to agreed cost, timing and quality targets through Commodity Plans, Open Issues Lists, Supplier Reviews and regular Supplier communication
5. Achieve ALL program milestone engineering deliverables, robust component sign off (DVP) and Phased Submission Warrant (PSW) in line with Programme timing.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Strong communication/teamworking/project management skills essential
Self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.
PC (MS Office) literacy - essential.
Robust practical knowledge of engineering principles
Design experience of castings, forgings and welded assembly design/modelling.
Track record of successful Project management and on time delivery
HNC/D Mechanical or Automotive based or equivalent automotive experience in the above field.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Knowledge of design for castings, forgings and welded assemblies including manufacturing requirements. - Working knowledge of Failure Mode Avoidance Quality Tools - preferred - Highly motivated, enthusiastic and self driven
Knowledge of Powertrain Mounting Systems - Experience of JLR Programme Managament tools / GPDS - Working Knowledge of JLR systems incl. WERS, AIM's, PACN's, Digibuck, RMDV2
Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Engineering Degree
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