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  • Job reference: RMS0141895

DCP Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/05/2014
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The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:
Main Purpose of the Role

The effective realisation of All DCP Design Check Properties including the Analysis and Validation or parts and design via Prototype and Series builds for the Company and in case of commission, for other marques within the Group.

Scope of the Role

Build and Problem Resolution

a. Tracking and ensuring the correct DCP data sets and supporting information are available for review / study and Sign off as necessary.
b. Ensuring the correct and relevant DCP information is available cross functionally and communicated as necessary.
c. Tracking and recording process documentation and critical issue resolution.
d. Work with ( FM & TM ) to ensure that reported issues are resolved.
e. Updating, checking and maintaining DCP Data set to current levels.
f. Keeping up to date with new and latest DCP technologies and relevant Group events.

Planning and Control

a. All DCP properties including adhoc builds.
b. Ensuring the DCP is fit for purpose and meets Group standard specifications
c. The design, function and evaluation of DCP properties
d. All supporting Data / Reports / DMU’s and supporting documentation.
e. Facilitation of all Internal and External subsequent DCP activities.
f. Coordinating with his / her work team members.

Budget and Procurement

a. Scoping out and agreeing project content/ timing and cost with ( FM & TM )
b. Preparing RFQ and technical specification content.
c. Co-ordinating the build and delivery of the project to satisfy the agreed budget.
d. Agreeing spend within that given budget and raising payment ( POR’s )
e. Financial liaison and project instruction with external Suppliers.
f. External supplier support, Parts / Data etc.

Process and Presentation

a. Deliver projects to PEP and agreed internal milestones.
b. Local analysis of processes and feeding back process improvements.
c. Raise any project concerns to Senior management regarding Quality / Costs and Timing
d. Create and agree timing plans with Internal functions and External suppliers.
e. Present and report project status. KPI’s.
f. Facilitate Key milestone events and sign off procedures.
g. Maintaining and enhancing departmental real estate.

Qualifications & Experience

- Technical qualifications in Design, Engineering or Virtual build & prototype analysis.
- Appropriate transferable qualifications with CADs.
- Automotive apprenticeship and certification.
- Demonstrate relevant experience in the Automotive CAD, Engine build, virtual analysis or model build functions.
- Automotive technical understanding of Engineering processes and Prototype model build.
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