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  • Job reference: RMS0167093

Development Engineer Teardown - 30359

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/07/2016
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (18/10/16)
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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:
To support the product creation processes through the systematic dismantling, interrogation and review of client and competitor products to capture learning and best practices which can be shared with current and future programme teams.
This will be done through:
• The systematic teardown, analysis and data recording of vehicles / products.
• Formal involvement of Engineering and Project Team specialists to maximise the learning and to influence all functions in the development of processes and methodologies being employed across the breadth of future products. We are looking for highly motivated inquisitive individuals with a flair for asking 'how' and 'why' during the dis-assembly of vehicles / products.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3 Key Skills:
1) Good understanding of all vehicle systems and manufacturing / assembly methods.
2) Hands on / practical capability in the dismantling of vehicle components and systems.
3) An ability to question / interrogate the design / product to derive product and process opportunities.

Good communicator and presenter to all functions and at all levels.
Good analytical skills with capability of lateral application of identified learning.
Ability to develop sound conclusions at a total vehicle, assembly and component level in order to support decision-making process.
Ability to establish and maintain sound working relationships.
Candidate must be flexible due to changing nature of the activity within teardown at any given time.
Fully computer literate including MS Office.
Valid U.K. driving licence.
Ability to systematically dismantle vehicles / products.
Ability to complete the teardown database with written and photographic records and identify / record point

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Possess database, desktop publishing and web publishing skills, with ability to generate written and photographic support media.
Logistics / parts handling experience may be of benefit.
Time served apprentice
Degree preferred.
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