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Engine CPMT Leader

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/01/2015
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The Company:
A luxury Automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. After continued growth & success there are a number of new exciting engineering projects underway and we currently have requirements for experienced engineering professionals.

The Role:
To define a component or system concept from technical information and the product development letter, then translate it into a design, which is taken through development into production.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

Deliver new or modified Engine System(s) into production whilst achieving:
•Quality: Use our clients engineering quality systems (FMEAs, Robustness Studies etc) to identify and contain potential quality concerns.
•Cost: Support EPMT in definition of programme cost targets and work with suppliers to deliver system that achieves these targets.
•Weight: Support EPMT in definition of programme weight targets and manage CAD engineers to design system that achieves targets.
•Function: Generate robust System Design Specification to define system functional targets and deliver components to meet targets. Support Test and Development team with DVP planning and execution, whilst ensuring supplier tests are completed on time.
•Package: Manage CAD engineers to achieve static and dynamic clearance targets. Negotiate component change in other areas of Aston Martin Product Development if required to achieve clearances.
•Assembly: Work with manufacturing engineering to ensure that components can be assembled into vehicle repeatedly and within required cycle time.
•Use the AM-PCS system (with support from the Powertrain Programme team) to track progress in completing Unit Gateway objectives.
•Define and manage a commodity plan for each programme including design and manufacturing lead-times as well as alignment to engine and vehicle programme timing.
•Complete Change Tracking Documents and Engineering Release Notices to allow engineering changes to be approved by the client.
•Resolve engineering Concerns via our clients eCMS and within the timing guidelines.
•Present programme status to Powertrain Unit Gateways, support Powertrain design reviews, Package Meetings & Powertrain PMT meetings.
•Support and/or lead DFMEAs and input to manufacturing PFMEAs. Must achieve programme deadlines as defined by AM-PCS Gateway deliverables.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Educated to Degree level in an engineering discipline, or equivalent relevant experience.
•Technical expertise in a specific engine system and ability to take responsibility for delivery of that system to production.
•Previous delivery of component product development/engine system or sub-system design or development experience.
•Track spend on tooling, engineering and parts for the system and predict the spend to the end of the project to ensure that it can be completed within the available budget. Must be able to present technical information, write technical and project reports
•Ability to prioritise multiple tasks, is flexible and able to communicate at all levels.
•Office based with engineering support for prototype workshop and production line as required.
•Visits to suppliers’ and testing locations (UK and worldwide) or the engine manufacturing plant.
•Driving licence required to use high speed tracks and hot and cold environmental chambers if required to support develop
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