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  • Job reference: RMS0143882

Engineer Roof System

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/12/2014
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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:
Deliver Engineering systems and components to meet the requirements of the Project Description Brochure. Responsible for the specification and design and development including test and validation plan to achieve the cost , weight , timing and quality targets for the project. Achieve engineering signoff for systems and components in area of responsibility.


1) Support and Lead Design Development
- Advanced Awareness of Design and development techniques and technology in area of responsibility.
- Advanced ability to capture and specify the design requirements in area of responsibility.
- Deliver the Engineering test and validation planning and sign off for systems and components in area of responsibility
- Support Engineering release and change management process

2) Delivery of Projects
- Responsible for planning and managing project related activities on a Weekly Basis.
- Reporting of project status for area of responsibility in functional area.
- Intermediate understanding of cross functional working with other areas of the business
- Active participation working with suppliers for progressing project deliverables
- Basic financial awareness of their role in the organisation
- Knowledge of cost of parts and systems with an understanding of value engineering

3) Problem Solving
- Ability to solve Engineering and design related problems .
- Analysis and management of several design related issues to identify the root cause.
- Collect data , manage data and analyse data to produce reports as appropriate and progress design guidelines

4) Developing and maintaining Specialist knowledge
- Responsible for keeping the local team up-to-date with technology in area of responsibility
- Capture learning from previous experience .
- Understand and maintain liaison with group partners to keep up to date with the latest group developments.

5) Ability to work within a team
- Able to work effectively in the functional team
- Support of own contribution in delivery of team objectives.


- Responsible for Validation test and sign off of systems and components in area of responsibility . Number of parts ownership can vary depending on complexity.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Engineering degree or equivalent
- Associate membership of a relevant professional intuition preferable.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Ability to communicate at various levels across the company in different forums
- Design and development skills
- Ability to influence colleagues with your area of responsibility
- Understanding the financial limits within area of responsibility
- Skills required by local area
- German language preferable
- Ability to solve problems


- Knowledge of Design and development ; Test and Measurement ; Engineering drawings ; software tools
- Understanding of Product Emergence Process (PEP)

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