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Engineer - Specialist - 26689

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/09/2014
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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:
Lead design reviews, plan and carry out testing and support launch activity on plant to prevent squeak and rattle issues on new model and model year programmes.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks: -
1. Lead design reviews across all areas of the vehicle but with focus on the interior.
2. Plan vehicle requirements for physical test and ensure provision for these within the programme plan.
3. Plan testing and book facilities to carry this out.
4. Manage the S&R RMDV deck of requirements for each programme.
5. Complete NVH test reports for all tests.
6. Carry out design review work with all relevant design areas driving prevention and solution implementation with the design engineers and suppliers.
7. Raise AIMS as required on all issues through both virtula and physical phases of the programmes.
8. Support the S&R launch team on plant with vehicle testing, root cause analysis. Provide status reports for NMLR launch review meetings and attend as required to report out to senior management.
9. Lead root cause analysis and solution development.
10. Involve other members of the S&R teamas needed.
11. Ensure new lesson learnt are recorded in the S&R Team data base.
12. Raise design rules and design requirements as needed

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of S&R testing and root cause in environmental four post rigs and on test tracks is desirable.
* Experience of working in the manufacturing environment preferably with the motor industry.
* Ideally experienced in AIMS and Product Change Management
* Good team player, able to lead a cross functional team of design, development, and manufacturing associates to identify and resolve S&R design and manufacturing issues.
* Good background in general engineering methods and standards.
* Experience of problem solving tools e.g. Six Sigma, etc. and quality engineering processes e.g. FMEA, Form 4 mapping, DOE, etc.
* Strong communication and presentation skills to all levels, particularly senior management.
* The ability to achieve results in an efficient manner, making effective use of all resources available within the company and outside.
* Creativity and innovation; and an ability and willingness to cooperate in cross-functional teams.
* Good data analysis and P

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of working with an OEM automotive company within a Squeak and Rattle quality improvement team.
* Six sigma training and experience

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