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  • Job reference: RMS0142773

Engineer Specialist (Squeak and Rattle) - 26437

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/08/2014
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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:
Squeak and Rattle (S&R) Sub System Team (SST) Leader covering: Plant based S&R Team Leader - Midlands based.

Generation of all S&R metrics and documents.
Present the S&R status to the Plant Vehicle Team at the relevant senior reviews.
Attend PCPA & DQR meetings, root cause issues and respond.
Assess with PCPA & dynamic audit as required, leading root cause investigation of issues.
Prepare Evaluation Vehicles.
Participate in R202 drives and VET assessment as required.
Coordinate update of FEU fleet and responsed to FMS issues.
Work with CoC to monitor build identifying potential S&R issues and recommending solutions.
Support solution development with engineering and manufacturing.
Support online product coaches with information on S&R build concerns.
Raise AIMs from build. Raise AIMs from PCPA & Dynamic Audit. Maintain the S&R internal and external data.
Ensure all lessons learnt are captured in the Core Team data base.
Support full vehicle post build S&R testing in hydropulse and on S&R test track.
Alignment of PCPA & dynamic audit to S&R ratings.
Containment plans in place all issues using appropriate documents (RIS, 8D, safe VIN etc.).

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
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.
Good communication and presentation skills to all levels.
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 PC skills.
Full UK driving licence.
Experienced vehicle assessor including right and left hand drive and manual and automatic vehicles.
Able to pass company medical for climatic testing.
Able to work under pressure in the manufacturing environment against tight deadlines and targets.

Desirable 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
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