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HVAC Engineer - Climate Control Systems

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/11/2014
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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 provide climate control system support, knowledge and assistance to the Climate Control System Module owner.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

• To work with the Climate System Module leader to help develop the system for a new model.
• Define and specify climate control system requirements for model.
• Provide support to and also lead CAE investigations.
• Assist to the generation of technical information and creation of presentations to support PMST reporting out.
• Liaise with system engineers and suppliers to determine component and system requirements.
• Coordinate and manage packaging schemes to meet component requirements.
• Ensure information/CAD data is current and readily available to support regular package and supplier reviews.
• Review 3D CAD and 2D drawings prior to Engineering release.
• Coordinate release components in order to meet CCM deadlines for program timing gateways.
• Provide support to supplier selection and part procurement for both prototype and production builds, including FRI and RFQ. This may require foreign travel (mainly Europe).
• Generate and present BOM information.
• Support DFMEA and DVP generation.
• Provide assistance to design reviews to ensure proposals are optimised for component and system performance, material selection, weight and timing.
• Provide support on the development of in-house design, testing and developmental standards and procedures.
• Validate component and vehicle development via the use of Rig and Vehicle testing.
• Support build phases throughout the programs.
• The post holder will undertake other duties, commensurate with the grading of the post, when required in order to achieve the Company’s objectives.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Educated to Degree level in an engineering discipline, or equivalent relevant experience.
• Minimum of five years’ relevant experience of Automotive Climate Control at a component and system level, including experience in specification, design and development.
• Experience of 3D CAD systems.
• Some experience of conducting chamber/rig tests.
• Excellent communication skills at all levels of organisation and the ability to present technical information.
• Ability to prioritise multiple tasks to meet tight time schedules and objectives.
• Must be self-motivated and work flexibly with minimal supervision.
• Competent in using Microsoft Office software.

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