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  • Job reference: RMS0157791

Product Line Engineer - Expert Bumpers

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Lyon
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/07/2015
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our client is the world leader in automotive body components, fuel and energy storage systems and waste management solutions. With 103 plants spread over 28 countries they are looking to attract the best talent to continue expanding geographically and to keep pace with globalisation.

For its Auto Exterior Division, our client would like to hire a Product Line Engineer - Expert Bumpers who will work in their International R&D center in France.

The Role:
Mission :
• Manages the technical content of acquisition phase.
• Provide support in technical choices during development (as part of EPM “extended” team )
• Participate to Product Lines deployments and consolidation (via networks and developments)
• Lead allocated firefighting missions in case of crisis

Activities :

EXPERTISE PHASE : expertise phase, acquisition phase
• Manage OEM & internal technical interfaces
• Collect and analyse Customer Needs
• Define technical assumptions based on POAE standards and product challenges to be competitive
• Obtain & coordinate technical inputs from the “metiers” (expertise fields)
• Attend to the milestones and argue the technical choices.
• Provide to AVP teams the product inputs : BOM
• Built up technical file summarizing product assumptions (OEM inputs, diversity, definition, tool options, logistic, process, quality, planning, patents, benchmark and innovations)
• Make the risk analyse with Quality department and participate to the risk action plan.
• Present internally and with the OEM the Technical file.

DEVELOPMENT: part of the EPM extended team.
• Bring technical support to EPM regarding technical choices and issues analyse.
• Follow his Optimap procedure perimeter
• At J1 milestone, transfer project data and background to the nominated project team.
• Participate and validate product design while Design Reviews and Quad Reviews
• Participate to Isostatism definition and geometric engagement.
• Participate to Validation plan elaboration.
• Participate to Geometric analysis (prototype and production).
• Participate to Validation analysis (prototype and production).
• Participate to risk analysis.
• Participate to trials and tuning phases.
• At the end of the project participate to lessons learned built up.
• Fire fighting: Considering that PLE involving what done previously according to optimap, in case of complex and unexpected product issues, once a task force is requested by the project, PLE may have to lead or participate the problem solving process according to timing and means allocated by the project.

• Participate to project follow up during production phase: technical support, productivity, optimisation and capitalization.

• Interface with innovation to define product specification to perform
• at the time to deploy, lead expertise the OEM
• During development support product maturation and extract product design standards
Involved in product networks have to built up product guide lines to be considered for next projects

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• 3/5 years of significant experience in project management, plastic injection
• Minimum 5 years work experience in plastics processing on parts and on R & D projects as a designer
• Fluent in English

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