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  • Job reference: RMS0129008

Project Engineer - Chassis - 24809

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/08/2013
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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 Engineer for ETO, APC & TVM - Foundation Brakes The engineer in this role will own the technical delivery of a specified foundation brakes comodity (i.e. brake discs, calipers, friction).
The engineer will lead the delivery for projects within ETO (Engineered to Order - Specialist & Halo vehicles), APC (Advance Product Creation - Pre programmes / platforms) & TVM activities (Cost down) for Foundation Brakes.
Key deliverables are: Technical specifications, Design and Development plans, Engineering release, Management of parts supply for builds, Management of supply for line trials, Management of APQP and PPAP

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Evidence of team leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Basic knowledge of chassis systems.
- Comprehensive ability to work with office IT applications and manage large numbers of records in different formats.
- Ability to work in fast paced environment with strong team working skills
Responsibility for new component development, fit and function in an automotive environment or closely related industry
Higher education qualifications in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Knowledge product development processes (e.g. GPDS) is a significant advantage.
- Knowledge of APQP, WERS, eFDVS and other Quality Tools is desirable.
- Experience of supplier management (or similar) is an advantage
Experience of the mechanical design of Brakes components.
- Experience of cost reduction in an automotive environment
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