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  • Job reference: RMS0135322

Project Engineer - Chassis - 25565

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/08/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (13/08/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
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:
The engineer in this role will own and be accountable for leading the technical and gateway deliverables of one or more specified brakes components (e.g. brake discs) for use on vehicles.
Leading the multi-functional team to deliver:
Technical specifications for the component
Contribute towards supplier selection
Supplier relationship management & Supplier programme status reporting
Manage supplier relationship to ensure on-time component programme delivery
Design and Development plans i.e. Component commodity plans & Design Verification Plans
Issue management & resolution
Management of parts supply for prototype and pre-production builds
Engineering design release
Management of supply for line trials
Delivery of component PPAP
Component launch into volume production

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Proven multi-disciplinary Team leadership (minimum 1 year in a role of this type)
Strong communication and interpersonal skills able to confidently present project status reports to supplier and internal senior teams.
Basic knowledge of automotive chassis systems.
Comprehensive ability to work with MS Office applications and manage large numbers of records in different formats.
Ability to work in fast paced environment
Full UK driving licence for Cat B vehicles
This is a role for an experienced (minimum 4 years post graduation) broad based engineer with a practical and dynamic working style.
The individual will need to have the confidence to work at a senior level within he supplier organisations.
This will be assessed at interview but should also be clearly demonstrated in the candidate specific bid details.
This position is not targeting the recent graduates or the high level senior managers.
The individual will need to be enthusiastic and energetic and will have a

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
An understanding of related Chassis systems, such as suspension structures.
Knowledge of product development processes
Knowledge of APQP, WERS, eFDVS and other Quality Tools
Knowledge of the use of CAE techniques in an engineering context
Knowledge of the 6-Sigma process Green Belt qualified
Experience of the mechanical design of Brakes components
Experience of cost reduction in an automotive environment
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