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  • Job reference: RMS0135852

Project Engineer - Chassis - 25590

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/02/2014
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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:
Our team has ""make to print"" design and development responsibility for suspension components, dealing with all products from concept through detail design and into production. Our Engineers take full ownership for delivering robust engineering to achieve all targets (dynamics, durability, weight, cost, delivery timing, etc). This Lead Engineer role will be focused on project management for all suspension structures internal and external research (TSB) projects. In this role, you will be hands-on with the day to day running of the research projects. Close interaction is required across all functions, suppliers and project collaborators will be required in order to achieve this

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Sound understanding of engineering principles. - Excellent communication and presentation skills at all levels required plus a 'Can-do' attitude and a high level of commitment. - Keen to take the lead, monitor and drive tasks through to completion. - Attention to detail to collate accurate information and follow process. - An understanding of basic component design and development requirements e.g. Durability & Reliabilty, K&C, NVH etc - Knowledge of quality tools, (DFMEA, DMAIC problem solving & 8D), derivation of timing plans, coordination of cost models and finance reporting - MS Office literate.
Proven detail engineering design and development experience - Experience of working within design engineering delivery environment (an OEM is a benefit) - Project management; delivery against commitments, hold timings and cost - Ability to monitor and deliver multiple tasks to agreed standards and timescales (e.g. University projects, design projects in industry) - Proven experience of del

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