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  • Job reference: RMS0118905

Project Engineer - Chassis SSA - 23557

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/01/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/01/13)
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:
Position Description:
Working within the SSA Group, the Project Engineer is responsible for the design and development of control arms, wheel hubs, knuckles, cross axis joints, ball joints, bearings, bushes, transmission x-members, engine mounts, engine side mounting brackets, subframes and braces for all Jaguar Land Rover platforms. The team deliver ground-up designs of manyof these components from concept through detail design and into production. Each Engineer is responsible for achieving performance targets for their components to facilitate meeting dynamic and durability requirements. Close interaction is required across all suspension architecture teams, other chassis functions and suppliers in order to achieve this. Key Responsibilities - Ownership of components from concept to production - Ground-up design of components to meet or exceed performance targets - Design of components that adhere to departmental standards - Effective planning and delivery of overall layout, detail design, durability and validation - Derivation of Engineering Specifications, DFMEA, Delivery Timing Plans and Design Verification Plans (DVP). - Release of Engineering Drawings (WERS) - Supplier discussions and communications - Resolution of engineering issues throughout process (AIMS) - Leadership of other team members where applicable.

Skills Required:
- Knowledge of chassis suspension, engine mounting systems or frame design - Ability to detail design cast, forged or pressed and welded assy components within complex package requirements - Proven ability to deliver robust, high performance engineering designs. - Proven leadership skills of cross department teams - Effective communication and team working skills

Skills Preferred:
- Proven problem solving skills ¿ use of DMAIC tools preferableSix Sigma Problem Solving - Knowledge of JLR systems preferred (AIMS, WERS, AWS, etc) - MS Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)

Experience Required:
- Experience of component design to deliver performance attributes (durability, stiffness, weight, cost) - Detail design Experience of cast, forged and pressed & welded components. -
Supplier management and control

Education Required:
- Engineering degree (preferably Mechanical or Automotive)
Education Preferred:

Additional Information :
40 hour week - 15.30 Friday finish
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