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  • Job reference: RMS0126618

Project Engineer - Foundation Brakes - 24521

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/12/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/12/13)
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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:
Foundation Brakes

The engineer in this role will own the technical delivery of a specified foundation brakes commodity (i.e. brake discs, calipers, friction) on Company vehicles.

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 of Ford derived 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
- 6-sigma Green Belt / Black Belt training.
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