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  • Job reference: RMS0142712

Project Engineer - Glazing

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/08/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/08/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
A luxury Automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. After continued growth & success there are a number of new exciting engineering projects underway and we currently have requirements for experienced engineering professionals.

The Role:
Lead the design and development of glazing systems to meet performance targets.


Key Responsibilities & Tasks
•Lead the engineering of dynamic seals to meet performance targets
•Performance target setting and validation plan (in conjunction with Body Development, CAE & relevant PAT)
•FESO document ownership including engineering deviations as required
•Creation of design specification, concept schemes and definition of master sections
•Plan design activity to support programme timing (Detail Design Plan)
•Lead cross functional design reviews for system;
•Liaise with vehicle packaging to ensure complete vehicle integration;
•Liaise with PATs to ensure compatibility with relevant attribute targets;
•Create release data to support Engineering Release (CAD, drawings, data transmittal note);
•Manage concerns, containments and permanent corrective actions
•Represent commodity in VSIM, design reviews, package meetings, Virtual Series events and FDJ gateways
•Lead FMA activities (DFMEA, QHR, DoE)
•Maintain relevant project documentation (FESO document, DFMEA, Detail Design Plan)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Engineering degree (or equivalent)
•5 years experience within automotive engineering/product development
•3 years experience in the design of glazing systems on new vehicle programmes
•Knowledge of seal manufacture, development and validation
•Proven track record in design of dynamic sealing
•Experience of leadership or clear evidence of leadership ability.
•Familiar with failure mode avoidance techniques including DFMEA
•Proficient in MS Office tools: Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook
•Good understanding of manufacturing techniques
•Proficient in the use of Teamcentre / VisMockup to interrogate CAD designs and drawings
•CAD literate (preferably Siemens NX)
•Intuitive knowledge of fundamental engineering theory.
•Thorough, data-driven approach to solving engineering issues
•Self-starting and self-motivated.
•Excellent organisational skills, ability to deliver under pressure.
•Confident communicator – able to present at design reviews and technical forums
•Full driving licence
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