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Project Engineer - Hybrid DVP - 23048

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/08/2012
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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:
Position Description:
- Support the development of the Battery and Power Electronicrotection Structures for xElectric Vehicles (xHEV).
- Key tasks are: Support the PMST Leader in the programme delivery activities.
- Requirements definition, including capturing cascaded Vehicle and System level requirements.
- Supplier evaluation and selection.
- Develop component to meet quality targets using tools such as including boundary diagram, FMEA, quality history reviews, robustness checklist.
- Work with CAE engineers to assess the components' strength and durability.
- Work with CAD engineers and Packaging engineers, to develop mechanical design of support structures and package them on vehicles with agreement from all stake holders.
- Develop and agree manufacturing and service strategies with manufacturing and service engineers.
- Manage component and investment cost targets.
- Manage suppliers' component delivery to support vehicle builds.
- Develop Design Vefirication Plan (DVP) and conduct Design Verification testing according to programme timing.

Skills Required:
- Proven track record component development on major projects.
- Experience in structural component engineering (e.g. Body in White or Chassis) for automotive applcations.
- Structural component design skills.
- Extensive knowledge in stamping and welding processes for Automotive industry.
- Knowledge of development of structures using composite materials.
- Experienced in conducting DV testing of structural components.

Skills Preferred:
- Hands on experience in maufacturing environment.

Experience Required:
- Mechanical design experience essential.

Education Required:
- Degree or equivalent
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