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  • Job reference: RMS0109887

Project Engineer - Powertrain - 22723

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/05/2012
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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:
"Cooling System Project Engineer :
· Working with the Component Engineering Team, lead the design / package and test / development of the system from early concept through to production.
· Maintain accurate programme status and report out to Management at the appropriate reviews.
· Control: Cost, Weight, Quality and Timing of the components within the system for each phase of build through to production.
· Control supplier inputs, whether system or component related.
· Ensure that the appropriate processes are implemented to support the programme. ie. GPDS, EFDVS, DFMEA, DVP & ESOW.
· Release the components via the WERS releasing system.
· Maintain an issue management tracker. Update issue status via the AIMS system.
· Ensure that processes support the vehicle programme and company objectives such as relating to ISO 9000, QS9000, ISO14001 and all company procedures.
· Ensure that test and development programmes meet the performance objectives and customer expectations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level in a related Mechanical or Automotive discipline.
Understanding and experience of design of Automotive Cooling Systems, including design, Advanced Quality Planning and implementation. Fluent in use of Microsoft Office packages, specifically Word, Exel, Power Point and Project Experience of Automotive Power Train Systems Delivery, preferably from Programme Concept/Kick Off to production.
Working with and managing supplier responsibilities.
Candidate must be enthusiastic, with a positive approach with the ability to proactively communicate within and outside of the department.
Familiarity with advanced emissions systems for Diesel & Gasoline engine applications.
Candidate must have a full (preferably clean, UK) driving license as travel between sites is required.
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