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  • Job reference: RMS0126011

Project Engineer - Powertrain - 24036

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/06/2013
  • Time left:
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    (21/06/13)
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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:
The specialist engineer will be responsible for management and delivery of engine/powertrain technology projects to a concept readiness maturity level to support handover to the production program teams. They will be the key interface between the engine & powertrain system development teams, ensuring the program is delivered on time to the appropriate quality standards and feeding back the results to the management team. The specialist engineer will provide design direction to the Powertrain & Engine development groups.


Frequent travel between Product Development sites in the Midlands. Occasional UK travel to project development partners and suppliers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The specialist engineer will be responsible for management and delivery of engine/powertrain technology projects to a concept readiness maturity level to support handover to the production program teams. They will be the key interface between the engine & powertrain system development teams, ensuring the program is delivered on time to the appropriate quality standards and feeding back the results to the management team. The specialist engineer will provide design direction to the Powertrain & Engine development groups.

- Experience of Engine (Diesel or Petrol) and Powertrain systems is required
- Knowledge of vehicle systems would be beneficial
- Good understanding of powertrain/engine component design and manufacturing methods
- Awareness of manufacturing processes associated with engine/powertrain components and assembly desirable
- Educated to degree level in a suitable engineering discipline or suitable previous experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Working knowledge of gasoline and / or diesel engine, powertrain systems and calibration
- Disciplined approach on planning, prioritisation and records keeping
- Valid driving license for use in the UK required
- DCAD Catia V5 / Teamcentre / Vis-mockup working knowledge would be beneficial
- Good analytical skills & PC skills Excel, Word and Project.
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