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  • Job reference: RMS0159939

Project Engineer - Powertrain - 29161

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/09/2015
  • Time left:
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    (16/09/15)
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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:
Clutch and Manual Transmission Design Engineer for Transmission and Driveline Systems. During the delivery phases of the program lifecycle the successful candidate will be required to support ;
Introduction of designs, applications and manufacturing in conjunction with suppliers
Responsibility for the supply of components and assemblies meeting client Process and Gateways
Communication of issues to management including 8D Reports, FMEA, AIMS, eFDVS, RMDV, Risks, etc
Communication with external departments to ensure robust delivery of components and assemblies as requested
Ownership of issues including resolution planning within the manual transmission system ownership
Working with the Lead Engineer to deliver programmes on time and to a high quality

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3 key skills;
Understanding of major units within automotive driveline system. Understanding of client Program Delivery principles. Knowledge of Transmission Development including Gearboxes and Clutches. Good understanding of engineering and problem solving principles. Good level of MS Office skills essential. Good communication and presentation skills at all levels within the business Self starter - will be responsible for moving Programmes forward with minimal guidance.
Previous working experience in a Transmission and Driveline Engineering department would be a real advantage. Degree level education in Engineering preferred but time served Transmissions with minimum of 5 yrs. experience will also be taken into consideration. Experience of specific programme delivery tools such as GPDS, AIMS, eFDVS would be a real advantage.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Must have experience of working in a Design function, writing of test standards, control of test plans and planning, liaising with test and validation to determine DVP's and ensure testing is controlled and timed to meet programme deliverables. Minimum of Engineer Degree (or equivalent) or Chartered Engineer with a suitable Institute, educated with at least one subject in Applied Mathematics, Engineering or Programme Management.), similar experience based on years worked could also be taken as acceptable e.g. craft/technician course engineers with minimum 10 yrs. experience in Transmissions Design/Development.
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