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  • Job reference: RMS0142710

Project Engineer - Seals

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/08/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (27/08/14)
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 dynamic seals for all closures to meet performance targets.

•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)

•Educated to degree level or equivalent within an engineering related discipline, i.e. a minimum of level 6 in the National Qualifications Framework (NQF);
•Extensive experience in the automotive industry;
•Project management experience;
•Experience of working with and/or designing aluminium body structures;
•Knowledge of components within the body structure (including closures) and their function;
•Knowledge of the benefits, limitations, tolerances, etc for extruded, cast and sheet aluminium components, as well as the application of adhesives within body/underframe design;
•Working knowledge of component manufacturing tooling requirements & lead times, ideally including those used in the manufacture of cast, extruded and sheet aluminium components;
•Experience of TCE (Teamcentre Engineering);
•Good presentation skills and the ability to sketch or otherwise convey design ideas;
•Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
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