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Senior Engineer – Upper Environment

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/08/2014
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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:
The role exists to work with the minimum of supervision within the Body Interior Department on the design, development and release of the specified interior components. The primary role is to support the PMST & project Engineers in the production of finished designs and drawings ensuring all programme and component attribute/performance targets have been met or exceeded. The role requires liaison with suppliers and other internal departments.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• Preparation of detailed drawings to our client's drafting standards, including identification of SC’s/CC’s, reference points and individual part tolerances.
• Work within FMA checklist process.
• Preparation and ownership of engineering release packs where required.
• Work under the direction of lead project engineer/PMST leader on a day to day basis.
• Support Project Engineer in the development of robust designs to meet performance targets.
• Support pre-production build events.
• Support virtual build events.
• Support tolerance studies to ensure manufacturing compatibility.
• Support generation of DVP and DFMEA studies.
• Support pre-release detection event activities.
• Ownership of concerns resolution including interim containment actions where required.
• Liaison with external suppliers on technical issues.
• Liaison with internal departments as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Educated to degree level or equivalent within an engineering related discipline and automotive experience in component design.
• Knowledge of interior trim components, carpets, plastic injection moulding components, Vac formed parts, machined metal products and metal bracketry etc. Knowledge of leather trimming and mechanism systems would also be advantageous.
• A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements and lead times.
• Knowledge of NX is an advantage.
• Knowledge of the AML AMPCS process and participation in PMST teams would be beneficial.
• Knowledge of Failure Mode Avoidance techniques and processes would also be advantageous.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Good ability to clearly present information to all levels in the organisation.
• Post holder must be a focused, highly motivated, results orientated individual who works well under pressure and can work to a given deadline.
• Ability to work well w
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