Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0107325

Specialist Engineer - 22429

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/03/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
This vacancy has now expired.
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?
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:
Position Description:
- Squeak and Rattle (S&R) Sub System Team (SST) Leader covering: Plant based S&R Team Leader - Castle Bromwich or Solihull based.
- Generation of all S&R metrics and documents.
- Present the S&R status to the Plant Vehicle Team at the relevant senior reviews.
- Attend PCPA & DQR meetings, root cause issues and respond.
- Assess with PCPA & dynamic audit as required, leading root cause investigation of issues.
- Prepare Evaluation Vehicles.
- Participate in R202 drives and VET assessment as required.
- Coordinate update of FEU fleet and responsed to FMS issues.
- Work with CoC to monitor build identifying potential S&R issues and recommending solutions.
- The S&R internal and external data.
- Ensure all lessons learnt are captured in the Core Team data base.
- Support full vehicle post build S&R testing in hydropulse and on S&R test track.
- Alignment of PCPA & dynamic audit to S&R ratings.
- Containment plans in place all issues using appropriate documents (RIS, 8D, safe VIN etc).

Skills Required:
- Good team player, able to lead a cross functional team of design, development, and manufacturing associates to identify and resolve S&R design and manufacturing issues.
- Good background in general engineering methods and standards.
- Experience of problem solving tools e.g. Six Sigma, etc. and quality engineering processes e.g. FMEA, Form 4 mapping, DOE, etc.
- Good communication and presentation skills to all levels.
- The ability to achieve results in an efficient manner, making effective use of all resources available within the company and outside.
- Creativity and innovation; and an ablility and willingness to cooperate in cross-functional teams.
- Good data analysis and PC skills.
- Full UK driving licence.
- Experienced vehicle assessor including right and left hand drive and manual and automatic vehicles.
- Able to pass company medical for climatic testing.
- Able to work under pressure in the manufacturing environment against tight deadlines and targets

Experience Required:
- Experience of S&R testing and root cause in environmental four post rigs and on test tracks is desirable.
- Experience of working in the manufacturing environment preferably with the motor industry.
- Ideally experienced in AIMS and Product Change Management

Experience Preferred:
- Experience of working with an OEM automotive company within a Squeak and Rattle quality improvement team.
- Six sigma training and experience.

Education Required:
- bHND/Degree in Engineering or comparable qualification or relevant experience.

Additional Information :
- 40 Hours finishing no earlier than 3.30pm on Fridays Solihull, Castle Bromwich, Gaydon.
Similar jobs
Paul Pegler
Mechanical Fitter Location Wolverhampton, West Midlands Duration 6 months The Role: Key Activities/Decision Areas: * Working with the...
Assistant Driller / Driller Location Bangladesh Duration 1 year The Role: Driller  Relevant higher education;  Relevant...
Senior System Engineer Location Cheshire Duration permenent The Role: The design, implementation and commissioning of S7...

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.