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  • Job reference: RMS0173611

Specialist Engineer - 31577

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/12/2016
  • Duration: 18 weeks

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:
"Responsible for the design and development of Damper, Springs and damper modules. The team deliver ground-up designs of all these components from concept through detail design and into production. Engineer is responsible for achieving performance targets for their components to facilitate meeting dynamic and durability requirements. Close interaction is required across all suspension teams, other chassis functions and suppliers in order to achieve this.

Key Responsibilities - Ownership of components from early concepts to production - Design of components to meet or exceed performance targets - Design of components that adhere to departmental standards - Effective planning and delivery of overall layout, detail design, durability and validation - Derivation of Engineering Specifications, DFMEA, Delivery Timing Plans and Design Verification Plans (DVP). - Release of Engineering Drawings - Supplier management, discussions and communications to achieve the business goals. - Resolution of engineering issues throughout process (AIMS). Use of problem definition and 6 sigma. - Leadership of other team members where applicable."

Skills Required:
3 KEY SKILLS Effective planning and delivery of overall layout. To quality, cost and timing. Demonstrated competence at delivering technical solutions Demonstrated competence at engineering drawings and CAD models.

Experience Required:
experience in an engineering role. Engineering Degree, Mechanical or Automotive. CAD experience.

Experience Preferred:
Demonstrable problem solving, 6 sigma, skills and experience.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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