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  • Job reference: RMS0142791

Specialist Engineer - Powertrain - 26074

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/08/2014
  • Time left:
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    (18/08/14)
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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:
As part of an established, motivated and fast moving team, the successful candidate would work for an experienced team leader to help deliver world class engine systems and components across several JLR applications. Delivery scale would be from Concept to Production Launch. Keys areas of responsibility; Cross Functional Team Leadership in delivering Designs (working with manufacturing, CAD engineers, purchase, STA and suppliers), Project management to GPDS programme milestones (including cost and weight control), Supplier sourcing and management, Problem resolution, Change management via WERs releasing system, Quality Process deployment (DFMEA, robustness and DVP), Launch preparation via APQP and PSW deliverables.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Automotive engine engineering delivery experience. PC skills including project, excel and word.
Experience of component delivery to meet cost, performance and attribute targets. Good understanding of engine components and requirements. Excellent communication skills. Excellent PC skills including Microsoft Office and MSProject. Strong understanding and application of design quality tools such as DFMEA, Robustness Studies etc. Awareness of manufacturing processes associated with engine components and engine assembly. Working knowledge of product delivery system ( AIMs , GPDS and EFDVS systems) would be an advantage

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience of key engine system design and release including: boosting, power conversion, valvetrain, major castings, cooling and lubrication systems, fuel injection, intake and exhaust manifold systems, EGR and thermal management systems.
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