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  • Job reference: RMS0143850

Specialist Engineer Powertrain - 26529

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/10/2014
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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 in the Power Conversion and Lubrication Team to support the key Module Leaders/Subject Matter Experts in commodity delivery across programmes.
They would also be responsible for progressing the RMDV (Requirements Management & Design Verification/Validation) system status.
Keys areas of responsibility: Commodity Delivery, interfacing with suppliers.
Facilitator for progression of issue resolution between Engine D&R group and Powertrain Manufacturing Group.
Escalation of issues to Engine Design Review forums, assisting D&R groups in delivering resolution to issues.
Ensure that the wider team are fully briefed on incoming issues and status.
Assist in the classification and update to RMDV

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Automotive engineering experience with a strong knowledge of engines, ideally in Power Conversion (Cranks, Rods, Pistons, Bearings, Balance Systems) and/or Lubrication Systems. Excellent communication and language skills, both in meeting forums and via electronic media.
PC skills including MS Office applications (e.g. Powerpoint, Excel and Word etc.).
Good working knowledge of drawings and tolerancing (including GD&T). Issue resolution/problem solving skills (e.g. 8D).
Experience of component and system design, with an understanding of engine components and requirements.
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 systems (AIM (Automated Issues Management), PCS (Product Creation System) and RMDV systems) would be an advantage.
Degree or equivalent in discipline. Good English skills also req

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience of manufacturing process relevant to Power Conversion parts/systems and/or Lubrication and fluid systems.
Experience of engine assembly.
Ability to use Vis Mockup (Digital Buck) to review design models in context and help in issue resolution.
CATIA V5 design capability beneficial, but not essential
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