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  • Job reference: RMS0101872

Technical Specialist - Metal Castings

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/01/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/02/12)
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The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer and is currently experiencing an upturn in production with demand increasing globally.

The Role:
As a specialist within Metal Castings, this is a pivotal role in the development of products within the business. The main focus of the role is to provide technical leadership and direction to the base engine engineering team by providing expert advise within the design, specification and quality assurance activities of base engine casings.

Leading cross functional teams, you will provide expert advice for material and process selection and be responsible for the alignment of single cylinder and multi cylinder engine programmes.

Other responsibilities will include

* Maintaining attribute compliance through to certification
* Resolving any technical issues that might arise during the process
* Managing workload and championing new technology

You will chair design reviews and assist with the design of castings within the team with the emphasis on strength, weight reduction, cost & quality assurance and improvement

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree qualified, you will be extensive knowledge of Foundry plant operations relating to high and low pressure die, sand and permanent mould aluminium casting processes used for the production of engine components. You will have excellent knowledge of quality inspection processes, both NDA and destructive.

Demonstrable experience of analytical tools used in producing engine castings for automotive engines is also paramount

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Consideration will also be given to candidates that have worked on other Engines outside of the automotive industry.
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