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  • Job reference: RMS0101737

Weights Engineer (Sustainability)

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

The Role:
As part of the Sustainability (Weights) team, the main focus of the role is to ensure that the company achieves its regulatory obligations whilst maintaining quality in every aspect of your role. This position requires someone with excellent project management skills to ensure that the weight and environmental attribute targets and deliverables are met.

You will be responsible for vehicle level attribute futuring and target setting, and for cross-functional and attribute target trading and balancing.

Other responsibilities will include
* Coordinating and chairing Design Efficiency Reviews, you’ll work closely with our Engineering functions to ensure excellence, using teardown data.
* Deftly resolving issues that occur in any aspect of your remit, you’ll produce status reports, programme metrics and Certification of Masses and Environmental Compliance.
* You will also be accountable for LCA assessment and Environmental Product Declaration.

A strong leader with an impressive project management track record, you have a proven ability to prioritise your own time and your team’s workload. You have the talent and the drive to ensure the delivery of great results every time, no matter how challenging the work or how tight the deadline. Strong knowledge of whole vehicle engineering is essential. Naturally, you’ll also be expected to display excellent communication and presentation skills.

In return for your dedication, you’ll benefit from an unrivalled professional experience, together with excellent training and development opportunities. If you are interested in this position or any other role within the automotive industry, please contact Charlie Gartside at Fircroft

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualfied to degree level, you will have a demonstrable track record of working in a sustainability position, ideally within the weights department of an Automotive Manufacturer

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Consideration will be given to candidates who have worked in a similar role in either the rail or aerospace industry.
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