Component Engineer - Engine Balance Systems

Contechs Consulting Limited
£16.00 - £19.00 per hour
16 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
****Component Engineer - Engine Balance Systems****

40 hours per week

3.30 pm finishes on all Fridays

Salary - £16.00 - £19.00 per hour

I am currently looking for a Component Engineer to join a team within the powertrain department working onsite a leading Automotive OEM in the midlands, you will be working on engine balance systems.

Component Engineer - Engine Balance Systems

Division: Power/Train

Location: Whitley

Position Description:

- Component Engineer - Engine Balance Systems
- 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 Powetrain 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.

Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:

- 1) Supplier Management Capability. The successful candidate must be confident and capable in supplier management, ensuring program deliverables and metrics are achieved. Excellent communcation skills are essential
- 2) Knowledge of Manufacturing Processes. Understanding of materials and manufacturing processes for volume produced, precision forged and machined components.
- 3) Fundamentals of Engine Operation Understanding of engine operation and basic mass balance principles.

Experience Required:

- 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.
- Ability to perform tolerance studies on complex systems.
- Strong problem solving capability required.
- 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.
- Qualification to degree level or equivalent is required.

Experience Preferred:

- Six sigma problem solving capability.
- Working knowledge of gear design.
- Understanding of engine balance requirements and calculation principles.

Component Engineer - Engine Balance Systems