Lead Engineer (Cooling)

Caresoft Global Limited
£25 per hour Ltd Co.
07 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Lead Engineer (Cooling) Whitley, Coventry £25.00 ph Ltd Co. Contract Reference: J31189 Position Description Our prestigious Automotive client based in Whitley, Coventry is looking for a highly skilled and experienced Lead Engineer to work within our Clients ever expanding Powertrain department on a full time basis. This role is Responsible for the delivery of Heat Exchangers and Charge Air Coolers for all programmes. The Cooling Systems team is based at Whitley and is part of the Power Train Systems Engineering group within Powertrain Engineering. The primary purpose of the group is to design Cooling Systems and manage the delivery of all programs that have Cooling System content. This is a brilliant opportunity for the chosen candidate to work in a very modern and luxurious working environment. The successful Lead Engineer will be working a 40-hour week with access to onsite parking. Key Responsibilities: Liaise with vehicle programme teams to agree system targets (quality, function, cost, weight) and define system content Work with Suppliers and CAD team to manage delivery of Heat Exchangers on time, to agreed targets and within budget (Piece, Tooling and D&D) Lead the quality planning activities including component FMEA and Design Rules and Standards Visit supplier sites as required Ensure compliance with all Product Creation System timing ( PCS), Design Rules ( TPJLRs) and APQP requirements Drive Module Business Team Technical Meetings to resolve issues in the delivery of Heat Exchangers Manage the resolution of technical issues through the AIMs system Support System Strategy and project target conflicts to resolution Lead the Validation Plan and ensure it meets appropriate programme gateways and monitor progress against the plan Develop and manage Component Timing Plans to ensure programme milestones are met Support for the various builds throughout the delivery of the programme Lead the release activities required to support component maturation up to Work with Advance Product Creation team, Vehicle Packaging and Technical Specialist to develop feasible design assumptions for future Heat Exchangers Define standards and drive technical excellence to be best in class Key Skills Required for Submission: Knowledge of engineering release process ( GPDS / PCDS /PCS) Self motivated and driven Adaptable to changing demands Experience Required : Sound understanding of the Design and Development Process Good engineering knowledge to include design for assembly, fit and function and a good understanding of GD&T Working knowledge of GPDS /PCS Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Project Management and a strong disciplined approach to engineering delivery Able to demonstrate ability to plan and deliver components or systems from concept to production Able to demonstrate experience of managing suppliers Good working knowledge of IT systems - WERS, eFDVS, AIMS, RMDV2 Current Driving Licence Experience Preferred: Powertrain experience Experience of pressure charged engine systems CFD experience or awareness of Knowledge of PTSE Component/System design ( including plastics ) Product Development experience and/or awareness Experience and working knowledge of FMA processes Able to demonstrate ability to plan and deliver components or systems from concept to production Do not miss out on your chance of interview – APPLY NOW Our Clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 General Visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency. We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries. No terminology within this advert is intended to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, race or disability and we welcome all applications. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66827608

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