Project Engineer

Ref No. BHN530653
Salary £40,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Arun, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


A market leading automotive consultancy is looking for a dynamic Project Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis.


requirements; performance; projects; automotive

The Job

An opportunity exists for a Project Engineer to work on a diverse range of mechanical engineering projects, encompassing IC engines, Electric vehicles, Hydrogen Fuel Cells and other technologies at the forefront of our vision "to create a safe and sustainable world".

Job Duties:

To deliver systems from concept to production as follows:

  • Prepare Engineering Specifications to define requirements in terms of performance, durability, cost, weight, etc
  • Working with the wider engineering team, take responsibility for coordinating the design, analysis and development activities for a given system or systems
  • Manage the system DFMEA and DVP to ensure the system is robust
  • Progress the design through the project gateways to ensure that parts are released to support DVP activities and meet production timing
  • Manage suppliers of components for prototypes, development and production, including hosting meetings and issuing meeting minutes
  • Problem solving and issue resolution to maintain the project timing
  • Work to agreed quality procedures and validation processes
  • Presenting clear and reasoned status reports to internal and external customers
  • Occasional support to sales teams in the development of market opportunities through client interaction and proposal support

Required Qualifications and Experience:

BEng degree at 2:1 grade or higher is preferred although other qualifications will be considered.

The successful applicant will have experience in most of the following:

  • Previous system or component ownership responsibility
  • Experience in a similar role (i.e. PMST, CPMT, Module Leader, Component Engineer, Application Engineer, etc)
  • Design and release of components and systems through to production
  • Preparing Design FMEAs
  • Testing and development of prototype systems through to production
  • Supplier management and customer interaction
  • Experience of working on mechanical engineering technologies, that may include: IC Engine systems (Base engine, air handling, fuel injection, pumps, etc), Electric Drive Units, Hydrogen Fuel Cells
  • An awareness of, or direct experience in the following:
  • Supplier Quality Assurance activities, including APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, etc.
  • Manufacturing and production engineering


Experience in some or all of the following:

Component releasing, reading and using engineering drawings, FMEA, DVP, Design & Development, SQA, APQP & PPAP, 8D type problem solving, CAD visualisation tools, BOM or ETRS, supplier management.

Excellent PC skills required.

Good report writing and presentation skills are essential.

Cade Bryant
manages this role


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