Component Engineer (Engines)

Ref No. EMP403338
Location Shoreham-By-Sea, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

An opportunity exists within the Ricardo Systems Engineering Team for engine systems engineers to work on a diverse range of engine related and mechanical engineering projects.

Important

Engine Component Experience

The Job

The Role

An opportunity exists within the Ricardo Systems Engineering Team for engine systems engineers to work on a diverse range of engine related and mechanical engineering projects.

Job Duties:

To deliver engine systems from concept to production as follows:

  • Prepare Engineering Specifications to define requirements in terms of cost, weight, performance, durability, etc
  • Lead the design, analysis and development activities with the wider engineering team for a given engine system or systems
  • Manage the system FMEA and DVP to ensure the system is robust
  • Progress the design through the customer gateways to ensure that parts are released to support DVP activities and meet production timing
  • Manage suppliers of the system components for prototypes, development and production
  • Problem solving and issue resolution to maintain the project timing
  • Work to client quality procedures and validation processes
  • Support of the 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 the following

  • Engine hardware systems such as base engine, valvetrain, FEAD, manifolds, air handling, fuel injection, pumps etc
  • Previous system ownership responsibility with release 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
  • Testing and development of prototype systems through to production
  • Interaction with customers and suppliers

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

Skills

Experience of one or more engine systems, having previously managed components from concept to production.

Experience in some or all of the following would be beneficial: Component releasing, interpreting engineering drawings, FMEA, DVP, Design & Development, APQP, problem solving (8D type), CAD visualisation tools, BOM, ETRS, supplier management.

Excellent PC skills required. Good report writing and presentation skills are essential.

Personal Attributes

You will be comfortable in meeting environments, and be able to put forward full and reasoned arguments, based on data analysis. You will be able to coordinate and understand information from multiple engineering functions.

You will be a motivated self-starter who manages their time and takes pride in engineering good solutions to complex problems. A customer facing position, a professional outlook, good communication ability with the ability to meet commitments will lead to a rewarding career at Ricardo.

You should also have a full driving license and when required, be prepared to travel in the U.K and abroad.

Knowledge

Experience of one or more engine systems, having previously managed components from concept to production.

Flexibility in applying Engineering knowledge would be a key advantage, allowing not only engine systems work to be undertaken, but also to be capable of supporting the wider Systems engineering team across a range of other exciting projects from Hybrids and electrified vehicles through to complex supercar transmissions and new clean-sheet vehicle programmes.

Ricardo offers competitive salary and benefits packages, along with excellent training, development and promotional opportunities for the right person.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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